April 3 holidays in 2017
Pascua Florida Day observed
World Party Day
April 3 2016 holidays
April 3 2018 holidays
Historical Events on April 3
The U.S Pony Express starts its first successful run on this day. It’s run from St. Joseph in Missouri to Sacramento in California.
The Confederate Capital – Richmond in Virginia – is captured by Union forces on this day during the American Civil War.
American outlaw Jesse James is shot dead by Robert Ford.
A German patent is granted to Gottlieb Daimler for his engine design.
The “Jack the Ripper” murders begin in the Whitechapel District of the East End of London. From this date until February 13, 1891, 11 women would be brutally murdered.
The libel case of Oscar Wilde starts on this day. This case would eventually lead to him being imprisoned on homosexuality charges.
Bruno Richard Hauptmann is executed in the electric chair for kidnapping and killing Charles August Lindbergh, the baby son of Charles Lindbergh.
S and Filipino forces are attacked by the Japanese Imperial Army on the Bataan Peninsula during World War II.
For leading the Bataan Death March, Japanese Lieutenant General Masaharu Homma is executed in the Philippines.
The Marshall Plan is signed into law by U.S President Harry S. Truman. This plan authorizes $5 billion USD in aid to over sixteen different countries.
Anatoly Karpov gets the World Champion of Chess title when Bobby Fischer refuses to play a chess match against him.
The first portable computer, the Osborne 1, is shown at the West Coast Computer Fair in San Francisco, California.
Theodore Kaczynski, a man suspected of being the UnaBomber, is captured at his Montana cabin.
During the case of the U.S v. Microsoft Corporation, it’s ruled that Microsoft did violate U.S Antitrust Laws.
Famous Birthdays on April 3
American short story writer and essayist, Washington Irving is born in
English social and educational reformer, Mary Carpenter is born in
American author and botanist, John Burroughs is born in
American actress and singer, Doris Day is born in
American actor and director Marlon Brando is born in
English anthropologist Jane Goodall is born in
American actress Marsha Mason is born in
American singer Wayne Newton is born in
American singer Tony Orlando is born in
American actor, comedian, TV host and producer, Alec Baldwin is born in
American actor David Hyde Pierce is born in
American comedian and actor, Eddie Murphy is born in
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