This Day in History on 3 September
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 3 September. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
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.
1995: Ram Jethmalani (lawyer and MP) launches a new party, Bharatiya Lok Panchayat, to rid the country of its evils.
1999: India launches a new phase of military modernization after the Kargil conflict.
1617: Roshanara Begum was a Mughal princess and the second daughter of Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
1926: Uttam Kumar, Indian Bengali actor, director, producer, singer, composer and playback singer (d. 1980)
1952: Shakti Kapoor, an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films.
1954: Govind Namdev, Indian film actor.
1955: Arun Kumar Mishra, Judge of Supreme Court of India.
1956: Jishu Dasgupta, Indian actor and director (d. 2012)
1957: Jaggi Vasudev (Sadhguru), Indian yogi and author.
1957: Debraj Ray, Indian-American economist whose focus is development economics.
1971: Kiran Desai, Indian-American author
1974: Malli Mastan Babu was an Indian mountaineer.
1974: Rahul Sanghvi, Indian cricketer
1975: Guru Somasundaram, an Indian actor who has appeared in Tamil language films.
1976: Vivek Oberoi, Indian film actor.
1979: Arjan Bajwa, an Indian film actor known for his work in Hindi and Telugu cinema.
1981: Kamal Kamaraju, an Indian actor who works in Telugu cinema.
1987: Harshad Arora, an Indian television actor known for playing Zain Abdullah in Colors TV’s Beintehaa.
1992: Sakshi Malik, Indian freestyle wrestler.
1998: Amey Pandya, Indian film and television child actor.
1997: Reniece Boyce, West Indian cricketer
Death/ Death Anniversary
1945: Narayan Maharaj was a Hindu Indian spiritual master considered by his followers to be a sadguru.
1987: Ramesh Naidu was an Indian film music composer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer, known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema.
2014: A. P. Venkateswaran, Indian soldier and politician, 14th Foreign Secretary of India (b. 1930)