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Today in History India 03 August

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 03 August in Indian history or August 03 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 03 August in Indian history, falls the birthdays and death anniversaries of various well-known people of India. You would also find out about events that happened that make it to the list of today special day in India.

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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 03 August

1678, 3rd August: Robert LaSalle built the first ship in America

1900, 3rd August: The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was founded

1914, 3rd August: Germany declared war against France during the First World War

1948, 3rd August: Establishment of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission

1958, 3rd August: The world’s first nuclear submarine, the USS Nautilus, became the first vessel to complete a submerged transit of the geographical North Pole 

1960, 3rd August: Nigeria gained independence from France

1985, 3rd August: Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service to Baba Amte

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on August 3

1886: Maithili Sharan Gupt, one of the most important modern Hindi poets

1900: Krantisinh Nana Patil, an Indian independence activist

1916: Shakeel Badayuni, an Indian Urdu poet, lyricist, and songwriter

1924: Leon Uris, an American author

1956: Balwinder Singh Sandhu, a former Indian cricketer 

1984: Sunil Chhetri, an Indian professional footballer

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on August 3

1929: Emile Berliner, a German-American inventor

1930: Vyankatesh Bapuji Ketkar, a scholar, astronomist, and astrologist

1957: Devdas Mohandas Gandhi, the fourth and youngest son of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

1993: Swami Chinmayananda, a Hindu spiritual leader and a teacher

2020: John Hume, an Irish nationalist politician

What happened in India on 03 August

3-August-1780
British officer captain Bruce conquered Gwalior fort under Major Popham after defeating Sindhiya.

3-August-1886
Maithili Sharan Gupta, first man of modern Hindi poetry and literature, writer, patriot and social worker, was born at Chirgaon village near Jhansi.

3-August-1890
Sriprakash, freedom fighter, prolific writer and member of the AICC, was born at Varanasi.

3-August-1898
Udayshankar Bhatt, modern Hindi dramatist, poet and novelist, was born.

3-August-1900
Nana Patil, great revolutionary, was born.

3-August-1905
Uma Datt Sraswat, famous writer, was born at Biswan in U.P.

3-August-1930
Jai Prakash, educationist, was born at Jaunpur.

3-August-1930
Vyanktesh Bapuji Ketkar, famous astrologist and researcher, died.

3-August-1939
Apoorva Kumar Sengupta, cricketer (1959 Test – India vs WI, without distinction), was born in Lucknow.

3-August-1947
Shetkari Kamgar Party was established at Devachi Alandi.

3-August-1954
Atomic Energy Department established.

3-August-1957
Devdas Gandhi, son of Rashtrapita Mahatma Gandhiji and noted journalist, passed away.

3-August-1960
Gopal Sharma, great Indian cricket off-spinner (2 Tests 1984-85), was born in Kanpur.

3-August-1967
Rasiklal Das, great revolutionary, died.

3-August-1970
Chonira Beliappa Muthamma, first women career diplomat, appointed ambassador to Hungary.

3-August-1984
Bomb attack at Madras airport claims 32 lives.

3-August-1985
Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service goes to Baba Amte.

3-August-1991
About 280 kgs of gold ornaments valued at $15 million, which had been deposited in the Portuguese bank in Goa by its natives, flown back to India.

3-August-1993
Bill to regulate cable TV introduced in Rajya Sabha.

3-August-1993
Government assures Lok Sabha that it will revive the proposal for a multi-member election commission.

3-August-1994
The first successful heart transplant operation was performed at the All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, by a team of doctors led by Prof. P. Venugopal (25-2-96).

3-August-1995
Enron Power Project scrapped by Maharashtra government.

3-August-1996
Leander Paes wins a bronze (tennis) at Atlanta, bringing India an Olympic medal after a gap of 16 years.

3-August-1997
Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes win the doubles title in the Canadian Maurier Super Nine Doubles Open tennis championships held in Montreal.

3-August-1998
India’s most sophisticated medium range surface-to-air missile ”Akash” was test-fired from the interim test range at Chandipur-on-sea.

3-August-1998
35 persons were killed as Govind Towers at Bandra in Mumbai collapsed.

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