Historical Events In August - 03
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
0008 On August - 03 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 On August - 03 battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings
1108 On August - 03 louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned
1312 Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200 on this day in history.
1387 On August - 03 olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies
1492 Christopher Columbus sets sail from Spain on a voyage that would take him to the present-day Americas on August - 03.
1492 Columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies" on August - 03.
1492 All Jews are expelled from Spain on August - 03.
1527 First known letter was sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland on this day in history.
1527 Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on this day in history.
1529 On this day in history "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I
1530 On August - 03 philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies
1557 Dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes on this day in history.
1596 David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) on August - 03.
1604 On August - 03 bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander
1635 The third of the Tokugawa shoguns, Iemitsu, establishes the system of alternate attendance (sankin kotai) by which the feudal daimyō 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 August - 03.
1640 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka on this day in history.
1645 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on August - 03.
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on this day in history.
1650 Viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army on August - 03.
1676 Nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia" on this day in history.
1678 Robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.
1678 Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on August - 03.
1692 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army on August - 03.
1704 English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on August - 03.
1708 Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides on August - 03.
1748 On this day in history carl Ludwig Junker, composer
1770 On August - 03 frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)
1777 On this day in history la Scala Opera House in Milan opening
1778 On this day in history teatro alla Scala opens in Milan