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Battle of Tukaroi

Prince Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy. On 3rd March, 1575 AD, Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeated the Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.

Second Anglo-Chinese War

The Second Opium War , also known as the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the United Kingdom and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China.

Protest of the autocratic rule in India

28 February – The budget is presented to the Legislative Assembly in which the duty on raw cotton is doubled. 3 March – In Bombay, Mohandas Gandhi begins to fast in protest of the autocratic rule in India.

First indoor game of ice hockey

On March 3, 1875, indoor ice hockey makes its public debut in Montreal, Quebec.

The Emancipation of the Russian Serfs, 1861

The reform effectively abolished serfdom throughout the Russian Empire. The 1861 Emancipation Manifesto proclaimed the emancipation of the serfs on private estates and of the domestic (household) serfs.

Time was published

The first issue of Time was published on March 3, 1923, featuring Joseph G. Cannon, the retired Speaker of the House of Representatives, on its cover; a facsimile reprint of Issue No. 1.

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the legendary founder of the Tata Group, was born on 3 March 1839 in the then princely state of Baroda to a Parsi Zoroastrian family. Jamsetji came from a family of priests from the Gujarati town of Navsari.

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone. He also co-founded the American Telephone and Telegraph.

UN World Wildlife Day

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March – the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973.

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Battle of Tukaroi

Prince Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy. On 3rd March, 1575 AD, Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeated the Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
TODAY IN HISTORY

Time was published

The first issue of Time was published on March 3, 1923, featuring Joseph G. Cannon, the retired Speaker of the House of Representatives, on its cover; a facsimile reprint of Issue No. 1.

The Emancipation of the Russian Serfs, 1861

The reform effectively abolished serfdom throughout the Russian Empire. The 1861 Emancipation Manifesto proclaimed the emancipation of the serfs on private estates and of the domestic (household) serfs.

First indoor game of ice hockey

On March 3, 1875, indoor ice hockey makes its public debut in Montreal, Quebec.

Protest of the autocratic rule in India

28 February – The budget is presented to the Legislative Assembly in which the duty on raw cotton is doubled. 3 March – In Bombay, Mohandas Gandhi begins to fast in protest of the autocratic rule in India.

Second Anglo-Chinese War

The Second Opium War , also known as the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the United Kingdom and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China.
FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS TODAY

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone. He also co-founded the American Telephone and Telegraph.

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata

Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the legendary founder of the Tata Group, was born on 3 March 1839 in the then princely state of Baroda to a Parsi Zoroastrian family. Jamsetji came from a family of priests from the Gujarati town of Navsari.
COUNTRY SPOTLIGHT

UN World Wildlife Day

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March – the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973.