Check out below about Today in History India 3 March in Indian history or March 3 special day in India. Looking for information about today special day in India? If yes, check out below. On this Special day today 3 March 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.
Today’s Historical Events on March 3
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1575, 3rd March: Mughal emperor Akbar defeated the Bengal army in the battle of Tukaroi.
1845, 3rd March: Florida became the 27th state of the United States.
1865, 3rd March: Establishment of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC)
1923, 3rd March: Publication of the first issue of Time Magazine.
1938, 3rd March: Discovery of crude oil in Saudi Arabia.
1939, 3rd March: Mahatma Gandhi went on a hunger strike in Mumbai against the dictatorial rule of the British government.
1943, 3rd March: World War II, 143 killed in a stampede at an anti-bomb shelter in London.
1973, 3rd March: Presidential Rule in the Indian state of Odisha.
1986, 3rd March: Australia became fully independent of the United Kingdom under the 1986 Australia Act.
1994, 3rd March: A Grammy Award awarded to Pandit Vishwamohan Bhat, a guitarist from Jaipur.
2005, 3rd March: Steve Fawcett completed his orbit in 67 hours on a Global Fire aircraft alone and without refueling.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on March 3
1839: Jamsetji Tata, an Indian Industrialist and founder of Tata Group.
1845: Georg Cantor, a German mathematician.
1847: Alexander Graham Bell, a Scottish-born inventor, scientist, engineer, and inventor of the practical telephone.
1926: Ravi Shankar Sharma, an Indian music director.
1931: Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, an Indian classical musician.
1967: Shankar Mahadevan, an Indian singer, and composer.
1970: Inzamam-ul-Haq, is a Pakistani cricket coach and former Pakistani cricketer.
1987: Shraddha Kapoor, an Indian actress, and singer.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on March 3
1644: Guru Hargobind, the sixth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion.
1707: Aurangzeb, the sixth Mughal emperor.
1919: Hari Narayan Apte, a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India.
1924: Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States.
1982: Firaq Gorakhpuri, an Urdu poet from India.
1995: Nikhil Jyoti Ghosh, an Indian musician.