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    • November 3, 0644 "Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is killed by a Persian slave in Medina."

    • November 3, 1462 Henry IV of Castile is proclaimed prince of Catalunya.

    • November 3, 1468 Lige is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy's troops.

    • November 3, 1481 Francis I of Navarre is proclaimed king.

    • November 3, 1620 Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony

    • November 3, 1631 First Protestant Missionary arrives in America

    • November 3, 1679 Great panic occurs in Europe over the close approach of a comet

    • November 3, 1762 Spain acquires Louisiana

    • November 3, 1783 "John Austin, a highwayman, is the last to be publicly hanged at London's Tyburn gallows."

    • November 3, 1783 The American Continental Army is disbanded.

    • November 3, 1783 Washington orders the Continental Army disbanded

    • November 3, 1792 "The University of Guadalajara, Mexico, is opened."

    • November 3, 1793 "French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined."

    • November 3, 1810 Giacchino Rossini's La cambiale di matrimonio is premiered.

    • November 3, 1812 Napoleonic armies defeated at Vyazma

    • November 3, 1817 "The Bank of Montreal, Canada's oldest chartered bank, opens in Montreal, Quebec."

    • November 3, 1820 "Cuenca, Ecuador declares independence"

    • November 3, 1838 "The Times of India, the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce."

    • November 3, 1839 First opium war-2 British frigates engage several Chinese junks

    • November 3, 1844 "Debut of Giuseppe Verdi's I due Foscari, at Teatro Argentina, Rome."

    • November 3, 1848 "A greatly revised constitution, drafted by Johan Rudolf Thorbecke, severely limiting the powers of the Dutch monarchy, and strengthening the powers of the parliament and the ministers, is proclaimed. This constitution is still in effect today."

    • November 3, 1856 A British fleet bombs Canton.

    • November 3, 1868 "First black elected to Congress (John W Menard, Louisiana)"

    • November 3, 1868 Ulysses Grant (R) wins presidential election over Horatio Seymour (D)

    • November 3, 1874 "James Theodore Holly, elected bishop of Haiti"

    • November 3, 1883 "American Old West: Self-described ""Black Bart the poet"" gets away with his last stagecoach robbery, but leaves an incriminating clue that eventually leads to his capture."

    • November 3, 1883 Race riots in Danville Virginia (4 blacks killed)

    • November 3, 1885 "Tacoma vigilantes drive out Chinese, burn their homes & businesses"

    • November 3, 1888 Jack the Ripper kills last victim

    • November 3, 1896 William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for President

    • November 3, 1899 Jim Jeffries retains heavyweight boxing title over Sailor Tom Sharkey

    • November 3, 1900 First national automobile show opens at Madison Square Garden (NYC)

    • November 3, 1903 Panama Declares Its Independence from Colombia

    • November 3, 1903 "With the encouragement of the United States, Panama proclaims itself independent from Colombia. US President Theodore Roosevelt had wanted the United States to build the Panama Canal, but was not willing to pay what Colombia asked."

    • November 3, 1908 William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th President over William Jennings Bryan

    • November 3, 1908 William Howard Taft is elected as the twenty-seventh President of the United States of America.

    • November 3, 1911 Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T.

    • November 3, 1913 The USA introduces an income tax.

    • November 3, 1914 "HM Submarine D2, mined off Great Yarmouth. Five crew saved by the trawler Faithfull."

    • November 3, 1916 Treaty establishes British suzerainty over Qatar

    • November 3, 1917 First class mail now costs $0.03

    • November 3, 1918 "Austria-Hungary enters into an armistice with the World War I Allies, and the Habsburg-ruled empire dissolves."

    • November 3, 1918 Poland declares its independence from Russia.

    • November 3, 1918 Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I

    • November 3, 1921 Actor Charles Bronson born

    • November 3, 1927 Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)

    • November 3, 1928 Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet

    • November 3, 1930 The Detroit-Windsor traffic tunnel opens lining the Canadian and American cities

    • November 3, 1930 The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel was opened to traffic.

    • November 3, 1931 First commercially produced synthetic rubber manufactured

    • November 3, 1935 George II of Greece regains his throne through a popular plebiscite.

    • November 3, 1935 George II returns to Greece & regains monarchy

    • November 3, 1936 President FDR wins landslide victory over Alfred M Landon (R)

    • November 3, 1942 Battle of El Alamein ends in the North African desert in WWII

    • November 3, 1942 "The city of Kisarazu in founded in Chiba, Japan."

    • November 3, 1942 William L Dawson elected to Congress from Chicago

    • November 3, 1943 World War II: 500 aircraft of the U.S. 8th Air Force devastate Wilhelmshafen harbor in Germany.

    • November 3, 1944 "World War II: Two supreme commanders of the Slovak National Uprising, Generals Jn Golian and Rudolf Viest are captured, tortured and later executed by German forces."

    • November 3, 1952 Clarence Birdseye markets frozen peas

    • November 3, 1953 First live color coast-to-coast telecast (NYC)

    • November 3, 1954 Linus Pauling wins Nobel Chemistry Prize

    • November 3, 1954 The first in the Godzilla series of films is released in Japan.

