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

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

According to Gregory calendar, January 03 is the day number 3 in a given year. January 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.

January 03 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1698Italian writer and poet Peter Metaz Tazio was born.
1749The first issue of Berlingske, Denmark's oldest continually operating newspaper, was published.
1749Benning Wentworth established Vermont, moving on to the first issue of New Hampshire grants.
1777George Washington's army defeated the British Army in New Zealand.
1797The Treaty of Tripoli, a peace treaty between the United States and Ottoman Tripolitania, was signed in Algiers.
1823Stephen F. Austin received land in Texas as a grant from the government of Mexico.
1831Savitri Bai Phule, India's first female teacher was born in Satara, Maharashtra.
1833With the arrival of two British naval ships at the Falkland Islands, the United Kingdom re-asserted sovereignty there.
1833British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic was reassessed.
1834Stephen F. Austin was arrested in Mexico City by the Mexican government.
1836Munshi Naval Kishore, the founder of Asia's oldest printing press, was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
1848Joseph Jenkins Roberts began his term as the first President of Liberia.
1852China's first move took place on the island of Hawaii.
1875The French litterateur and dictionary expert Pier LaRose died.
1888The 91 cm refracting telescope at the Lick Observatory near San Jose, California, at the time the largest telescope in the world, was used for the first time.
1910There was a strike in Britain to fix 8 hours for daily work.
1910Junior high school classes began for the first time in the United States.
1911A 7.7 Mw earthquake destroyed the city of Almaty in Russian Turkestan.
1919Emir Faisal of Iraq signed an agreement with Zionism leader Chaim Weizmann on the development of a Jewish homeland in Palestine and Arab nation in a large part of the Middle East.
1943For the first time, information about missing people was broadcast on television.
1946Canadian-American jockey George Woolf, who rode Seabiscuit to a famous victory over War Admiral in 1938, was fatally injured when he fell from his horse during a race.
1949The first Central Bank of the Philippines was formally inaugurated with Miguel Cuaderno, Sr. as the first governor.
1955Jose Ramon Guizado became the President of Panama.
1956The fire on the upper part of the Eiffel Tower in France caused damage.
1957The electric watch was first displayed in Pennsylvania, USA.
1957The Hamilton Watch Company inaugurated its first electric watch.
1959Alaska is admitted as the 49th U.S. state.
1959Alaska was declared the 49th state of the United States.
1961Twenty-five people died in Finland's worst civilian airaccident when Aero Flight 311 crashed near Kvevlax.
1971The BBC started the university in the United Kingdom.
1973American businessman George Steinbrenner and a group of investors bought the New York Yankees professional baseball team for US$8.7 million.
1976The multilateral International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, part of the International Bill of Human Rights, came into effect.
1990United States invasion of Panama-General Manuel Noriega, the deposed 'strongman of Panama', surrendered to American forces.
1994The famous Sherv “Gray's Anatomy” closed at Beaumont Theatre New York city after 13 performances.
1996The Motorola StarTAC, the first clamshell mobile phone, was released and went on to become one of the first mobile phones to gain widespread consumer adoption.
1997Eddo Brands of Zimbabwe takes ODI HAT-TRICKS vs. England at Harare.
1998The Algerian Islamic Rebellion killed 412 people.
2002Israeli forces seized the MV Karine A, which was carrying 50 tons of weapons being smuggled in on behalf of the Palestinian Authority.
2004All 148 people aboard were killed in the crash of the Boeing 737 aircraft 604 by Egyptian airline Flash Airlines.
2009Israel launched an invasion of the Gaza strip.
2010Australian researchers discovered the first plane taken to Antarctica in 1912.
2012Mitt Romney, Ron Paul & Rick Santorum lead Republican Contenders as nominees for president of the USA. 2004- The Flash Airlines flight 604 crushed near Sharm at Sheikh in Egypt, in which 48 people were killed.
2012A survey conducted in Spain reported that the rate of unemployment was very high.
2013The USA replaced the 112th Congress. It swears in the 113th Congress.
2013Actor Gerard Depardien was granted citizenship by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin. But Depaedien soon renounced his French citizenship due to the country's high taxes.
2013A suicide bombing in the Musayyib region of Iraq killed 27 people of the Shia community and injured 60.
2014The Bloomberg Billionaires Index has released that there has been a increase of the net worth of the 300 richest people in the world has $524 billion.

Famous Birthdays of January 03:

YearName / Profession / Country
1969Gerda Weissensteiner / Athlete / Italy
1980Kurt Vile / Writer / United States of America
1951Gary Nairn / Politician / Australia
1862Matthew Nathan / Politician / United Kingdom
1980Mary Wineberg / Sprinter / United States of America
1986Navneet Kaur / Actress / India
1778Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski / Bishop / Poland
1936Michael Layard / Admiral / United Kingdom
1509Gian Girolamo Albani / Cardinal / Italy
1816Samuel C. Pomeroy / Politician / United States of America
1966Chetan Sharma / Cricketer / India
1886Arthur Mailey / Cricketer / Australia
1992Sio Siua Taukeiaho / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1995Kim Seol-hyun / Singer / South Korea
1924Otto Beisheim / Business Man / Germany
1916Maxene Andrews / Singer / United States of America
1887Helen Parkhurst / Author / United States of America
1897Marion Davies / Actress / United States of America
1884Raoul Koczalski / Pianist / Poland
1894ZaSu Pitts / Actress / United States of America
1964Bruce LaBruce / Producer / Canada
1810Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie / Astronomer / France
1952Esperanza Aguirre / Politician / Spain
1989Kōhei Uchimura / Gymnast / Japan
1981Eli Manning / Footballer / United States of America
1917Vernon A. Walters / Diplomat / United States of America
1977Lee Bowyer / Footballer / United Kingdom
1912Renaude Lapointe / Politician / Canada
1944Chris von Saltza / Swimmer / United States of America
1938Robin Butler / Politician / United Kingdom

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