Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0008 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus on August - 03.
0435 On this day in history deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, was exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.
0808 P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China on this day in history.
0881 Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings on this day in history.
1108 On August - 03 louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned
1312 Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200 on August - 03.
1387 Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.
1492 On August - 03 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 August - 03.
1492 All Jews are expelled from Spain on August - 03.
1527 On August - 03 first known letter was sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland.
1527 Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on this day in history.
1529 "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I on this day in history.
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 August - 03 david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)
1604 Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on August - 03.
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 On this day in history battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army
1676 Nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia" on this day in history.
1678 Robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon on August - 03.
1678 On August - 03 robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon
1692 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army on August - 03.
1704 On this day in history english/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar
1708 Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on this day in history.
1716 Sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56 on August - 03.
1745 On August - 03 bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides
1748 Carl Ludwig Junker, composer on this day in history.
1770 Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) on August - 03.
1777 On August - 03 la Scala Opera House in Milan opening
1778 Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan on August - 03.