On This Day 3 November

Important Days

Important Events

1988 – Sri Lankan Tamil mercenaries attempt to overthrow the Maldivian government. At President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s request, the Indian military suppresses the rebellion within 24 hours.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1878 – Bangalore Nagarathnamma, Indian Carnatic singer and activist (d. 1952)

1917 – Annapurna Maharana, Indian activist (d. 2012)

1933 – Amartya Sen, Indian economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

1997 – Sarthak Golui, Indian footballer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2012 – Kailashpati Mishra, Indian activist and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (b. 1923)

2014 – Sadashiv Amrapurkar, Indian actor (b. 1950)