April 03 in History – What happened on 03 April in Past

03 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 03, the day number in a year is 93 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 94. April 03 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 03 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1043Edward the Confessor was crowned King of England, the last king of the House of Wessex.
1680Maratha ruler Shivaji died at Raigad Fort in Maharashtra.
1776George Washington received an LL.D. honorary degree from Harvard College.
1783Sweden and the US signed a treaty of amity and commerce.
1856About 4,000 people died in a BAM blast in a church in the Rhodes Islands of Greece.
1860The Pony Express, a mail service that became the most directmeans of long distance communication to the American West, beganoperation.
1888The first of eleven unsolved brutal murders of women committedin or near the impoverished Whitechapel district in the East End of London, occurred.
1895The libel trial instigated by Irish author Oscar Wilde began, eventually resulting in Wilde's arrest, trial and imprisonment on charges of gross indecency.
1896The first edition of the Italian sports newspaper La Gazzetta Dallo Sports was published.
1903Social reformer and freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay was born in Mangalore district of Karnataka.
1910Juan Vargas has 114 years of experience of the battle of the Alamo and has written all the details of his life.
1911Draft registration became compulsory for all boys aged 14 to 20 in New Zealand.
1914India's first Field Marshal S. HF Jay Manekshaw was born in Amritsar.
1922Joseph Stalin became the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
1933The plane flew for the first time over Mount Everest, the world's highest peak.
1936Richard Hauptmann was executed in the electric chair for the kidnapping and murder of the 'Lindbergh baby'.
1942The German submarine U-702 was lost in the North Sea mine.
1946Imperial Japanese Army officer Masaharu Homma was executed for war crimes relating to the Bataan Death March.
1948An uprising began on Jeju Island, eventually leading to thedeaths of between 14,000 and 30,000 individuals due to fighting betweenits various factions, and the violent suppression of the rebellion by the South Korean army.
1948The Marshall Plan, an economic recovery program established by US Secretary of State George Marshall to assist the post-World War II re-building of Europe, was signed into law.
1949The US, Britain, France and Canada signed the North Atlantic Treaty.
1961An individual Leadbeater's possum, thought to have been extinctfor over 50 years, was discovered in New South Wales, Australia.
1962Jawaharlal Nehru was elected the Prime Minister of India.
1968The American film Planet of the Apes was released in theaters.
1971The Japanese to kusatsu television series Kamen Rider premiered, marking the beginning of the long-running Kamen Rider franchise.
1973On a New York City street, Motorola researcher Martin Coopermade the first public call on a handheld mobile phone.
1981The Osborne 1 , the first successful portablecomputer, was unveiled at the West Coast Computer Faire in SanFrancisco.
1987The Showboat Casino Hotel was established in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
1995UCLA bruins beat Arkansas by 89-78 in 57th NCAA men’s baseball championship.
1996A US Air Force CT-43 crashed into a mountainside while attempting an instrument approach to Dubrovnik Airport in Dubrovnik, Croatia, killing Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown and all the other 34 people on board.
1997Dream Johnny Mercer opened at Royale New York City for record i.e. 71-1.
1999India launched its first global telecom satellite INSAT 1E.
2001Former President of the United States Bill Clinton visited India.
2006The Maoists declared a ceasefire in Nepal.
2007Texas law enforcement authorities raided the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' YFZ Ranch, eventually removing 533 women and children from the premises.
2008Indian social worker Medha Patkar was awarded the National Krantivir Award 2008.
2010Rescuers in Shanxi, china, entered a flooded mine to help over 153 workers was held.
2011Kazakhstan holds a presidential election; President Nursultan Nazarbayev wins 95% of the vote.
2011President Nursultan Nazarbayev won 95%of the vote when Kazakhstan held a presidential election.
2012Following the news international phone hacking scandal, James, Murdock resigned as chairman of BSKYB.
201217 migrant workers killed in heavy fire in Moscow, capital of Russia.
2013The US TV network NBC announces Jay Leno, host of 'The Tonight Show' will leave in the spring of 2014, and be replaced by comedian Jimmy Fallon.
2013The northeastern section of Buenos Aires Province, Argentina,experienced several flash floods that claimed the lives of at least 100people.
2013More than 50 people died in the severe floods in Argentina.
2014David Letterman announces that he will retire from the 'Late Show' in 2015.
2014The mall-building company owned by Filipino billionaire Henry Sy is set to accelerate mall development in China.
2016West Indies won the ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2016 by defeating England in the final match played at the Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata.

Famous Birthdays of April 03:

YearName / Profession / Country
1899David Jack / Footballer / United Kingdom
1989Israel Folau / Footballer / Australia
1951Mitch Woods / Writer / United States of America
1968Tomoaki Kanemoto / Baseball Player / Japan
1975Aries Spears / Actor / United States of America
1956Kalle Kulbok / Politician / Estonia
1885St John Philby / Colonial / United Kingdom
1914Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw / Indian Army / India
1938Phil Rodgers / Golfer / United States of America
1984Jonathan Blondel / Footballer / Belgium
1943Richard Manuel / Singer / Canada
1778Pierre Bretonneau / Doctor / France
1988Brandon Graham / Footballer / United States of America
1822Edward Everett Hale / Historian / United States of America
1978Matthew Goode / Actor / United Kingdom
1922Yevhen Bulanchyk / Hurdler / Ukraine
1982Iain Fyfe / Footballer / Australia
1928Emmett Johns / Priest / Canada
1983Ben Foster / Footballer / United Kingdom
1919Clairette Oddera / Actress / France
1944Tony Orlando / Singer / United States of America
1823William M. Tweed / Politician / United States of America
1953James Smith / Boxer / United States of America
1882Philippe Desranleau / Bishop / Canada
1968Jamie Hewlett / Author / United Kingdom
1949A. C. Grayling / Philosopher / United Kingdom
1887Nishizō Tsukahara / Admiral / Japan
1996Mayo Hibi / Tennis Player / Japan
1529Michael Neander / Astronomer / Germany
1929Poul Schlüter / Politician / Denmark

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