This day in history - September 3

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This day in history - September 3.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 3, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 3 revolved around events relating to the Foundation of San Marino, Coronation of Richard I of England, Succession of Richard Cromwell as Lord Protector of England, First Flying of the American Flag, Signing of the Treaty of Paris, Writing of 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge', The Pigeon Roost Massacre, Escape from Slavery of Frederick Douglass, Destruction of USS Shenandoah and Setting of the Land Speed Record. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including Saint Marinus, King Richard I, Oliver Cromwell and Richard Cromwell, Sir William Howe and William Maxwell, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay and David Hartley, William Wordsworth, William Collings, Elias Payne and Henry Collings, Frederick Douglass and Anna Murray, Zachary Lansdowne and Sir Malcolm Campbell.

Foundation of San Marino - September 3, 301: On this day in history, September 3, 301, significant events took place today in Italian Peninsula, Europe, respecting the Foundation of San Marino. San Marino was named after Marinus, a stonemason who became a Christian and fled his home island of Rab (now part of Croatia) after being persecuted for his beliefs. Marinus became a Deacon, and was ordained by the Bishop of Rimini. With the idea of living as a hermit, he built a chapel-monastry on Monte Titano. This later grew to become the state of San Marino. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 301 were Saint Marinus. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Foundation of San Marino *** Date: September 3, 301 *** Place: Italian Peninsula, Europe *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 4th Century *** This day in history ***

Coronation of Richard I of England - September 3, 1189: On this day in history, September 3, 1189, significant events took place today in Westminster, London, England, respecting the Coronation of Richard I of England. Richard I of England was born on September 8, 1157 and succeeded his father, Henry II in 1189. Due to his reputation as a great warrior and leader, Richard I was also known as Richard Coeur de Lion (Richard the Lionheart). The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1189 were King Richard I. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Coronation of Richard I of England *** Date: September 3, 1189 *** Place: Westminster, London, England *** Category: Coronation *** Historical Period: 12th Century *** This day in history ***

Succession of Richard Cromwell as Lord Protector of England - September 3, 1658: On this day in history, September 3, 1658, important events took place today in England, in respect of the Succession of Richard Cromwell as Lord Protector of England. Following the death of Oliver Cromwell on September 3, 1658, Richard Cromwell was informed that he was to succeed his father as Lord Protector of England. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1658 were Oliver Cromwell and Richard Cromwell. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Succession of Richard Cromwell as Lord Protector of England *** Date: September 3, 1658 *** Place: England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

First Flying of the American Flag - September 3, 1777: On this day in history, September 3, 1777, important events took place today in Newark, Delaware, USA, in respect of the First Flying of the American Flag. During the American Revolutionary war, the British and German forces, under the command of Sir William Howe, advanced on the Continental Army and American Militia of William Maxwell, at Cooch's Bridge. It was during this battle that the American Flag was flown for the first time. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1777 were Sir William Howe and William Maxwell. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: First Flying of the American Flag *** Date: September 3, 1777 *** Place: Newark, Delaware, USA *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Signing of the Treaty of Paris - September 3, 1783: On this day in history, September 3, 1783, important events took place today in Paris, France, in respect of the Signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty of Paris ended the American Revolutionary War and was signed in Paris, France, by Benjamin Franklin, John Jay and David Hartley. The British were represented by Richard Oswald. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1783 were Benjamin Franklin, John Jay and David Hartley. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Signing of the Treaty of Paris *** Date: September 3, 1783 *** Place: Paris, France *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Writing of 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge' - September 3, 1802: On this day in history, September 3, 1802, important events took place today in On Route to France, in respect of the Writing of 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge'. It's generally believed that the famous sonnet Composed upon Westminster Bridge was written by William Wordsworth on September 3, 1802, however some believe that it was on July 31, 1802. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1802 were William Wordsworth. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Writing of 'Composed Upon Westminster Bridge' *** Date: September 3, 1802 *** Place: On Route to France *** Category: Poetry *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

The Pigeon Roost Massacre - September 3, 1812: On this day in history, September 3, 1812, crucial events took place today in Pigeon Roost, Indiana, USA, relating to the The Pigeon Roost Massacre. William E. Collings established the village of Pigeon Roost in 1809. On September 3, 1812, a group of native Shawnee Indians, and possibly some other tribes, attacked the village killing 24 settlers including Elias Payne and Henry Collings. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1812 were William Collings, Elias Payne and Henry Collings. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: The Pigeon Roost Massacre *** Date: September 3, 1812 *** Place: Pigeon Roost, Indiana, USA *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Escape from Slavery of Frederick Douglass - September 3, 1838: On this day in history, September 3, 1838, momentous events took place today in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, with regard to the Escape from Slavery of Frederick Douglass. Following several unsuccessful attempts to escape slavery, Frederick Douglass finally managed when he boarded a train in Baltimore. With a little money and a sailor's uniform that had been given to him by his future wife, Anna Murray, he made his way to Philadelphia in less than 24 hours. Settling in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Douglass became a preacher and abolitionist. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1838 were Frederick Douglass and Anna Murray. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Escape from Slavery of Frederick Douglass *** Date: September 3, 1838 *** Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA *** Category: Slavery *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Destruction of USS Shenandoah - September 3, 1925: On this day in history, September 3, 1925, important events took place today in Caldwell, Ohio, USA, in respect of the Destruction of USS Shenandoah. USS Shenandoah, a United States Navy rigid airship, left Lakehurst Naval Air Station, near Trenton, New Jersey, on September 2 for a promotional flight. On the morning of September 3, the airship flew through some thunderstorms and was torn apart by violent turbulence. The airship crashed near Caldwell, Ohio, killing 14 crew members including Commander Zachary Lansdowne. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1925 were Zachary Lansdowne. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Destruction of USS Shenandoah *** Date: September 3, 1925 *** Place: Caldwell, Ohio, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Setting of the Land Speed Record - September 3, 1935: On this day in history, September 3, 1935, critical events took place today in Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA, regarding the Setting of the Land Speed Record. Sir Malcolm Campbell set a new land speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in 1935. Set in the Campbell-Railton Blue Bird, the achieved speed of 301.337 miles per hour was his final land speed record. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 3, 1935 were Sir Malcolm Campbell. Facts on this day in History September 3: Events on this day in history: Setting of the Land Speed Record *** Date: September 3, 1935 *** Place: Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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