    • November 3, 1955 Alabama woman bruised by a meteor

    • November 3, 1955 Australia takes control of the Cocos Islands

    • November 3, 1956 """Wizard of Oz"" first televised (CBS-TV)"

    • November 3, 1957 Sputnik program: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 2. On board is the first animal to enter orbit: a dog named Laika.

    • November 3, 1960 Number one hit on UK music charts - Elvis Presley - It's Now Or Never

    • November 3, 1960 Willard Libby is awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing carbon-14 dating

    • November 3, 1964 LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for President

    • November 3, 1964 Lyndon Baines Johnson is elected as the thirty-sixth president of the United States of America.

    • November 3, 1964 Washington D.C. residents are able to vote in a presidential election for the first time.

    • November 3, 1970 Salvador Allende inaugurated as President of Chile

    • November 3, 1970 Salvador Allende is inaugurated as president of Chile.

    • November 3, 1972 Salvador Allende forms a civil-military government in Chile.

    • November 3, 1973 Good Morning America premiers on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)

    • November 3, 1973 "Mariner 10 launched-1st Venus pics, first mission to Mercury"

    • November 3, 1973 "Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 10 toward Mercury, on March 29, 1974, becoming the first space probe to reach that planet."

    • November 3, 1975 "An independent audit of Mattel, one of the United States's largest toy manufacturers, reveals that company officials fabricated press releases and financial information to ""maintain the appearance of continued corporate growth."""

    • November 3, 1978 Dominica gains its independence from the United Kingdom.

    • November 3, 1979 "63 Americans taken hostage at US Embassy (Teheran, Iran)"

    • November 3, 1979 "Greensboro massacre: Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven are wounded by a group of Klansmen and neo-Nazis during a ""Death to the Klan"" rally."

    • November 3, 1979 "The Greensboro Massacre - Klu Klux Clan shoot 5 members of the communist workers party IN Greensboro, North Carolina,"

    • November 3, 1982 "The Salang tunnel fire in Afghanistan kills up to 2,000+ people."

    • November 3, 1983 Jesse Jackson launches his first campaign for Presidency (D)

    • November 3, 1984 "3,000 die in 3 day anti-Sikh riot in India"

    • November 3, 1984 Body of assassinated Indian PM Indira Gandhi cremated

    • November 3, 1984 Indira Gandhi is cremated at Shakti Sthal.

    • November 3, 1986 Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret US arms sales to Iran

    • November 3, 1986 President Machel killed in air crash in Mozambique

    • November 3, 1987 "On Wall Street, after 5 consecutive gains, Dow Jones down 50.56"

    • November 3, 1988 Pakistan claims it downed Afghan warplane

    • November 3, 1988 Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill

    • November 3, 1988 Soviet Union agrees to allow teaching of Hebrew

    • November 3, 1988 "Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries try to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom's request, the Indian military suppresses the coup attempt within 24 hours."

    • November 3, 1988 Talk-show host Geraldo Rivera's nose is broken as Roy Innis brawls with skinheads at TV taping

    • November 3, 1990 Number one hit on UK music charts - Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody

    • November 3, 1992 Bill Clinton elected US President

    • November 3, 1995 The new Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies of the NBA each play thier first season opening game(both win)

    • November 3, 1998 Former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura is elected Governor of Minnesota.

    • November 3, 2003 NYC Subway's Redbird trains make their final run.

    • November 3, 2009 "A former KGB agent, Russian-Israeli businessman Shabtai von Kalmanovic, is shot dead in Moscow, Russia."

    • November 3, 2009 "African countries boycott the United Nations climate talks in Barcelona, Spain, after saying goals set by industrialised countries are too low."

    • November 3, 2009 "After 29 years of decriminalized prostitution in the U.S. state of Rhode Island, Governor Donald Carcieri signs a bill into law outlawing prostitution."

    • November 3, 2009 An oil leak on the West Atlas oil rig in the Timor Sea is plugged.

    • November 3, 2009 China accuses the Dalai Lama of damaging Sino-Indian relations ahead of his visit to the disputed border region of Arunachal Pradesh.

    • November 3, 2009 "Czech President Václav Klaus signs the Lisbon Treaty after it was upheld by the Constitutional Court, thus fulfilling the final step in its ratification."

    • November 3, 2009 Dubai announces it is to appoint female muftis for the first time in 2009.

    • November 3, 2009 Fiji expels envoys from Australia and New Zealand over alleged interference in the country's judiciary.

    • November 3, 2009 Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžic attends his war crimes trial for the first time after boycotting previous sittings.

    • November 3, 2009 India's Supreme Court judges disclose their assets online.

    • November 3, 2009 "North Korea says it has completed reprocessing 8,000 spent nuclear fuel rods as part of its nuclear program."

    • November 3, 2009 Two senior United States officials arrive in Burma for talks with the military junta and National League for Democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

    • November 3, 2009 "Voters go to the polls in elections in the United States for Governors of Virginia and New Jersey, special elections for two Congressional districts, and several municipal elections."







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