Today in History – 3 June

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Maratha wars between British & Maratha Confederacy in India ended.


Some 7,000 Union troops were killed within 30 minutes during the Battle of Cold Harbor in Virginia.


The classic baseball poem “Casey at the Bat,” written by Ernest L. Thayer, was published in the San Francisco Examiner.


Khan Abdul Gafar Khan, follower of Mahatma Gandhi, was born.


Mahakavi G.Sankara Kurup, Malayalam poet, was born. He was the first winner of the conveted Gyaanpeeth Award in 1965 for his poems “”Odakkuzhal”” in Malayala.


Sir’ knighthood was granted to Gurudev Ravindranath Tagore by the British Government.


Smt. Nathibai Damodar Thakarsey Women’s University was established.


The German Luftwaffe hit Paris with 1,100 bombs.


British Government issued the partition plan, which was worked out by Lord Louis Mountbatten in New Delhi and was accepted by both Muslim League and Congress.


Evening newspaper ‘Jay Hind’ published.


First British designed Indian built modern warship of the Leander class, ‘INS Nilgiri’ commissioned by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, was completely made in Mazgaon Dock, Mumbai.


The week comprising of five working days was implemented in Central Government Offices for its staff.


K N Venkatasubramanian,IOC Chairman, suspended for leaking information about oil purchase plans to international dealers.


The naval version of the surface-to-air missile, Trishul, was test-fired in Kochi.


Flight Lieutenant K. Nachiketa was handed over by the International Committee of the Red Cross to the Indian High Commissioner inside the High Commission premises.

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  1. Stupid you -Indra Gandhi sent army to Golden temple Amritsir today to kill the temple saints .Hope u r not from congress lol

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