Ephemeris of August 3

Ephemeris of August 3

1830: Entrenched in Saint-Cloud since July 29 when a new regime is put in place with a provisional government made up of five members to which is added La Fayette at the head of the National Guard, Charles X is forced to abdicate.

1492: The Genoese Navigator Christopher Colombus left the port of Palos (Andalusia) in the hope of reaching the East Indies from the west.

1347: After eleven months of siege, the city ​​of calais capitulates to the English troops. The King of England Edward III promises to avoid the massacre on condition that six citizens of the city are handed over to him.



Video: Astro-ephemeris-animation for August 2012 by Robert von Heeren