3 September in Indian and World History

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3 September in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons.3 September is the birth anniversary of Uttam Kumar, Dr. Chandreshwar Prasad Thakur, Shakti Kapoor, Sadhguru, Kiran Desai, Rahul Sanghvi, and Vivek Anand Oberoi

3 September is also observed as the death anniversary of Chandra Bahadur Dangi and Sun Myung Moon.

Birth Anniversary on 3 September

3 September in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:

Uttam Kumar (3 September 1926 – 24 July 1980), widely known as the Mahanayak, was an Indian film actor, producer, director, screenwriter, composer, and singer who predominantly worked in Bengali cinema.

Dr Chandreshwar Prasad Thakur or C. P. Thakur (born 3 September 1931) is a former member of Rajya Sabha, a former minister in the Government of India, a physician and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was a cabinet minister from 1999 to 2004 in the BJP government.

Shakti Kapoor (born Sunil Kapoor; 3 September 1952) is an Indian actor and comedian who appears in Bollywood films. Known for his villainous and comic roles in Hindi films, he has featured in over 600 films.

Jishu Dasgupta (3 September 1956 – 21 December 2012) was an Indian Bengali television director and actor.

Sadhguru (born Jagadish Vasudev, 3 September 1957) is the founder and head of the Isha Foundation, based in Coimbatore, India. The foundation, established in 1992, operates an ashram and yoga centre that carries out educational and spiritual activities. Sadhguru has been teaching yoga since 1982. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Inner Engineering: A Yogi’s Guide to Joy and Karma: A Yogi’s Guide to Crafting Your Destiny, and a frequent speaker at international forums.

Kiran Desai, Man Booker prize winning author, was born on 3 September 1971. Kiran Desai is the daughter of Anita Desai, a prolific writer, a Booker Prize nominee in her own right. Desai spent the early years of her life in Mumbai and Pune and studied at the Cathedral and John Connon School. Desai left India when she was fourteen along with her mother, to live in England for a year, before they moved to the Unites States. In America, Desai did her schooling from Massachusetts, before she went to Bennington College and Hollins University, finally studying Creative Writing at Columbia University. She took two years after this to write her first novel “Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard”. Kiran Desai made a place for herself in the literary world in 1997 when she was published in the New Yorker and one of her stories titled, Strange Happenings in the Guava Orchard appeared in Mirrorwork, a collection of 50 years of Indian writing edited by Booker Winner Salman Rushdie.

Rahul Sanghvi (born 3 September 1974) is an Indian cricketer, specialising in left arm orthodox spin. He played for the Delhi state team. He played one Test match, which was the first Test between Australia and India in 2001 but was dropped after Australia claimed a 10-wicket victory.

Vivek Anand Oberoi (born 3 September 1976) is an Indian actor who mainly works in Hindi cinema, in addition to working in few Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films.

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Death Anniversary on 3 September

3 September in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:

Chandra Bahadur Dangi (30 November 1939 – 3 September 2015) was a Nepali man who was the shortest man in recorded history measuring 54.6 cm. He was awarded the title of shortest adult human ever recorded after his height was measured in February 2012. He was subsequently included in the Guinness World Records.

Sun Myung Moon (6 January 1920 – 3 September 2012) was a Korean religious leader, also known for his business ventures and support for conservative political causes.

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Notable events on 3 September in Indian and World History

Some of the Notable events on 3 September in World History are mentioned below:

3 September 1189 – Richard the Lionhart was crowned the King in Westminster of England.

3 September 1651 – Under the Oliver Cromwell, the English MP forces won the final battle of the Third English Citizen War Worster.

3 September 1651 – Under the Oliver Cromwell, the English MP forces won the last battle of the Worster’s Beetle, the Third English Citizen War.

3 September 1709 – The first major group of Swiss reached the German colonies.

3 September 1731 – William KH Frisco was made Viceroy of Frisland.

3 September 1783 – The Revolutionary War ended with the Treaty of Paris between the US and Britain.

3 September 1783 – Great Britain and the United States signed the Treaty of Paris, formally abolishing the American Revolutionary War.

3 September 1791 – The Parliament of France passed the constitution of the country.

3 September 1812 – In London, England, the world’s first factory to fill cans opened.

3 September 1833 – Benjamin H.D. Started publishing the first successful newspaper in the US, the ‘New York Sun’.

3 September 1838 – The future American eliminations escaped from Frederick Douglas slavery.

3 September 1849 – Sarah Orne Jewett, the popular turn-of-the-century American writer, was born. Following her death on June 24, 1909, her obituary appeared in The Times.

3 September 1901 – Australia’s national flag, the Commonwealth Star and a Blue Enstine with the Southern Cross flew over the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne for the first time.

3 September 1901 – The national flag of Australia, a Blue Encene, with the Commonwealth Star and the Southern Cross, adopted the Royal Exhibition Exhibition for the first time in Melbourne.

3 September 1914 – Prince William of Albania had to leave the country after six months due to the opposition under his rule.

3 September 1921 – Amrit Rai, an Indian writer, and poet, was born.

3 September 1923 – Pandit Kishan Maharaj, the legendary tabla player of the country, was born.

3 September 1925 – The US Navy’s first rigid aerial vessel USS Shenandoa was broken into a squad line on Ohio (Picture of debris).

3 September 1925 – The US Navy’s first rigorous aircraft separated in a squad line over USS Shanendah Ohio (Picture of debris).

3 September 1937 – In Australia, some of the world’s longest fences are used to use more and more camels for patrolling. ,

3 September 1939 – World War II began with British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin declaring war on Germany and Britain against Germany on a radio broadcast.

