July 03 History

July is the seventh month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, July was the fifth month of the year. July was previously called Quintilis in Latin as it was the fifth month in the ancient Roman calendar. It became the seventh month when January and February were added to the calendar.

July was originally Quintilis, the fifth month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 31 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 45 BCE to honour Julius Caesar.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number is 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. July 03 has its own special significance in India and world history.

In modern times, July also has 31 days. It is the warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the coldest month in the Southern hemisphere.

The page contains not only the Important historical events but also famous birthdays and deaths of each day. Search what happened today in Indian history and world history.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in India and World History on July 03. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 03 July:

  • 1908 – Bal Gangadhar Tilak was arrested by the British government on charges of sedition.
  • 1913 – Pickett’s charge was reintroduced by Confederate veterans at the Great Reunification of 1913.
  • 1922 – The painter Guillaume Cornelis van Biverloo, better known as Corniel, was born.
  • 1938 – The Eternal Light Peace Memorial is dedicated by the President of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • 1944 – World War II: Minsk is liberated from Nazi control by Soviet troops during Operation Bagan.
  • 1952 – The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the United States Congress.
  • 1962 – Jackie Robinson becomes the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 1970 – The Troubles: The Falls Curfew begins in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • 1972 – Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India and Ju.A. of Pakistan. An unarmed agreement on Kashmir was signed between Bhutto.
  • 1988 – The United States Navy warship USS Vinsen shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people on board.
  • 1992 – The Earth Summit started in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
  • 1995 – The St. Kitts and Nevis Labor Party wins the general election and is restored to power after 15 years of opposition.
  • 1996 – The Scone of Stone is returned to Scotland.
  • 2004 – Maria Sharapova of Russia became the women’s Wimbledon winner.
  • 2005 – Mahesh Bhupathi and Mary Pierce win the mixed pair title at Wimbledon.
  • 2006 – After 35 years on the Caribbean island, the Indian cricket team won for the first time.
  • 2013 – Egyptian coup d’état: Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is overthrown by the military after four days of protests across the country.

Famous birthdays and birth anniversaries on this day

  • 1616 – Shah Shuja (Mughal), the son of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, was born.
  • 1886 – Ramchandra Dattatreya Ranade, a renowned scholar of philosophy and the head of the Department of Philosophy at Allahabad University, was born.
  • 1897 – Hansa Mehta, India’s famous social worker, freedom fighter and educationist, was born.
  • 1941 – Adoor Gopalakrishnan was born in Malayalam cinema and is one of India’s top filmmakers.

Death anniversaries of famous people in India and the world

  • 1948 – Mohammad Usman, a high officer of the Indian Army, who was martyred in the First War of India and Pakistan (1947–48), died.
  • 1996 – Hindi film actor Raj Kumar died.
  • 1999 – Indian soldier Manoj Kumar Pandey, who was honoured with Param Vir Chakra, died.

The Most Important Historical events of July Month

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Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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