September 3rd Events

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September 3rd, 2036 (September 03 2036)EventIn the battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
September 3rd, 2004 (September 03 2004)EventThe Beslan school massacre ends in the deaths of approximately 344 people, mostly teachers and children.
September 3rd, 1997 (September 03 1997)EventA Vietnam Airlines Tupolev TU-134 crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64.
September 3rd, 1995 (September 03 1995)EventeBay founded.
September 3rd, 1994 (September 03 1994)EventSino-Soviet Split: Russia and the People s Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other.
September 3rd, 1991 (September 03 1991)EventIn Hamlet, North Carolina, a grease fire breaks out at the Imperial Foods chicken processing plant, killing 25 people.
September 3rd, 1976 (September 03 1976)EventViking program: The Viking 2 spacecraft lands at Utopia Planitia on Mars.
September 3rd, 1971 (September 03 1971)EventQatar becomes an independent state
September 3rd, 1967 (September 03 1967)EventDagen H in Sweden: traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight
September 3rd, 1954 (September 03 1954)EventThe People s Liberation Army begin shelling the ROC-controlled islands of Quemoy.
September 3rd, 1954 (September 03 1954)EventThe German U-Boat U-505 began its move from a specially constructed dock to its final site at Chicago s Museum of Science and Industry.
September 3rd, 1951 (September 03 1951)EventThe first long-running American television soap opera, Search for Tomorrow, airs its first episode on the CBS network.
September 3rd, 1944 (September 03 1944)EventHolocaust: Diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from Westerbork to Auschwitz, arriving three days later.Anne Frank Quotes
September 3rd, 1943 (September 03 1943)EventWorld War II: Mainland Italy is invaded by Allied forces for the first time in the war.
September 3rd, 1942 (September 03 1942)EventWorld War II: Uprising of the Jewish ghetto in Lakhva occurs.
September 3rd, 1939 (September 03 1939)EventWorld War II begins when France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland, starting the Allies.
September 3rd, 1935 (September 03 1935)EventSir Malcolm Campbell reaches 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, becoming the first person to drive an automobile over 300 mph
September 3rd, 1933 (September 03 1933)EventYevgeniy Abalakov reaches the highest point of the Soviet UnionCommunism Peak (7495 m).
September 3rd, 1929 (September 03 1929)EventDow Jones Industrial Average reached all time high at the time (381.17), which was shortly followed by the Crash of 1929.
September 3rd, 1914 (September 03 1914)EventWilliam, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule.
September 3rd, 1878 (September 03 1878)EventOver 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames.
September 3rd, 1874 (September 03 1874)EventThe congress of the state of Mexico elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juarez".
September 3rd, 1870 (September 03 1870)EventFranco-Prussian War: the Siege of Metz begins, which will result in a decisive Prussian victory on October 23.
September 3rd, 1861 (September 03 1861)EventAmerican Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance.
September 3rd, 1855 (September 03 1855)EventIndian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village, killing 100 men, women, and children.William King Quotes
September 3rd, 1838 (September 03 1838)EventDressed in a sailor s uniform and carrying identification papers provided by a Free Black seaman, future abolitionist Frederick Douglass boards a train in Maryland on his way to freedom from slavery.Frederick Douglass Quotes
September 3rd, 1798 (September 03 1798)EventWeeklong battle of St. George s Caye begun between Spanish and British off the coast of Belize.
September 3rd, 1783 (September 03 1783)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: The war ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain. America is officially free from Britain
September 3rd, 1777 (September 03 1777)EventCooch s BridgeSkirmish of American Revolutionary war in New Castle County, Delaware where the Flag of the United States was flown in battle for the first time.
September 3rd, 1666 (September 03 1666)EventThe Royal Exchange burnt down in the Great Fire of London
September 3rd, 1651 (September 03 1651)EventThird English Civil War: Battle of WorcesterCharles II of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war.
September 3rd, 1650 (September 03 1650)EventThird English Civil War: Battle of Dunbar (1650)
September 3rd, 1260 (September 03 1260)EventThe Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.
September 3rd, 1189 (September 03 1189)EventRichard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster.
September 3rd, 0301 (September 03 0301)EventSan Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world s oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.

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