Historical Events In August - 03
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1860 On this day in history second Maori War begins
1861 On August - 03 first manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA
1861 On August - 03 federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas
1863 Governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY on August - 03.
1864 On August - 03 battle of Mobile AL
1867 On this day in history stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37)
1871 Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928) on this day in history.
1872 Haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57) on August - 03.
1873 On this day in history albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39)
1874 Eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra) on this day in history.
1877 On this day in history karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75
1878 Constantino Gaito, composer on August - 03.
1881 On August - 03 boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous
1882 On August - 03 congress passes first law restricting immigration
1882 On August - 03 congress passes 1st law restricting immigration
1882 Charles O'Neill, composer on August - 03.
1884 Louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz) on this day in history.
1885 On August - 03 naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer
1886 On August - 03 per August Olander, composer, dies at 62
1887 On this day in history rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914)
1890 Louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1892 On August - 03 oscar van Hemel, composer
1894 On this day in history harry Heilmann, SF Cal, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit)
1894 George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1897 John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC on August - 03.
1898 Brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper on this day in history.
1899 On August - 03 sally Benson, novelist
1900 Firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded on August - 03.
1900 On August - 03 arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
1901 Bernard Reichel, composer on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)
1902 August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer, dies at 54 on August - 03.
1904 British journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa on this day in history.
1904 Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station) on this day in history.