Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 23 August 2019
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 August - 03.
0881 Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings on August - 03.
1108 Louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned on August - 03.
1312 Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200 on August - 03.
1387 On this day in history olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies
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 On this day in history columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies"
1492 On August - 03 all Jews are expelled from Spain
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 On this day in history "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I
1530 Philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies on this day in history.
1557 On this day in history dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes
1596 David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) on this day in history.
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 On August - 03 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka
1645 On August - 03 battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on this day in history.
1650 Viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army on this day in history.
1676 On August - 03 nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"
1678 On August - 03 robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon
1678 Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on August - 03.
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 On August - 03 battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army
1716 Sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56 on August - 03.
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 August - 03.
1777 La Scala Opera House in Milan opening on August - 03.
1778 Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan on August - 03.