Historical Events on April 3, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on April 3rd This Day in History

Year Name
2018 YouTube headquarters shooting: A 38-year-old gunwoman opens fire at YouTube Headquarters in San Bruno, California, injuring 3 people before committing suicide.
2017 A bomb explodes in the St Petersburg metro system, killing 14 and injuring several more people.
2016 The Panama Papers, a leak of legal documents, reveals information on 214,488 offshore companies.
2013 More than 50 people die in floods resulting from record-breaking rainfall in La Plata and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2010 Apple Inc. released the first generation iPad, a tablet computer.
2009 Jiverly Antares Wong opens fire at the American Civic Association immigration center in Binghamton, New York, killing thirteen and wounding four before committing suicide.
2008 ATA Airlines, once one of the ten largest U.S. passenger airlines and largest charter airline, files for bankruptcy for the second time in five years and ceases all operations.
2008 Texas law enforcement cordons off the FLDS's YFZ Ranch. Eventually 533 women and children will be taken into state custody.
2007 Conventional-Train World Speed Record: A French TGV train on the LGV Est high speed line sets an official new world speed record.
2004 Islamic terrorists involved in the 2004 Madrid train bombings are trapped by the police in their apartment and kill themselves.
2000 United States v. Microsoft Corp.: Microsoft is ruled to have violated United States antitrust law by keeping "an oppressive thumb" on its competitors.
1997 The Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but one of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
1996 Suspected "Unabomber" Theodore Kaczynski is captured at his Montana cabin in the United States.
1996 A United States Air Force Boeing T-43 crashes near Dubrovnik Airport in Croatia, killing 35, including Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown.
1993 The outcome of the Grand National horse race is declared void for the first (and only) time
1989 The US Supreme Court upholds the jurisdictional rights of tribal courts under the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 in Mississippi Choctaw Band v. Holyfield.
1981 The Osborne 1, the first successful portable computer, is unveiled at the West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco.
1980 US Congress restores a federal trust relationship with the 501 members of the Shivwits, Kanosh, Koosharem, and the Indian Peaks and Cedar City bands of the Paiute people of Utah.
1975 Vietnam War: Operation Babylift, a mass evacuation of children in the closing stages of the war begins.
1975 Bobby Fischer refuses to play in a chess match against Anatoly Karpov, giving Karpov the title of World Champion by default.
1974 The 1974 Super Outbreak occurs, the second largest tornado outbreak in recorded history (after the 2011 Super Outbreak). The death toll is 315, with nearly 5,500 injured.
1973 Martin Cooper of Motorola makes the first handheld mobile phone call to Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs.
1969 Vietnam War: United States Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird announces that the United States will start to "Vietnamize" the war effort.
1968 Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech; he was assassinated the next day.
1956 Hudsonville–Standale tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado.
1955 The American Civil Liberties Union announces it will defend Allen Ginsberg's book Howl against obscenity charges.
1948 Cold War: U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs the Marshall Plan, authorizing $5 billion in aid for 16 countries.
1948 In Jeju Province, South Korea, a civil-war-like period of violence and human rights abuses begins known as the Jeju uprising.
1946 Japanese Lt. General Masaharu Homma is executed in the Philippines for leading the Bataan Death March.
1942 World War II: Japanese forces begin an assault on the United States and Filipino troops on the Bataan Peninsula.
1936 Bruno Richard Hauptmann is executed for the kidnapping and death of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., the infant son of pilot Charles Lindbergh.
1933 First flight over Mount Everest, the British Houston-Mount Everest Flight Expedition, led by the Marquis of Clydesdale and funded by Lucy, Lady Houston.
1922 Joseph Stalin becomes the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
1920 Attempts are made to carry out the failed assassination attempt on General Mannerheim, led by Aleksander Weckman by order of Eino Rahja, during the White Guard parade in Tampere, Finland.[13]
1895 The trial in the libel case brought by Oscar Wilde begins, eventually resulting in his imprisonment on charges of homosexuality.
1888 Jack the Ripper: The first of 11 unsolved brutal murders of women committed in or near the impoverished Whitechapel district in the East End of London, occurs.
1885 Gottlieb Daimler is granted a German patent for a light, high-speed, four-stroke engine, which he uses seven months later to create the world's first motorcycle, the Daimler Reitwagen.
1882 American Old West: Robert Ford kills Jesse James.
1865 American Civil War: Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America.
1860 The first successful United States Pony Express run from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, begins.
1851 Rama IV is crowned King of Thailand after the death of his half-brother, Rama III.
1721 Robert Walpole becomes, in effect, the first Prime Minister of Great Britain, though he himself denied that title.
1559 The second of two the treaties making up the Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis is signed, ending the Italian Wars.
1077 The Patriarchate of Friûl, the first Friulian state, is created.
1043 Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England.
686 Maya king Yuknoom Yich'aak K'ahk' assumes the crown of Calakmul.
Famous People Born on April 3

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Year Name
1981 DeShawn Stevenson, American basketball player
1984 Jonathan Blondel, Belgian footballer
1949 Lyle Alzado, American football player and actor (d. 1992)
1934 Jane Goodall, English primatologist and anthropologist
1975 Shawn Bates, American ice hockey player
1903 Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Indian social reformer and freedom fighter (d. 1988)
1781 Swaminarayan, Indian religious leader (d. 1830)
1964 Jay Weatherill, Australian politician, 45th Premier of South Australia
1952 Mike Moore, American lawyer and politician
1837 John Burroughs, American botanist and author (d. 1921)
Famous People Deaths On April 3

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Date Name
1941 Tachiyama Mineemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 22nd Yokozuna (b. 1877)
1971 Joseph Valachi, American gangster (b. 1904)
1882 Jesse James, American criminal and outlaw (b. 1847)
1957 Ned Sparks, Canadian-American actor (b. 1883)
1350 Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)
1203 Arthur I, Duke of Brittany (b. 1187)
1897 Johannes Brahms, German pianist and composer (b. 1833)
1951 Henrik Visnapuu, Estonian poet and playwright (b. 1890)
1930 Emma Albani, Canadian-English operatic soprano (b. 1847)
1978 Ray Noble, English bandleader, composer, and actor (b. 1903)