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 This day in History - August 3
373 Historic Events for August 3
1833

Stoffel Muller, Dutch sect leader, dies

Death
1835

Wenzel Muller, composer, dies at 67

Death
1847

Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina

Birth
1850

Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper)

Birth
1851

Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader

Birth
1852

1st intercollegiate rowing race, Harvard beats Yale by 4 lengths

Event
1854

Fernand de La Tombelle, composer

Birth
1855

Rotterdam-Gouda railway opens

Event
1860

American Canoe Association founded at Lake George NY

Event
1861

Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas

Event
1863

Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens

Event
1863

Governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY

Event
1864

Battle of Mobile AL

Event
1867

Stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37)

Birth
1871

Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)

Birth
1872

Haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)

Birth
1873

Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39)

Birth
1874

EugŠne Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)

Birth
1877

Karl Georg Lickl, composer, dies at 75

Death
1878

Constantino Gaito, composer

Birth
1881

Boers signs Convention of Pretoria: Transvaal semi-autonomous

Event
1881

US Nation Lawn Tennis Association removes "Nation" from name

Event
1882

Charles O'Neill, composer

Birth
1882

Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer

Birth
1882

Congress passes 1st law restricting immigration

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