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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on June 03, the day number in a year is 154 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 155. June 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.

June 03 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1658Pope Alexander VII appointed François de Laval as vicarapostolic of New France.
1770Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, a historic Catholicmission church in present-day Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, and the site of the first Christian confirmation in Alta California, was established.
1781American Revolutionary War-Jack Jouett made a 'midnight ride'to warn Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature of coming Britishcavalry who had been sent to capture them.
1781Jack Jott warns Thomas Jefferson of a British attack.
1789Alex McKenzie discovered the Mackenzie River Canada).
1818The Maratha War ended between the British and Maratha Confederates in India.
1828In the Gran Colombia-Peru War, President Simon Bolivar declared war on Peru.
1839Qing government official Lin Zexu precipitated the First Opium War by ordering the destruction of nearly 1.2 million kg (2.6 millionlbs) of opium in Humen, China.
1856Cullen Whipple patented the screw machine.
188624 Christians were burnt alive in Namagongo, Uganda.
1888American writer Ernest Thayer's baseball poem 'Casey at theBat' was first published in the San Francisco Examiner.
1915The British government awarded Nobel Prize-awarded poet Rabindranath Tagore with 'Knighthood'.
1918Gandhi literature presided over the Hindi Literature Conference in Indore. Hindi was considered as the official language in that.
1937Nearly six months after Edward, Duke of Windsor, abdicated theBritish throne, he married American socialite Wallis Simpson in aprivate ceremony near Tours, France.
1940Franz Rademacher, a Nazi government official, proposed thatMadagascar should be made available for the resettlement of the Jews ofEurope.
1943Off-duty US sailors fought with Mexican American youths in LosAngeles, spawning the Zoot Suit Riots.
1947Lord Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India under the British Raj, announced the partition of India. Which Indian leaders accepted.
1962The Air France Baying-707 aircraft crashed after taking off from Paris, killing 130 people.
1963Buddhist crisis-South Vietnamese Army soldiers attackedprotesting Buddhists in Hu?, with liquid chemicals from tear gasgrenades, causing 67 people to be hospitalised.
1968American artist Andy Warhol and two others were shot andwounded at his New York City studio 'The Factory' by radical feministValerie Solanas.
1968Canada announced the conversion of nickel coins to silver.
1972The first India-made modern-era warship INS Nilgiri was launched into the Indian Navy.
1973At the Paris Air Show, a Tupolev Tu-144 broke up in mid-flightand disintegrated, killing the six members of the crew and eightbystanders on the ground.
1982An assassination attempt on Shlomo Argov, the Israeliambassador to the United Kingdom, failed; this was later used asjustification for the 1982 Lebanon War.
1984Operation Blue Star started at the famous Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib Gurudwara i.e. Golden Temple in Amritsar in Punjab. By the order of the Government of India, the purpose of this military campaign was to eliminate Janrail Singh Bhindranwala.
1987Vanuatu Labor Party was established.
1989The world's first HDTV broadcast was launched in Japan's analog city.
2006Pakistan bans The Da Vinci Code film because it is said to contain blasphemous material about Jesus. The Da Vinci Code is a 2006 American mystery-thriller film produced by John Calley and Brian Grazer and directed by Ron Howard. The screenplay was written by Akiva Goldsman and adapted from Dan Brown's 2003 best-selling novel of the same name. The film stars Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina, Jürgen Prochnow, Jean Reno, and Paul Bettany.
2007A 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes southern China near the Myanmar and Laos borders, causing casualties.
2008China National Petroleum Corporation signs an agreement to produce oil in Niger. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is a Chinese state-owned oil and gas corporation and the largest integrated energy company in China. Its headquarters are in Dongcheng District, Beijing. CNPC is the parent of PetroChina, the fourth largest company in the world in terms of revenue as of July 2014.
2009American author Marilynne Robinson wins the Orange Prize for Fiction for her novel Home. Marilynne Summers Robinson (born November 26, 1943) is an American novelist and essayist. She has received several awards including the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2005 and the 2012 National Humanities Medal.
2010British Airways issues an apology for a photograph in a staff magazine which implied Osama Bin Laden had a frequent flyer boarding pass for first class.
2011Copenhagen Suborbitals fire the world's largest privately-built rocket, HEAT 1X Tycho Brahe into the Baltic Sea, 30 km east of Nexø. Copenhagen Suborbitals is a Danish non-profit aerospace organization that has constructed and launched several privately built rockets. The organization's main goal is to develop relatively inexpensive forms of suborbital manned spaceflight outside government programs and the influence of large, for-profit corporations.
2012In golf, Tiger Woods wins the Memorial Tournament played at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, tying with Jack Nicklaus for PGA Tour victories. Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods (born December 30, 1975) is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.
2012Dana Air Flight 992, a passenger flight from Abuja to Lagos,Nigeria, suffered dual engine failure and crashed into a building,resulting in the deaths of all 153 on board and ten more on the ground.
2013Software engineer Atul Chitnis, known as India's "open source guru", dies at age 50. Atul Chitnis (20 February 1962 – 3 June 2013) was an Indian consulting technologist. He was one of the organizers of FOSS.IN (formerly Linux Bangalore) which was one of Asia's free and open source software (FOSS) conferences.
2013119 people died in a fire at a chicken farm in Jilin province in northeastern China.
2014Hashim Amla becomes the first non-white captain of the South African national cricket team. Hashim Mohammad Amla (born 31 March 1983) is a South African cricketer. A right-handed batsman and occasional medium-pace bowler, Amla bats at number three for South Africa in Test matches and opens for them in One Day Internationals.
2015The United States presidential election of 2016 is expected to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. It will be the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election. Voters in the election will select presidential electors who in turn will elect a new President and Vice President of the United States. The incumbent president, Barack Obama, is ineligible to be elected to a third term due to term limits in the Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution.



Famous Birthdays of June 03:

YearName / Profession / Country
1925Thomas Winning / Cardinal / Scotland
1910Paulette Goddard / Actress / United States of America
1991Ava Seumanufagai / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1928John Richard Reid / Cricketer / New Zealand
1946Penelope Wilton / Actress / United Kingdom
1900Adelaide Ames / Academic / United States of America
1881Mikhail Larionov / Painter / Russia
1832Charles Lecocq / Painist / France
1946Eddie Holman / Singer / United States of America
1923Igor Shafarevich / Mathematician / Russia
1968Saffron / Singer / Nigeria
1943Billy Cunningham / Basketball Player / United States of America
1944Eddy Ottoz / Hurdler / Italy
1905Martin Gottfried Weiss / Army Officer / Germany
1947John Dykstra / Producer / United States of America
1907Paul Rotha / Director / United Kingdom
1924Bernard Glasser / Producer / United States of America
1979Christian Malcolm / Sprinter / United Kingdom
1971Carl Everett / Baseball Player / United States of America
1960Don Brown / Author / United States of America
1962David Cole / Producer / United States of America
1956Brad Nessler / Sportscaster / United States of America
1945Roger Lane-Nott / Admiral / United Kingdom
1964James Purefoy / Actor / United Kingdom
1918Lili St. Cyr / Dancer / United States of America
1986Rafael Nadal / Tennis Player / Spain
1864Ransom E. Olds / Business Man / United States of America
1963Toshiaki Karasawa / Actor / Japan
1928Donald Judd / Painter / United States of America
1936Larry McMurtry / Writer / United States of America

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