Historical Events In August - 03
Friday, 07 August 2020
1860 On August - 03 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 this day in history 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 August - 03.
1872 On this day in history haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)
1873 Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39) on August - 03.
1874 On this day in history eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)
1877 Karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1878 On this day in history constantino Gaito, composer
1881 Boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous on August - 03.
1882 Congress passes first law restricting immigration on this day in history.
1882 Congress passes 1st law restricting immigration on August - 03.
1882 Charles O'Neill, composer on August - 03.
1884 On this day in history louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz)
1885 Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer on August - 03.
1886 On August - 03 per August Olander, composer, dies at 62
1887 Rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914) on this day in history.
1890 On August - 03 louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76
1892 On August - 03 oscar van Hemel, composer
1894 On August - 03 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 On August - 03 brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper
1899 On August - 03 sally Benson, novelist
1900 On this day in history firestone Tire & Rubber Company founded.
1900 On this day in history arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
1901 Bernard Reichel, composer on this day in history.
1902 On August - 03 habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)
1902 August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1904 On August - 03 british journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa
1904 Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station) on this day in history.