Aaj Ka Itihass: Today in today’s history we will know about August 3rd. Today i.e. on August 3, you will find mention of many events that happened in India and the world recorded in the pages of history. Often times, you people must have read about many such historical events about history which have been related to the history of 3rd August, so let’s know who is recorded in the history of the country and the world on this day i.e. on 3rd August. What specific events had happened?
So let’s try to know by turning the pages of some history that on this day i.e. on 2nd August, what are the main events that happened in the country and the world….
3 August Ka Itihas (Historical Events of 3 August)
1900 – The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was founded.
1903 – Macedonian rebels proclaim the Republic of Krusevo in Krusevo.
1936 – Jesse Owens beats Ralph Metcalfe to win the 100 meter dash at the Berlin Olympics.
1940 – World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland.
1946 – Santa Claus Land, the world’s first themed amusement park, opens in Santa Claus, Indiana, United States.
1948 – Whitaker Chambers accuses Alger Hiss of being a communist and a spy for the Soviet Union.
1949 – The National Basketball Association is formed after the merger of the Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League.
1958 – The world’s first nuclear submarine, the USS Nautilus, becomes the first vessel to complete a submerged transit of the Geographic North Pole.
1959 – Portugal’s state police force PID opens fire on striking workers in Bissau, Portuguese Guinea, killing more than 50 people.
1960 – Niger gained independence from France.
1972 – The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty is ratified by the United States Senate.
1975 – A chartered Boeing 707 crashes on a mountain peak near Agadir, Morocco, killing 188.
1977 – Tandy Corporation announces one of the world’s first mass-produced personal computers, the TRS-80.
1981 – Senegalese opposition parties, led by Mamadou Dia, launch the Antiimperialist Action Front – Saxxli Reeve Mi.
2004 – The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty is reopened after being closed since the September 11 attacks.
2005 – Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is proclaimed President of Iran.
2007 – Raul Ituriaga, former deputy director of the Chilean Secret Police, is captured for kidnapping.
2009 – Eric Emerson Schmidt resigns from Apple to remain at Google.
2010 – Massive riots occur in Karachi, Pakistan following the assassination of a local politician, killing at least 85 people and causing 17 billion Pakistani rupees (US$200 million) in damage.
2012 – The Protection of Women at Workplace Against Sexual Harassment Bill, 2010 was passed.
2014 – A 6.1 magnitude earthquake kills at least 617 people and injures more than 2,400 in Yunnan, China.
2016 – Pushpa Kamal Dahal became the 39th Prime Minister of Nepal.
1846 – Maithili Sharan, an important poet of the Gupta, Khari Boli, was born.
1890 – Sriprakash, the famous revolutionary of India and the first High Commissioner to Pakistan, was born.
1916 – Shakeel Badayuni, Indian lyricist and poet, was born.
1928 – Yashwant Chittal, a leading Kannada fiction writer, was born.
1936 – Renowned thumari singer Channulal Mishra was born.
1984 – Sunil Chhetri, a famous Indian football player, currently playing for Mohun Bagan AC, was born.
1982 – Tribhuvan Narayan Singh, Indian politician and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, died.
1990 – C. M. Punacha, freedom fighter, politician and former Governor of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh, died.
1993 – Swami Chinmayananda, India’s famous spiritual thinker and world famous scholar of Vedanta philosophy, died.