Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 26 September 2020
0008 On this day in history roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.
0435 Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, was exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt on this day in history.
0808 P'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China on this day in history.
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 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 August - 03 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 this day in history.
1492 All Jews are expelled from Spain on this day in history.
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 August - 03.
1529 "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I on August - 03.
1530 On this day in history philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies
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 Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on this day in history.
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 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka on this day in history.
1645 Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians on this day in history.
1645 August Kuhnel, composer on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army
1676 On this day in history nathaniel Bacon publishes "Declaration of People of Virginia"
1678 On August - 03 robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon
1678 On August - 03 robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon
1692 On August - 03 battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army
1704 On August - 03 english/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar
1708 Battle at Trencsén: Austria beats Hungarian rebellion army on August - 03.
1716 Sebastian Duron, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie lands on Eriskay, Hebrides on this day in history.
1748 On August - 03 carl Ludwig Junker, composer
1770 On this day in history frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)
1777 La Scala Opera House in Milan opening on this day in history.
1778 Teatro alla Scala opens in Milan on this day in history.