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Historical Events In August - 03

Thursday, 21 January 2021

1925  On August - 03 last US troops leave Nicaragua (there since 1912)  

1925  William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies on August - 03.  

1926  The birth of Tony Bennett, American singer on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus  

1926  Tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF) on this day in history.  

1927  Enrique Pinella, composer on this day in history.  

1928  Ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec) on this day in history.  

1928  On August - 03 c√©cile Aubry, French actress  

1929  On August - 03 bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap)  

1930  2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games on this day in history.  

1930  On August - 03 james Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father)  

1931  On this day in history alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum)  

1932  On August - 03 elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter)  

1933  Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931) on August - 03.  

1933  On August - 03 pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)  

1933  Arthur Collins, singer/comedian (Peerless Quartet), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history three days of anti-Jewish rioting in Constantine, Algeria leave 23 Jews killed and 35 wounded. The pogroms are traced to Radio-Berlin and Radio-Stuttgart Nazi broadcasts.  

1934  Carl F baron von Langen-Parow, German equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928) on August - 03.  

1936  On this day in history sS Calyx, built at Eems, Germany in 1929 and renamed in 1936, she sank at the entrance to Ipswich dock. Declared a total loss and later broken up at Ipswich.  

1936  The U.S. State Department urges Americans living in Spain to leave because of the Spanish civil war on this day in history.  

1938  Alexander Malyschkin, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1939  Jean Genets "Ondine," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1939  Eugust Enna, composer, dies at 80 on August - 03.  

1940  Lithuanian is accepted into the USSR on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history the birth of Martin Sheen, American actor  

1940  On this day in history german occupiers forbid ritual slaughters & English & French movies  

1940  Willard Hershberger, catcher (Cin Reds), commits suicide on this day in history.  

1941  Benzine sales limited in US on August - 03.  

1943  A private in an army hospital in Sicily is slapped by U.S. General George S. Patton, who accused the soldier of cowardice. Patton later apologized for the incident, at the request of General Dwight D. Eisenhower on August - 03.  

1943  On this day in history gen Patton slaps a US GI in the hospital accusing him of cowardice  

1944  Allied troops conquer Myitkyina Burma on August - 03.  

1944  Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history belgian govt of Huysmans, forms  

1948  On August - 03 cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1509  √Čtienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546) was born on this day in history.  

1645  August Kuhnel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1692  On August - 03 birth of john Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759)  

1748  Carl Ludwig Junker, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  On August - 03 birth of frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)  

1801  Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace) was born on August - 03.  

1808  Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

1811  On this day in history birth of elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator)  


Famous Deaths In August - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0808  P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China on this day in history.  

1387  Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.  

1460  On August - 03 death of king James II of Scotland (b. 1430)  

1527  On August - 03 death of scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal  

1530  Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.  

1546  On August - 03 death of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (b. 1484)  

1604  On August - 03 death of bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander  

1621  On August - 03 death of guillaume du Vair, French writer (b. 1556)  

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