Historical Events In August - 03
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
0008 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned on August - 03.
1312 On August - 03 power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200
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 Columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies" on August - 03.
1492 On August - 03 all Jews are expelled from Spain
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 August - 03.
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 On this day in history david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)
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 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 August - 03.
1640 On August - 03 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka
1645 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on August - 03.
1645 On August - 03 august Kuhnel, composer
1650 Viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army on this day in history.
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 On this day in history battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army
1704 English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
1708 On this day in history battle at TrencsĂ©n: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army
1716 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides on this day in history.
1748 Carl Ludwig Junker, composer on this day in history.
1770 On this day in history frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)
1777 On this day in history la Scala Opera House in Milan opening
1778 Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan on August - 03.