On This Day in History for August 3

Events in History

  • 8 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus
  • 435 Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, exiled by Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt
  • 881 Battle at Saucourt: French King Louis III beats the Vikings
  • 1108 Louis VI "The Fat" King of France, crowned at the cathedral in Orléans after his half brother prevents him reaching Reims
  • 1312 Power of Luik Patriarch murders over 200
  • 1492 Christopher Columbus with Juan de la Cosa second-in-command sets sail on his first voyage with three ships, Santa María, Pinta and Niña from Palos de la Frontera, Spain for the "Indies"
  • 1527 First known letter sent from North America by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland
  • 1529 "Peace of the Ladies" (Treaty of Cambrai) made between Holy Roman Empire and the French, negotiated by Louise of Savoy and Margaret of Austria
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