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Today in History India 03 July

Today in History India

Check out below about Today in History India 03 July in Indian history or July 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 July 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 July

1819, 3rd July: America began the first savings bank, Bank of Savings in New York.

1850, 3rd July: The Koh-i-Noor was formally presented to Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace by the deputy chairman of the East India Company.

1886, 3rd July: Karl Benz of Germany built the world’s first automobile. Hedrove the first automobile in Mannheim, Germany, reaching a top speed of 16 km/h (10 mph).

1886, 3rd July: The New York Tribune became the first newspaper to use a printing machine.

1938, 3rd July: World speed recorded for a steam locomotive was set in England, by the Mallard, which reached a speed of 125.88 miles per hour.

On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 3

1683: Edward Young, an English poet, critic, philosopher, and theologian.

1883: Franz Kafka, a German-speaking Bohemian novelist, and short-story writer.

1918: S.V. Ranga Rao, an Indian film actor, director, and producer.

1928: M. L. Vasanthakumari, a Carnatic musician and playback singer.

1952: Amit Kumar, an Indian playback singer, actor, music composer.

1962: Tom Cruise, an American actor, and producer.

1967: Tigmanshu Dhulia is an Indian film dialogue writer, director, actor, screenwriter, and producer.

1980: Harbhajan Singh, an Indian international cricketer.

1984: Bharti Singh, an Indian stage comedian.

On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 3

1350: Namdev, an Indian poet and saint from Maharashtra, India.

1948: Mohammad Usman, the highest ranking officer of the Indian Army.

1969: Brian Jones, an English musician, and composer.

1996: Raaj Kumar, Kulbhushan Pandit, an Indian film actor.

2020: Saroj Khan, an Indian dance choreographer.

What happened in India on 03 July

3-July-1350
Saint Namdev passed away.

3-July-1661
Portugal gives Tanger & Bombay to English King Charles II.

3-July-1745
Ranoji Shinde died.

3-July-1751
Pilaji Jadhav died.

3-July-1760
Maratha army, under Sadashiv Rao Bhau and Vishvas Rao, captured Dehli.

3-July-1838
Mama Parmanand, one of the founders of `Prarthana Samaj’, was born.

3-July-1863
Little Crow, [Ta-oya-te-duta], santee Sioux Indian chief, passed away.

3-July-1897
Hansa Mehta, educationist and social reformer, was born at Surat (Gujarat).

3-July-1898
Gopinath Bhagwan was born at Banamohalla, Srinagar. He is one of the most eminent saints who have graced the sacred land of India. An Ashram at Kharyar, Srinagar is set up by his disciples and devotees to preach his meditation.

3-July-1908
Bal Gangadhar Tilak was arrested as a traitor by the Britishers.

3-July-1927
A. Neelameghan, librarian, was born at Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu.

3-July-1936
Jahangir Khan kills a sparrow while cricket bowling during Cambridge U vs MCC match.

3-July-1941
Adoor Gopalakrishnan, cinematographer (Kathapurushan, Mathulikal), was born.

3-July-1948
H. M. S. Auchils was taken over by Indian Navy.

3-July-1956
Pandit Nehru and New Zealand Prime Minister Sir Sidney Holland are given the freedom of the City at London.

3-July-1972
Shimla Non-Arm Agreement on Kashmir signed between Indira Gandhi and Z. A. Bhutto.

3-July-1975
Virendrakishor Roy Chaudhary, famous music director, passed away.

3-July-1979
Construction of the main second Howrah Bridge (Vidyasagar Setu) started.

3-July-1985
Air Chief Marshal D A La Fontaine PVSM, AVSM, VM., became the Air Officer Commanding, India Command. He was in this office till 31/July/1988.

3-July-1987
The Festival of India in the USSR, to be inaugurated, is the largest cultural manifestation to be held by our country.

3-July-1991
Kailash Sethi was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 22-07-1996.

3-July-1991
Rupee devalued again from 10.58 to 10.96\% .

3-July-1992
Avinash Ganesh Mohadikar, journalist and former editor of magzine `Vyapar Udyog’, passed away.

3-July-1996
25 to 30\% hike in prices of petroleum products.

3-July-1997
Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan gets 1996 Dada Saheb Phalke award for outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

3-July-1998
Kavi Pradeep, Hindi film lyricist, is selected for the 1997 Dada Saheb Phalke award.

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