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Famous Events For August 3 – Today In History

August 3: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 3 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. August 3, – 8 Dalmatians defeated by Roman Empire general Tiberius on the banks of the river Bathinus
2. August 3, 435- Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II exiles the Deposed patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius to a monastery in Egypt
3. August 3, 881- Vikings were beaten by French King Louis III at the battle at Saucourt

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4. August 3, 1108 – Crowning of Louis VI, as King of France
5. August 3, 1312 – Over 200 were murdered by the Power of the Luik Patriarch
6. August 3, 1492 – First voyage with three ships, Santa Maria, Pinta, and Nina, by Christopher Columbus from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the Indies
7. August 3, 1527 – John Rut sends from St. John’s Newfoundland, North America first known letter
8. August 3, 1529 – The Holy Roman Empire and the French enter a treaty known as Peace of the Ladies, negotiated by Louise of Savoy and Margret of Austria
9. August 3, – At Valenciennes, the Dutch States General meet
10. August 3, 1596 – Light variation of Mira (1st variable star) discovered by David Fabricius
11. August 3, 1640 – The city of Malacca surrounded by 2000 men VOV-army
12. August 3, 1645 – Bavarians defeated by the French at the Battle of Allersheim
13. August 3, 1650 – Accord on standing army entered between Viceroy Willem II and Amsterdam
14. August 3, 1676 – Declaration of People of Virginia published by Nathaniel Bacon
15. August 3, 1692 – Griffon, America’s first ship built by Robert La Salle

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18th Century – What Happened on August 3 – The 1700s

16. August 3, 1704 – Gibraltar occupied by the English and Dutch Navy under Rooke and Callenburgh
17. August 3, 1708 – Hungarian rebellion army defeated by Austria at the Battle of Trenton
18. August 3, 1708 – Opening of Teatro alla Scala in Milan
19. August 3, 1797 – Marriage of non-Jews with Jews who served in the army in Countries of the Bohemian Crown permitted by Emperor Francis I
20. August 3, 1798 – French Navy surrenders to British Admiral Horatio Nelson at the Battle of the Nile – a conclusive victory for the British who capture/destroy 11 French Ships

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19th Century – August 3 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. August 3, 1804 – After completing 5 years’ voyage to Latin America, Alexander von Humboldt, an ecologist, returns to Bordeaux, France
22. August 3, 1829 – William Tell by Giacchino Rossini debuts in Paris
23. August 3, 1833 – Mouth of the river Rio Negro reached by HMS Beagle
24. August 3, 1852 – Harvard triumphs over Yale by 4 lengths at the 1st intercollegiate rowing competition
25. August 3, 1855 – The railway between Rotterdam – Gouda inaugurated
26. August 3, 1860 – At Lake George NY, an association of American Canoe started
27. August 3, 1860 – War in New Zealand, known as, The Second Maori – started
28. August 3, 1861 – Galveston, Texas, bombed by Federal Navy
29. August 3, 1863 – Opening of Saratoga Racetrack (NY)
30. August 3, 1881 – The word “National’ was deleted from the US National Lawn Tennis Association

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31. August 3, 1882 – Law enacted for the first time by Congress limiting immigration
32. August 3, 1897 – ‘Good Mr. Best’, a musical by John McNally debuts in NYC

20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 3 – The 1900

33. August 3, 1900 – Tyre and Rubber Company instituted by Firestone
34. August 3, 1904 – The banned city of Lhasa was visited by Francis Young husband, a British journalist
35. August 3, 1906 – Tom Hughes, a pitcher from Washington National wins his own game 1-0 at 10th

36. August 3, 1907 – Tsar Nicholas of Russia and Emperor Wilhelm of Germany discuss Germany’s plan to construct a railway to Baghdad. This would help Russia to move closer to Britain and finally the Triple Alliance
37. August 3, 1908 – Fossil remains nearly 60,000-year-old of Neanderthal man – Old man of La Chappelle’ – was discovered at La Chappelle-aux-Saints, France by Amadee and Jean Bouyssonie, French brothers
38. August 3, 1913 – four die in labor clashes on a California farm known as Wheatland Hop Riot
39. August 3, 1914 – Maritime ship negotiates through Panama Canal
40. August 3, 1914 – Navy from France cruises to North Africa
41. August 3, 1914 – Belgium was attacked by Germany and the war on France announced in WWI
42. August 3, 1918 – Army of the Allied arrive at Archangel, a Russian port on the White Seas

43. August 3, 1921 – To kill caterpillars aerial crop dusting undertaken for the first time
44. August 3, 1921 – 8 Chicago White Sox were acquitted of Black Sox outrage for technical reasons but were removed by Landis
45. August 3, 1923 – Owing to the death of President Harding, the Baseball games annulled
46. August 3, 1923 – President Warren G Harding’s demise paves the way for VP Calvin Coolidge to become the 30th President of America
47. August 3, 1924 – World Cycle race championship reclaimed by cyclist Piet Moeskops
48. August 3, 1925 – Nicaragua is vacated by the US Army for the last time which was stationed since 1912
49. August 3, 1926 – Piccadilly Circus, London gets traffic lights fitted
50. August 3, 1928 – Olympic 400 m track event won by Ray Barbuti at Amsterdam Olympic saves US from downfall
51. August 3, 1930 – Chuck Klein of Phillies hits twice in 1930 26 straight competitions

