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.
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.
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 Shvwits, Kanosh, Koosharem, and the Indian Peaks and Cedar City bands of the Paiute people of Utah.
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 biggest 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 baby son of pilot Charles Lindbergh.
1933 First flight over Mount Everest, by 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.
1895 The trial in the libel case brought by Oscar Wilde begins, eventually resulting in his imprisonment on charges of homosexuality.
1888 The first of eleven 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 his engine design.
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.
1834 The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
1559 The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis treaty is signed, ending the Italian Wars.
1077 The first Parliament of Friuli is created.
1043 Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England.
801 King Louis the Pious captures Barcelona from the Moors after a siege of several months.
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
1967 Cristi Puiu, Romanian director and screenwriter
1971 Vitālijs Astafjevs, Latvian footballer and manager
1529 Michael Neander, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1581)
1971 Picabo Street, American skier
1988 Peter Hartley, English footballer
1982 Iain Fyfe, Australian footballer
1948 Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, German footballer
1770 Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek general (d. 1843)
1951 Annette Dolphin, British academician and educator
1976 Nicolas Escudé, French tennis player
Famous People Deaths On April 3

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Date Name
1253 Saint Richard of Chichester
1943 Conrad Veidt, German actor, director, and producer (b. 1893)
1325 Nizamuddin Auliya, Sufi saint (b. 1238)
2013 Mariví Bilbao, Spanish actress (b. 1930)
1153 al-Adil ibn al-Sallar, vizier of the Fatimid Caliphate
1999 Lionel Bart, English composer (b. 1930)
1999 Geoffrey Walsh, Canadian general (b. 1909)
1695 Melchior d'Hondecoeter, Dutch painter (b. 1636)
1994 Frank Wells, American businessman (b. 1932)
2005 François Gérin, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1944)