September 3


September 3

Events

*36 BC - In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
* 301 - San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.
*1189 - Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster.
*1260 - The 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.
*1650 - Third English Civil War: Battle of Dunbar (1650)
*1651 - Third English Civil War: Battle of Worcester - Charles II of England is defeated in the last main battle of the war.
*1666 - The Royal Exchange burnt down in the Great Fire of London
*1777 - Cooch's Bridge - Skirmish of American Revolutionary war in New Castle County, Delaware where the Flag of the United States was flown in battle for the first time.
*1783 - American 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
*1798 - Weeklong battle of St. George's Caye begun between Spanish and British off the coast of Belize.
*1803 - English scientist John Dalton started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.
*1838 - Dressed 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.
*1855 - Indian 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.
*1861 - American Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance.
*1870 - Franco-Prussian War: the Siege of Metz begins, which will result in a decisive Prussian victory on October 23.
*1874 - The congress of the state of México elevates Naucalpan to the category of Villa, with the title of "Villa de Juárez".
*1878 - Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat SS|Princess Alice|1865|2 collides with the "Bywell Castle" in the River Thames.
* 1914 - William, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule.
*1929 - Dow Jones Industrial Average reached all time high at the time (381.17), which was shortly followed by the Crash of 1929.
*1933 - Yevgeniy Abalakov reaches the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m).
*1935 - Sir 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
*1939 - World War II begins when France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland, starting the Allies.
*1942 - World War II: Uprising of the Jewish ghetto in Lakhva occurs.
*1943 - World War II: Mainland Italy is invaded by Allied forces for the first time in the war.
*1944 - Holocaust: Diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from Westerbork to Auschwitz, arriving three days later.
*1950 - "Nino" Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.
*1951 - The first long-running American television soap opera, "Search for Tomorrow", airs its first episode on the CBS network.
*1954 - The People's Liberation Army begin shelling the ROC-controlled islands of Quemoy.
* 1954 - The 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.
*1967 - Dagen H in Sweden: traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight
*1971 - Qatar becomes an independent state
*1976 - Viking program: The Viking 2 spacecraft lands at Utopia Planitia on Mars.
*1994 - Sino-Soviet Split: Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other.
*1995 - eBay founded.
*1997 - A Vietnam Airlines Tupolev TU-134 crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64.
*2004 - The Beslan school massacre ends in the deaths of approximately 344 people, mostly teachers and children.

