Check out below about Today in History India 3 May in Indian history or May 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 May 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 May 3
1908, 3rd May: Freedom fighter Prafulchand Chaki shot himself after executing Muzaffarpur bombings.
1913, 3rd May: Dadasaheb Phalke’s ‘Raja Harishchandra’, the first Indian silent film, released.
1939, 3rd May: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose formed the All India Forward Bloc.
1947, 3rd May: Formation of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC).
1998, 3rd May: A historic decision by European leaders to accept the euro as the European currency.
1999, 3rd May: Edwin Jaskulski, a 96-year-old man, set the world record for the 100m in 24.04 seconds.
1999, 3rd May: The infiltration of Pakistani soldiers on the Indian side resulted in the Kargil war.
2002, 3rd May: An Indian Air Force MiG-21 crashed into a bank in Jalandhar, killing eight and injuring 17.
Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on May 3
1469: Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian Renaissance diplomat, philosopher, and writer.
1896: V. K. Krishna Menon, an Indian politician.
1951: Ashok Gehlot, an Indian politician and the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
1959: Uma Bharti, an Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
Death Anniversaries of famous people on May 3
1912: Maulvi Nazir Ahmad Dehlvi, an Urdu novel writer, social and religious reformer, and orator.
1969: Zakir Husain, the third President of India.
1971: D. R. Gadgil, an Indian economist, institution builder, and the vice-chairman of the Planning Commission of India.
1977: Hamid Dalwai, an Indian social reformer, thinker, activist, and writer.
1981: Nargis Dutt, an Indian film actress.
2006: Pramod Mahajan, an Indian politician.