This Day in History on 3rd February
The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that occurred on 3rd February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
- Setsubun (Japan)
- Veterans’ Day (Thailand)
1509 – The Portuguese navy defeats a joint fleet of the Ottoman Empire, the Republic of Venice, the Sultan of Gujarat, the Mamlûk Burji Sultanate of Egypt, the Zamorin of Calicut, and the Republic of Ragusa at the Battle of Diu in Diu, India. Almeida was the first Portuguese to arrive in Bombay by sea in 1509.
1816 – Ram Singh Kuka, Indian credited with starting the Non-cooperation movement
1906 – George Adamson, Indian-English author and activist (d. 1989)
1963 – Raghuram Rajan, Indian economist and academic
Death/ Death Anniversary
1969 – C. N. Annadurai, Indian journalist and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Madras State (b. 1909)
2012 – Raj Kanwar, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1961)
2016 – Balram Jakhar, Indian lawyer and politician, 23rd Governor of Madhya Pradesh (b. 1923)