Births

*1034 - Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (d. 1073)
*1499 - Diane de Poitiers, mistress of Henri II of France (d. 1566)
*1568 - Adriano Banchieri, Italian composer (d. 1634)
*1675 - Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts (d. 1751)
*1693 - Charles Radclyffe, British politician (d. 1746)
*1695 - Pietro Locatelli, Italian composer (d. 1764)
*1710 - Abraham Trembley, Swiss naturalist (d. 1784)
*1724 - Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, British soldier and Governor of Quebec (d. 1808)
*1781 - Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Josephine de Beauharnais (d. 1824)
*1810 - Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871)
*1820 - George Hearst, American businessman and father of William Randolph Hearst (d. 1891)
*1841 - Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904)
*1849 - Sarah Orne Jewett, American writer (d. 1909)
*1851 - Olga Konstantinovna of Russia, Queen of Greece (d. 1926)
*1856 - Louis Sullivan, American architect (d. 1924)
* 1856 - Robert Stewart, South African cricketer (d. 1913)
*1869 - Fritz Pregl, Slovenian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930)
*1875 - Ferdinand Porsche, Austrian automotive engineer (d. 1951)
*1882 - Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)
*1887 - Frank Christian, American musician (d. 1973)
*1897 - Sally Benson, American writer (d. 1972)
*1899 - Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1985)
*1900 - Maurice Dobb, British economist (d. 1976)
* 1900 - Urho Kekkonen, Finnish politician (d. 1986)
* 1900 - Percy Chapman, England cricketer (d. 1961)
*1901 - Eduard van Beinum, Dutch conductor (d. 1959)
*1905 - Carl David Anderson, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)
* 1905 - John Mills, New Zealand cricketer (d. 1972)
*1907 - Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist (d. 1977)
*1908 - Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (d. 1988)
*1910 - Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality (d. 2007)
* 1910 - Maurice Papon, French Nazi collaborator (d. 2007)
*1911 - Bernard Mammes, American cyclist (d. 2000)
*1913 - Alan Ladd, American actor (d. 1964)
*1914 - Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)
*1916 - Eddie Stanky, American baseball player (d. 1999)
*1918 - Helen Wagner, American actress
*1921 - Marguerite Higgins, American reporter and war correspondent, Pulitzer prize winner (d. 1966)
* 1921 - Thurston Dart, English harpsichordist and conductor (d. 1971)
*1923 - Mort Walker, American cartoonist (Beetle Bailey)
*1925 - Bengt Lindström, Swedish artist (d. 2008)
* 1925 - Shoista Mullodzhanova, Shashmakom singer
* 1925 - Hank Thompson, American singer (d. 2007)
*1926 - Alison Lurie, American novelist
* 1926 - Irene Papas, Greek actress
*1928 - Gaston Thorn, President of the European Commission(d. 2007)
*1929 - Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (d. 2007)
*1930 - Cherry Wilder, New Zealand author (d. 2002)
*1931 - Albert DeSalvo, The Boston Strangler (d. 1973)
* 1931 - Dick Motta, American basketball coach
*1932 - Eileen Brennan, American actress
*1933 - Tompall Glaser, American singer
* 1933 - Basil Butcher, West Indian cricketer
*1934 - Freddie King, American musician (d. 1976)
*1938 - Eileen Brennan, American actress
* 1938 - Caryl Churchill, English playwright
* 1938 - Ryoji Noyori, Japanese chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
*1940 - Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist
* 1940 - Pauline Collins, English actress
*1941 - Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer (d. 1990)
*1942 - Al Jardine, American musician (the Beach Boys)
* 1942 - John Shrapnel, English actor
*1943 - Valerie Perrine, American actress
*1943 - Frank Lister, English footballer
*1947 - Eric Bell, Irish guitarist (Thin Lizzy)
* 1947 - Kjell Magne Bondevik, Norwegian politician
*1948 - Levy Mwanawasa - Zambian Politician (d. 2008)
*1949 - Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (d. 2004)
* 1949 - José Pekerman, Argentine football manager
*1950 - Doug Pinnick, American bassist and singer (King's X)
*1953 - Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director
*1955 - Steve Jones, English musician (Sex Pistols)
*1956 - Pat McGeown, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
*1957 - Garth Ancier, American television executive
*1959 - Merritt Butrick, American actor (d. 1989)
*1962 - Costas Mandylor, Australian-born actor
*1963 - Amber Lynn, American porn star
* 1963 - Mubarak Ghanim, UAE footballer
*1964 - Adam Curry, Internet entrepreneur
* 1964 - Spike Feresten, American television writer
* 1964 - Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani singer
* 1964 - Holt McCallany, American actor
*1965 - Charlie Sheen, American actor
*1966 - Vladimir Ryzhkov, Russian politician
*1969 - John Fugelsang, American actor
* 1969 - Marianna Komlos, Canadian bodybuilder, fitness model, professional wrestler, and valet (d. 2004)
*1970 - Jeremy Glick, American United Airlines Flight 93 passenger (d. 2001)
* 1970 - Gareth Southgate, English footballer
*1971 - Chabeli Iglesias, Spanish journalist
* 1971 - Trevor St. John, American actor
*1972 - Natalia Estrada, Spanish model and actress
* 1972 - Martin Straka, Czech ice hockey player
* 1972 - Shim Eun-ha, South Korean actress
*1973 - Norihiko Hibino, Japanese composer
* 1973 - Jennifer Paige, American singer/songwriter
* 1973 - Damon Stoudamire, American basketball player
*1974 - Clare Kramer, American actress
* 1974 - Rahul Sanghvi, Indian cricketer
*1975 - Cristobal Huet, French hockey player
*1976 - Ashley Jones, American actress
* 1976 - Jevon Kearse, American football player
* 1976 - Vivek Oberoi, Indian actor
*1977 - Rui Marques, Angolan footballer
* 1977 - Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer
* 1977 - Nate Robertson, American baseball player
*1978 - John Curtis, English footballer
* 1978 - Paul Moor, English ten-pin bowler
* 1978 - Michal Rozsival, Czech ice hockey player
* 1978 - Nick Wechsler, American actor
* 1978 - Valfar, Norwegian heavy metal vocalist/musician (Windir) (d. 2004)
*1979 - Tomo Miličević, Croatian-born American musician (30 Seconds to Mars)
*1980 - The B.G., American rapper
* 1980 - Daniel Ruben Bilos, Argentinian footballer
* 1980 - Cone McCaslin, Canadian bassist (Sum 41)
* 1980 - Jennie Finch, American softball player
*1981 - Fearne Cotton, British television presenter
*1982 - Andrew McMahon, American singer and songwriter
* 1982 - Kaori Natori, Japanese singer and model
*1983 - Augusto Farfus, Brazilian racing driver
* 1983 - Nicky Hunt, English footballer
* 1983 - Marcus McCauley, American football player
* 1983 - Valdas Vasylius, Lithuanian basketball player
*1984 - Garrett Hedlund, American actor
*1985 - Scott Carson, English footballer
* 1985 - Kelvin Wilson, English footballer
*1986 - Shaun White, American snowboarder
*1987 - Chris Fountain, English actor
*1993 - Rina Koike, Japanese junior idol

