Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 04 April 2020
0008 On this day in history roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.
0435 On August - 03 deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, was exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.
0808 On August - 03 p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China
0881 Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings on this day in history.
1108 Louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned on August - 03.
1312 On August - 03 power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200
1387 Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.
1492 On this day in history christopher Columbus sets sail from Spain on a voyage that would take him to the present-day Americas.
1492 Columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies" on this day in history.
1492 All Jews are expelled from Spain on this day in history.
1527 On this day in history first known letter was sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland.
1527 On this day in history scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal
1529 "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I on August - 03.
1530 On this day in history philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies
1557 Dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes on this day in history.
1596 On this day in history david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)
1604 Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on this day in history.
1635 The third of the Tokugawa shoguns, Iemitsu, establishes the system of alternate attendance (sankin kotai) by which the feudal daimyĹŤ are required to spend one year at Edo Castle in Tokyo and one year back home at their feudal manor, while their families remained in Tokyo as virtual political hostages. (Traditional Japanese Date: June 21, 1635) on this day in history.
1640 On this day in history 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka
1645 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on this day in history.
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on this day in history.
1650 On August - 03 viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army
1676 On this day in history nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"
1678 On this day in history robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon
1678 Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.
1692 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army on this day in history.
1704 On this day in history english/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar
1708 Battle at TrencsĂ©n: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on August - 03.
1716 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56
1745 On this day in history bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides
1748 Carl Ludwig Junker, composer on August - 03.
1770 On this day in history frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)
1777 La Scala Opera House in Milan opening on August - 03.
1778 On this day in history teatro alla Scala opens in Milan