This Day in History on 3 November

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 November. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History