Deaths

*1402 - Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Duke of Milan (b. 1351)
*1420 - Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, regent of Scotland
*1592 - Robert Greene, English writer (b. 1558)
*1634 - Edward Coke, English colonial entrepreneur and jurist (b. 1552)
*1653 - Claudius Salmasius, French classical scholar (b. 1588)
*1658 - Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England (b. 1599)
*1662 - William Lenthall, English politician (b. 1591)
*1720 - Henri de Massue, French soldier and diplomat (b. 1648)
*1722 - Ivan Skoropadsky, Hetman of Ukraine (b. 1646)
*1729 - Jean Hardouin, French scholar (b. 1646)
*1766 - Archibald Bower, Scottish historian (b. 1686)
*1808 - John Montgomery, American Continental Congressman (b. 1722)
*1857 - John McLoughlin, Canadian trapper (b. 1784)
*1860 - Aleksey Khomyakov, Russian poet (b. 1804)
*1866 - Konstantin Flavitsky, Russian painter (b. 1830)
*1883 - Ivan Turgenev, Russian author (b. 1818)
*1886 - William W. Snow, American politician (b. 1812)
*1893 - James Harrison, Scottish-born inventor (b. 1816)
*1903 - Joseph Skipsey, British poet (b. 1832)
*1914 - Albéric Magnard, French composer (b. 1865)
*1936 - Nikita Balieff, Armenian vaudevillian and impressario (b. 1876 or 1877)
*1948 - Edvard Beneš, President of Czechoslovakia (b. 1884)
*1961 - Robert E. Gross, American businessman (b. 1897)
*1962 - E. E. Cummings, American poet (b. 1894)
*1963 - Louis MacNeice, Irish poet (b. 1907)
*1964 - Stewart Holbrook, American author (b. 1893)
*1967 - James Dunn, American actor (b. 1905)
*1968 - Isabel Withers, American actress (b. 1896)
*1969 - John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871)
*1970 - Vince Lombardi, American football coach (b. 1913)
* 1970 - "Blind Owl" Wilson, American musician (Canned Heat) (b. 1943)
*1974 - Harry Partch, American composer (b. 1901)
*1980 - Dirch Passer, Danish actor (b. 1926
*1980 - Duncan Renaldo, American actor (b. 1904)
*1981 - Alec Waugh, English writer (b. 1898)
*1983 - Ellie Lambeti, Greek actress (b. 1926)
*1987 - Morton Feldman, American composer (b. 1926)
*1991 - Frank Capra, American film director (b. 1897)
*1994 - James T. Aubrey, American television executive (b. 1918)
* 1994 - Billy Wright, English former footballer (b. 1924)
* 1994 - Major Lance, American singer (b. 1939)
*1996 - Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Australian artist (b. 1910)
*2000 - Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (b. 1914)
*2001 - Pauline Kael, American film critic (b. 1919)
* 2001 - Thuy Trang, American actress (b. 1973)
*2002 - W. Clement Stone, American entrepreneur (b. 1902)
*2003 - Paul Jennings Hill, American anti-abortion murderer (b. 1954)
*2005 - Richard S.R. Fitter, British ornithologist and botanist (b. 1913)
* 2005 - William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1924)
*2007 - Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964)
* 2007 - Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947)
* 2007 - Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)
* 2007 - Carter Albrecht, Musician (b. 1973)
*2008 - Donald Blakeslee, American aviator, led 4th Fighter Group during World War II. (b.1918)

Holidays and observances

*RC Saints - Pope Gregory I, Saint Marinus, Remaclus.
*Qatar - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1971).
*San Marino - Foundation (301) by Saint Marinus.
*Taiwan/Republic of China - Armed Forces Day.
*Australia - Flag Day.
*Tunisia - Memorial Day

External links

* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/september/3 BBC: On This Day]
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* [http://www1.sympatico.ca/cgi-bin/on_this_day?mth=Sep&day=03 On This Day in Canada] ----


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