On This Day 3 September

Important Days

Important Events

1812 – Twenty-four settlers are killed in the Pigeon Roost Massacre in Indiana.

1855 – American Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under United States General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan massacre by attacking a Sioux village and killing 100 men, women and children.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1926 – Uttam Kumar, Indian Bengali actor, director, producer, singer, composer and playback singer (d. 1980)

1956 – Jishu Dasgupta, Indian actor and director (d. 2012)

1957 – Sadhguru, Indian yogi, mystic

1971 – Kiran Desai, Indian-American author

1974 – Rahul Sanghvi, Indian cricketer

1997 – Reniece Boyce, West Indian criketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2014 – A. P. Venkateswaran, Indian soldier and politician, 14th Foreign Secretary of India (b. 1930)