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

✅ Published on August 3rd, 2019 in August in History

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

According to Gregory calendar, on August 03, the day number in a year is 215 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 216. August 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.

August 03 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1704Gibraltar captured the English fleet of Kallenburah.
1803Second Anglo-Maratha War started against Scindia of British Gwalior.
1811Jungfra's first ascent was the third highest summit in the Bernani Alps.
1852The inaugural Harvard–Yale Regatta—the firstintercollegiate sports event in the United States—was held on LakeWinnipesaukee, New Hampshire.
1860The Second Maori War was launched in New Zealand.
1882The US Congress pushed forward the 1882 Immigration Act.
1886Mathalisharan Gupta, a poet of classical compositions like Panchavati, Yashodhara, Saket, was born on this day in Chirgaon, Jhansi.
1892The first electric light bulb in Bulgaria was used at the Plovdiv Fair.
1899John Marshall Law School founded in Chicago.
1900The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, a pioneer in the massproduction of automobile tires, was founded by Harvey Firestone inAkron, Ohio, US.
1900The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company was established.
1913A strike by agricultural workers in Wheatland, California, US,degenerated into a riot, one of the first major farm laborconfrontations in California.
1914World War I: Germany declares war against France.
1914During the First World War, Germany declared war against France.
1916Irish nationalist Sir Roger Casement was hanged at London'sPentonville Prison for treason for his role in the Easter Rising, arebellion to win Irish independence from Britain.
1916On this day, lyricist Shakeel Badauni was born.
1929Jiddu Krishnamurti, believed to likely be the messianic 'WorldTeacher', shocked the Theosophy movement by dissolving the Order of theStar, the organisation established to support him.
1936African American athlete Jesse Owens won the first of his fourgold medals at the Berlin Summer Olympics, dashing Nazi leaders' hopesof Aryan domination.
1938Eduardo Santos became the President of Colombia.
1940World War II-Italy began their invasion of British Somaliland.
1948Before the House Un-American Activities Committee of the UnitedStates House of Representatives, former spy turned government informerWhittaker Chambers accused U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss ofbeing a communist and a Soviet spy.
1949The Basketball Association of America agreed to merge with theNational Basketball League to form the National Basketball Association.
1957Abdul Rahman was elected the new leader of Malaysia under whose leadership Malaysia gained independence from Britain. Abdul Rahman, who was educated in Britain, though he came from the royal family, was always called the leader of the common man.
1960Niger officially gained independence from France as part of thedecolonization of the French Community.
1977The United States Senate hearing was held on Project Mkeltra.
1984American swimmer and Olympic winner Ryan Locte was born.
2000Britain's Queen Mother celebrated its 100th anniversary.
2001The first film "The Princess Diaries" starring Anne Hathaway was released.
2003The Anglican Church of America decided to appoint a gay bishop. Jane Robinson of New Hampshire was elected bishop by an overwhelming majority by the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church.
2004The Statue of Liberty is open to public for the first time for since the September 11 incident.
2004The American spacecraft Messenger departed for the planet Mercury.
2005The BBC has stumbled upon documents, which state that in 1958 the British Government helped Israel attain nuclear weapons.
2005Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the former Mayor of Tehran, began his termas the sixth President of Iran.
2006Disputes among Sri Lankan army and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam intensify into the worst violence for the time since they agreed upon a cease-fire in 2002.
2006The United States said that it would not aid uranium enrichment in India.
2007Mexican archaeologists have proudly declared the finding of what is supposed to be the tomb of the Aztec king, Ahuitzotl.
2007Former Deputy Director of the Chilean secret police RaúlIturriaga was captured after having been on the run following aconviction for kidnapping.
2007The Russian spacecraft Progress M61, which left for the International Space Station, successfully reached its orbit.
2007100 people died in a train accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
2008North Korea announces that it will banish 'unnecessary' South Korean workers from the Kumgangsan resort and warns military action as the tension over the shooting of a South Korean tourist increases.
2009Bolivia becomes the first country ever, in the history of South America, to understand the right of local people to govern their own lives.
2010Iran discards Brazil's proposal to grant political asylum to Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who has been condemned to death in Iran for infidelity.
2012The Mexican Army arrests another member of Los Zetas drug cartel accused of executing 49 bodies and dumping them in May 2012. The suspect is one of the 37 fugitives in the Apodaca prison riot, which took place earlier this year.
201380 people died in a rebellion in Iraq.
2014A genetic variant amid Greenlanders that considerably increases the danger of type 2 diabetes, has been discovered by Danish scientists.



Famous Birthdays of August 03 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1978Dimitrios Zografakis / Footballer / Greece
1926Rona Anderson / Actress / United Kingdom
1904Dolores del Río / Actress / Mexico
1959Martin Atkins / Producer / United Kingdom
1935Georgy Shonin / Pilot / Russia
1808Hamilton Fish / Politician / United States of America
1933Pat Crawford / Cricketer / Australia
1959Koichi Tanaka / Engineer / Japan
1981Pablo Ibáñez / Footballer / Spain
1984Ryan Lochte / Swimmer / United States of America
1953Ian Bairnson / Keyboard Player / Scotland
1925Marv Levy / Footballer / United States of America
1967Mathieu Kassovitz / Actor / France
1963James Hetfield / Writer / United States of America
1928Henning Moritzen / Actor / Denmark
1980Tony Pashos / Footballer / United States of America
1956Todd Christensen / Footballer / United States of America
1938Terry Wogan / Television Personality / Ireland
1886Maithili Sharan Gupt / Poet / India
1918James MacGregor Burns / Scientist / United States of America
1934Michael Chapman / Bassoon Player / United Kingdom
1734Naungdawgyi / King / Myanmar (Burma)
1975Wael Gomaa / Footballer / Egypt
1900John T. Scopes / Educator / United States of America
1963Lisa Ann Walter / Actress / United States of America
1978Jenny Tinmouth / Motorcycle Racer / United Kingdom
1956Dave Cloud / Actor / United States of America
1986Charlotte Casiraghi / Journalist / Monaco
1963Isaiah Washington / Actor / United States of America
1922John Eisenhower / Historian / United States of America

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