Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 04 July 2020
0008 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus on August - 03.
0435 Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, was exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt on August - 03.
0808 P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China on this day in history.
0881 On August - 03 battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings
1108 On this day in history louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned
1312 Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200 on this day in history.
1387 Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 August - 03.
1527 Scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal on August - 03.
1529 "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I on this day in history.
1530 Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.
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 On August - 03 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).
1640 On this day in history 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka
1645 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on August - 03.
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on August - 03.
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 this day in history.
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 English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on August - 03.
1708 Battle at TrencsĂ©n: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on this day in history.
1716 Sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides on August - 03.
1748 Carl Ludwig Junker, composer on August - 03.
1770 Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) on this day in history.
1777 On August - 03 la Scala Opera House in Milan opening
1778 On this day in history teatro alla Scala opens in Milan