52. August 3, 1933 – After 308 games Yonks were out for the first time
53. August 3, 1934 – Offices of the German Chancellor and President amalgamated and Adolf Hitler pronounces himself as Fuhrer (leader)
54. August 3, 1939 –Debut show of Jean Genet’s Ondine in Paris
55. August 3, 1940 – British Somalia attacked by Italian Army
56. August 3, 1940 – USSR accepts Lithuanian SSR into Russia
57. August 3, 1941 – US limits Gas(petroleum) sales in the US
58. August 3, 1941 – Roslavl of the USSR surrenders to the German Army
59. August 3, 1943 – Orel city was attacked by Nazis and set on fire
60. August 3, 1944 – 4000 gypsies fumed at the camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau
61. August 3, 1944 – Lt Gen Joseph Stilwell conquers Myitkyina in Burma with the help of the Allied army
62. August 3, 1946 – Government of Belgian formed by Huysmans

63. August 3, 1948 – Alger Hiss, Advisor to FDR suspected of being communist
64. August 3, 1949 – Ceasefire announced by the Republic of Indonesia
65. August 3, 1951 – CIA Deputy Director, William H Jackson resigns his term
66. August 3, 1952 – Helsinki Finland 15th Olympic Games comes to an end
67. August 3, 1953 – Today Show chooses Frank Blair as a news commentator

68. August 3, 1955 – Support for auto racing withdrawn by the Automobile Association of America
69. August 3, 1955 – 800 m run world record created by Roger Moens
70. August 3, 1956 – 100 m record created by Willie Williams of the US
71. August 3, 1957 – Muslim priest Galeb Ben Ali of Oman accused by British
72. August 3, 1958 – The North Pole was reached by Nautilus, USS submarine for the first time
73. August 3, 1959 – Formation of The Billboard Hot 100
74. August 3, 1959 – Revolt in Guinea-Bissau results in 50 dead
75. August 3, 1960 – France grants independence to Niger
76. August 3, 1962 – 6th HR in 3 games success by Met Frank Thomas of NY
77. August 3, 1963 – Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda issued by Allan Sherman
78. August 3, 1966 – Beatle histories barred by the government of South Africa

79. August 3, 1967 – Army from the US numbering 45000 deployed to Vietnam
80. August 3, 1967 – All Subways in New York City driven by James Law in 22hr,12 Mts
81. August 3, 1968 – Atomic test conducted by France at Muruora
82. August 3, 1969 – Phillies were beaten by Reds, 19-17
83. August 3, 1970 – ‘Philanthropist ‘by Christopher Hampton debuts in London
84. August 3, 1971 – Creation of the group ‘wings’ proclaimed by Paul McCartney
85. August 3, 1972 – Dock strike results in the British Prime Minister declaring emergency crisis
86. August 3, 1972 – Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty approved by Senate at US
87. August 3, 1973 – Dutch Antilles National election won by National People’s party
88. August 3, 1974 – Little Night Music finishes 601 presentations at John Golden Theatre and end
89. August 3, 1975 – Doobie Brothers welcomes Guitarist Jeff Baxter when quits Steely Dan
90. August 3, 1975 – Agreement reached on returning traditional Germans between Poland and West Germany
91. August 3, 1977 – Senate Hearing in the United States about MKULTRA
92. August 3, 1978 – In Edmonton, Canada, the 11th Commonwealth Games inaugurated
93. August 3, 1979 – Atomic Test at Nevada Test Site by US conducted
94. August 3, 1980 – At Moscow, USSR, the 22nd Olympic Games concluded
95. August 3, 1981 – Atomic Test in the Pacific by France
96. August 3, 1982 – NY Yankee manager Gene Michaels replaced by Clyde King
97. August 3, 1983 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada Test Site conducted
98. August 3, 1884 – 32 killed in a bomb strike at the Airport at Madras, India
99. August 3, 1986 – Hall of Fame installs three – Willie McConvey, Bobby Doerr, and Ernie Lombardi
100. August 3,1987 – Dallas Cowboys beaten by Chicago Bears in London scoring 17-6 (NFL expo)
101. August 3, 1988 – 246 KM covered by swimming through the Hudson River from Albany to NYC by Skip Storch
102. August 3,1989 – 4 kids are driven into the river by their father Lawrence Delisle
103. August 3, 1990 – New York State Theatre NYC opens for 11 performances of Little Night Music
104. August 3, 1991 – Jack Moiseyev drives Giant Victory to win Hambletonian
105. August 3, 1992 – New York City on Television/movie lot inaugurated by Paramount
106. August 3,1994 – King Hussein, as a pilot, fly over the Israel airspace in 1st Jordanian plane
107. August 3, 1996 – The accountability of the 1993 raid in Somalia was accepted by US General William F. Garrison, and resigned
108. August 3, 1997 – Golf’s Sprint International won by Phil Mickelson

21st Century – August 3 This Day In History – The 2000s

109. August 3, 2001 – Iran and Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA) Extension Act of 2001 signed into Law by US President George W. Bush
110. August 3, 2004 – Statue of Liberty opened for visitors after being closed since 9/11
111. August 3, 2005 – Mauritanian President Maaouya Ould SidÁhmed deposed in an Army coup when he was attending the funeral of King Fahd in Saudi Arabia
112. August 3, 2008 – In a car mishap near Ruleville, Mississippi, Morgan Freeman, an actor, was injured
113. August 3, 2012 – The United Nations Security Council reprimanded by the United Nations General Assembly for deficiency in action in Syria
114. August 3, 2013 – Suicide bombing in Jalalabad in Afghanistan leaves 9 children dead
115. August 3, 2014 – Gaza Strip vacated by most ground forces of the Israeli Defence Forces
116. August 3, 2015 – Clean Power Plan to cut greenhouse gases disclosed by US President Obama

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