Historical Events In August - 03
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
0008 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus on August - 03.
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 On August - 03 power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200
1387 Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on this day in history.
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 All Jews are expelled from Spain on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1529 On August - 03 "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 Dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes on August - 03.
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 On August - 03 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).
1640 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka on August - 03.
1645 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on this day in history.
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on August - 03.
1650 On August - 03 viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army
1676 On this day in history nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"
1678 Robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon on August - 03.
1678 Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.
1692 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army on August - 03.
1704 English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar on this day in history.
1708 On this day in history battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army
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 this day in history.
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.