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    Today in History – 3 September

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    Today in History-3-Septembe

    1189

    After the death of Henry II, Richard Lionheart is crowned king of England.

    1260

    Mamelukes under Sultan Qutuz defeat Mongols and Crusaders at Ain Jalut.

    1767

    Colonel Smith was defeated in the battle of Changama that took place between the combined forces of Nizam and Hyder Ali and the British army. This was the first war of Mysore.

    1905

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    Kamlapati Tripathi, leader of Indian National Congess, was born.

    1906

    Prithviraj Kapoor, veteran film actor, was born in Peshawar. His first film was ‘Challenge’ (1929). He is the founder of Prithvi Theatre in Bombay.

    1914

    The French capital is moved from Paris to Bordeaux as the Battle of the Marne begins.

    1916

    The German Somme front is broken by an Allied offensive.

    1916

    Annie Besant started ‘Home Rule’ movement.

    1931

    Dr. Chandreshwarprasad Rachamohan Thakur was born in Dubaha, Distt. Muzaffarpur (Bihar).

    1992

    Delhi High Court verdict on Bofors challenged in the Supreme Court.

    1995

    Ram Jethmalani (lawyer and MP) launches a new party, Bharatiya Lok Panchayat, to rid the country of its evils.

    1997

    Anjan (Lalji Pandey), well known lyricist and noted poet, died.

    1999

    India launches a new phase of military modernisation after the Kargil conflict.

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