3 September 1939 – Britain and France announced the war on Germany in vengeance of Hitler’s Poland invasion.

3 September 1940 – Famous composer of Hindi cinema Pyarelal was born.

3 September 1941 – Holocaust: SS-Hauptsturmführer Karl Fritzsch first used pesticides Zyklon B to Auschwitz to Auschwitz; It was eventually used to kill about 1.2 million people.

3 September 1941 – Holocost-SS-Huptstarmfuehar Carl Fritz first used pesticides Zyklon B to execute the Soviet Pows Mess in Oschitz; It was eventually used to kill 1.2 million people.

3 September 1941 – German artillery began shelling on Leningrad.

3 September 1942 – Holocost-In the first Jewish Jews Basti, the residents of Lachwa Ghetto, who were occupied by Poland, fought a failed fight against the Nazi prisoners, giving information about the ‘liquidation’ of the Jewish settlement.

3 September 1943 – Allied troops invade mainland Italy. British troops land on mainland Europe four years to the day after war was declared on Germany.

3 September 1950 – Emilio Nino Farina became the first Formula One World Champion.

3 September 1968 – British doctors have seen an increase in cases of inflammation of the vein, which causes blood coagulation in women using birth control pills.

3 September 1971 – Qatar gained independence.

3 September 1976 – Hull prison riot ends. The last protesting imates at Hull’s top-security prison finally surrendered after 67 hours on the rampage.

3 September 1976 – The unmanned U.S. spacecraft Viking 2 landed on Mars to take the first close-up, colour photographs of the planet’s surface.

3 September 1978 – Pope John Paul I was installed as the 264th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.

3 September 1984 – About 1300 were killed and hundreds were injured in South Philippines due to a terrible storm. Winds measured up to 185 kilometers per hour.

3 September 1984 – Typhoon batters Philippines. At least 1,300 people die and hundreds more are injured as the worst storm in living memory sweeps across the southern Philippines.

3 September 1991 – 25 people were killed when a fire broke out inside a burning chicken prolsing plant in Hamlet, North Carolina, USA.

3 September 1995 – EBay was founded.

3 September 1998 – All feared dead in Swissair crash. A Swissair plane flying from New York to Geneva crashes in the sea off the coast of Nova Scotia, just over an hour after taking off.

3 September 2001 – Truble-Protestant loyalists began picketing of a Catholic school for girls in the Protestant part of Belfast, Ardoyne, Northern Ireland.

3 September 2004 – After two days of deadlock, Islamist terrorists killed about 340 hostages inside a school in Beslan, Russia.

3 September 2004 – A three-day hostage siege at a school in Beslan, Russia, ended in bloody chaos after Chechen militants set off bombs and Russian commandos stormed the building; more than 330 people were killed, most of them children.

3 September 2005 – President George W. Bush ordered more than 7,000 active-duty forces to the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

3 September 2005 – Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died at age 80.

3 September 2005 – The Qatar oil rich nation has been offered $ 100 million aid to $ 100 million with the devastating loss done by Katrina of the storm.

3 September 2006 – Tennis player Andre Agassi announced his retirement.

3 September 2008 – The Republican Party has officially declared Arizona Senator John McCain as its candidate in the 2008 United States presidential election.

3 September 2009 – Australia records its hottest August amid rising winter temperature.

3 September 2010 – The unemployment rate in the United States for the month of August this year increases to a dangerous 9.6%.

3 September 2011 – 13th World Championship in Athletics: Usain Bolt won the 200 meter race.

3 September 201 – Microsoft Corporation purchases Nokia’s mobile phone division for $ 7.2 billion.

3 September 2013 – Microsoft bought Nokia for 7.2 billion.

3 September 2014 – The pharmaceutical chain CVS Pharmacy announced that it would turn its name into ‘CVS Health’ and stop marketing tobacco products.

3 September Historical Significance

September 3rd is a date marked by numerous significant historical events. On this day in 36 BC, the Battle of Naulochus was fought, where Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeated Sextus Pompey, ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate. It is also the day when San Marino, the world’s oldest republic still in existence, was founded by Saint Marinus in 301. In more recent history, September 3rd, 1783, saw the signing of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the American Revolutionary War between Great Britain and the United States of America. Each event on this day has contributed to shaping the political and social structures of their times, reflecting the dynamic nature of history.

Important Days of 3 September in History

Some of the Notable events on 3 September in History are mentioned below:

  • Skyscraper Day: Celebrated globally to appreciate the architectural and engineering feats of skyscrapers.
  • Feast of San Marino and the Republic (Republic of San Marino): A significant cultural celebration in San Marino, commemorating the foundation of the republic.
  • Flag Day (Australia): A day to honor the Australian flag and reflect on its significance.
  • Independence Day (Qatar): Marks the day when Qatar became an independent sovereign nation.
  • Levy Mwanawasa Day (Zambia): Remembrance day for Levy Mwanawasa, the third President of Zambia.
  • National Welsh Rarebit Day (US): A day to enjoy the Welsh dish known as rarebit or rabbit, a savory sauce of melted cheese poured over slices of toasted bread.
  • Memorial Day (Tunisia): A day of remembrance for those who have passed away.
  • Tokehega Day (New Zealand): Commemorates the signing of the Tokehega Treaty, which determined the maritime boundary between Tokelau and the United States.
  • China’s Victory Day (People’s Republic of China): Marks the victory over Japan in World War II.
  • Merchant Navy Remembrance Day (Canada): Honors the Merchant Navy’s contribution and sacrifices during the world wars.
  • V-J Day (People’s Republic of China): Victory over Japan Day, marking the end of World War II in Asia.
  • Armed Forces Day (Republic of China): A day to recognize and honor the military forces.
  • Merchant Navy (United Kingdom): Pays tribute to the Merchant Navy’s role and the sacrifices made by seafarers.