On This Day 3 December

Important Days

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1884 – Rajendra Prasad, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st President of India (d. 1963)

1894 – Deiva Zivarattinam, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 1975)

1928 – Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Indian-Bangladeshi jurist and politician, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (d. 2014)

1937 – Binod Bihari Verma, Indian physician and author (d. 2003)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1956 – Manik Bandopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (b. 1908)

1979 – Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player and coach (b. 1905)

2003 – Sita Ram Goel, Indian historian, publisher and writer (b. 1921)

2011 – Dev Anand, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1923)