This Day in History on 3 December

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 3 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History