Today in History – 3 September

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

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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