Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 19 April 2019
0008 On this day in history roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.
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 P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China on August - 03.
0881 On this day in history battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings
1108 Louis VI, "the Fat One," King of France, crowned on this day in history.
1312 On this day in history 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 Christopher Columbus sets sail from Spain on a voyage that would take him to the present-day Americas on this day in history.
1492 On August - 03 columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies"
1492 On this day in history 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 On this day in history scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal
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 August - 03.
1557 Dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes on this day in history.
1596 David Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star) on this day in history.
1604 On this day in history 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 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 On August - 03 battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on August - 03.
1650 On August - 03 viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army
1676 Nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia" on this day in history.
1678 On this day in history robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon
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 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 On this day in history sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides on August - 03.
1748 On August - 03 carl Ludwig Junker, composer
1770 On August - 03 frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)
1777 La Scala Opera House in Milan opening on August - 03.
1778 Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan on this day in history.