Today in History – 3 October

Today in History - 3 October


Britishers captured Mysore.


At the Battle of Corinth, in Mississippi, a Union army defeats the Confederates.


Sakuntal Sangeet held in Anandodbhav Auditorium in Pune. Annasaheb Kirloskar presented the first musical play in Marathi.


The first conference on wireless telegraphy in Berlin adopts SOS as warning signal.


The comic strip Dick Tracy first appears in the New York News.


India protests U.N. troops’ crossing of 38th parallel in New York.


Republican Party of India established.


Dr. Subhas Mukhopadhyay claimed the credit of India’s first and the birth of world’s second test-tube baby Durga Agrawal, who was born in Belle Vue Nursing Home in Calcutta.


India’s longest distance train Himsagar Express (from Jammu Tavi to Kanya Kumari) was first flagged.


The Space Shuttle Atlantis makes its maiden flight.


Morocco breaks diplomatic relations with India after New Delhi announced its recognition of the Saharwi Arab Democratic Republic.


Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh after 30 months of being held captive.


Art Shell becomes the first African American to coach a professional football team, the Los Angeles Raiders.


After 40 years of division, East and West Germany are reunited as one nation.


Geet Sethi beats holder Mike Russel of Britain (2529-718) to become the first Indian to win the World Professional Billiards championship in Bombay.


Devi Lal floats a new party ‘Haryana Lok Dal’.


India finished with seven silver and four bronze medals in the Asian Junior Athletic Championship in Singapore.


India and Russia sign a declaration on strategic partnership.

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