Historical Events In August - 03
Saturday, 17 April 2021
0008 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus on this day in history.
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 On this day in history p'ang Yun, [Layman P'ang], Exemplary Zen practitioner, dies in China
0881 Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings on this day in history.
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 Olaf V Haakonsson, King of Denmark (1376-87)/Norway (1380-87), dies on August - 03.
1492 On August - 03 christopher Columbus sets sail from Spain on a voyage that would take him to the present-day Americas.
1492 On August - 03 columbus sets sail from Palos, Spain for "Indies"
1492 All Jews are expelled from Spain on August - 03.
1527 First known letter was sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland on August - 03.
1527 On August - 03 scaramuccia Trivulzio, Italian cardinal
1529 "Ladies' Peace" (treaty of Cambrai)-emperor Charles V & King French I on this day in history.
1530 On this day in history philibert Chalon, prince of Orange/viceroy of Naples, dies
1557 On August - 03 dutch States-General meet at Valenciennes
1596 On this day in history david Fabricius discovers light variation of Mira (1st variable star)
1604 Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander on August - 03.
1635 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 2,000 men VOC-army surrounds the city of Malakka
1645 On August - 03 battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians
1645 On August - 03 august Kuhnel, composer
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 On this day in history robert LaSalle builds first ship in America, Griffon
1678 Robert LaSalle builds 1st ship in America, Griffon on this day in history.
1692 On this day in history battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army
1704 On August - 03 english/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar
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 this day in history.
1748 On this day in history carl Ludwig Junker, composer
1770 Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840) on this day in history.
1777 On August - 03 la Scala Opera House in Milan opening
1778 On this day in history teatro alla Scala opens in Milan