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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

November 3 – A Day as Today

  • 644: in the mosque of Medina, Umar ibn al-Khattab, second caliph, is assassinated by a Persian slave.
  • 1450: the University of Barcelona is founded.
  • 1481: in the Kingdom of Navarre, Francisco de Foix is ​​crowned king.
  • 1493: in the Caribbean Sea, Christopher Columbus arrives on the island of Dominica on his second voyage.
  • 1534: The British Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy, placing King Henry VIII at the head of the Church of England – a function previously held by the Pope.
  • 1536: in the Viceroyalty of Peru a Royal Decree confirms the transfer of the capital city from Jauja to the valley of the Rímac river, in Lima, known as “City of the Kings.”
  • 1591: in the territory currently occupied by Venezuela, the Portuguese captain Juan Fernández de León founds the city of Guanare.
  • 1592: in Mexico the title of city is granted to San Luis Potosí.
  • 1624: in the Viceroyalty of New Spain, Rodrigo Pacheco y Osorio, Marquis of Cerralvo, takes office as the 15th viceroy.
  • 1762: Treaty of Paris between Spain and France, by which Louisiana passes to Spanish power.
  • 1770: in Louisiana its governor Luis de Unzaga y Amézaga issued his legal code that abolished the ineffective regulation of the acquisition of slaves.
  • 1780: in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the first documents were printed in the Royal Foundling Children Printing Office.
  • 1792: in Nueva Galicia (today the State of Jalisco, Mexico) the University of Guadalajara opens its doors.
  • 1795: in France the Directory is constituted.
  • 1812: Napoleon’s armies are defeated at Vyazma.
  • 1820: Cuenca becomes violently independent from Spain.
  • 1823: in Peru, President José de la Riva-Agüero sends a letter to José de La Serna (former Spanish viceroy of Peru), requesting the establishment of the Kingdom of Peru, independent from Spain, but placing a Spanish prince on the throne.
  • 1839: in Istanbul the Edict of Gülhane is promulgated, by means of which the time known as Tanzimat, or of the reforms, began within the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1844: in Italy, the Arno River floods the Tuscany region and the city of Florence.
  • 1844: Giuseppe Verdi’s opera I due Foscari, by Giuseppe Verdi, is premiered at the Argentine theater in Rome.
  • 1853: in Mexico, William Walker and his group of filibusters proclaim the independence of Baja California.
  • 1867: in Spain, the Spanish politician and writer Antonio Cánovas del Castillo enters the Royal Spanish Academy.
  • 1874: in Peru, President Manuel Pardo elevates the city of Abancay, capital of the department of Apurímac, from a town to a city.
  • 1883: in Spain, the modernist architect Antonio Gaudí is commissioned to continue with the construction of the Expiatory Church of the Sagrada Familia.
  • 1891: in Brazil, Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca dissolves the Brazilian Congress and proclaims himself dictator.
  • 1893: in Santander (Spain) the steam ship Cabo Machichaco explodes.
  • 1898: Manuel Antonio Sanclemente assumes the presidency in Colombia.
  • 1898: in the city of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) the newspaper El Liberal, dean of the Argentine North, is founded.
  • 1903: Panama definitively separated from Colombia and was born as an independent state.
  • 1903: The Newell’s Old Boys Athletic Club is founded in the city of Rosario (Argentina).
  • 1905: in Russia Tsar Nicholas II signs an amnesty decree for political prisoners.
  • 1906: in Berlin the International Conference on Telegraphy ends, which makes the exchange of reports between coast stations and ships mandatory.
  • 1908: In the United States, William Howard Taft is elected 27th president.
  • 1911: in the United States, the Chevrolet automotive brand enters the market, taking this date as that of its founding.
  • 1912: in Chihuahua (Mexico) the revolution against Francisco I. Madero begins.
  • 1914: in the framework of the First World War, the United Kingdom announces that the entire North Sea has become a battlefield.
  • 1918: the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Triple Entente sign the armistice of Padua.
  • 1930: in Brazil, Getúlio Vargas proclaims himself president after giving a coup.
  • 1934: in Argentina the Argentine Football League and the Argentine Amateur and Professional Football Association are unified to form the Argentine Football Association.
  • 1935: in Greece, King George II returns to the throne after a plebiscite.
  • 1936: In the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is reelected 32nd president.
  • 1942: in El Alamein (Egypt) the Second Battle of El Alamein ends, in which Erwin Rommel’s armies are defeated by the British, and forces the Afrika Korps to withdraw from Egypt.
  • 1943: the Blue Division is repatriated in Spain.
  • 1946: in Japan, the sovereignty of the Japanese Emperor with the Constitution of Japan passes into the hands of Parliament.
  • 1954: France begins sending troops to Algeria to crush attempts at independence.
  • 1955: At the Nevada nuclear test site, the United States conducts the second of four Project 56 atomic tests, which does not generate a nuclear reaction because its purpose was to determine whether a warhead would explode if its explosive components were detonated. In this and three other tests (in the following weeks) 3.62 km2 of land will be contaminated with plutonium. It was the 68th bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1957: The Soviet Union puts Sputnik 2 into orbit. It carries on board the dog Laika (“barker”), who will die in 5 hours due to stress and the capsule overheating. On January 29, 1951, that country had already launched into space (although not put into orbit) the R-1 IIIA-1 spacecraft, which was carrying the dogs Tsygan and Dezik, who both survived the flight.
  • 1957: The Austrian psychoanalyst and essayist Wilhelm Reich dies in the Lewisburg jail in Pennsylvania (United States).
  • 1958: in Paris the headquarters of Unesco is inaugurated.
  • 1959: in Israel, the Israeli Labor Party (MAPAI) of Ben Gurion wins the legislative elections.
  • 1961: in the United States, the Burmese Sithu U Thant is elected Secretary General of the UN.
  • 1964: In the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson is elected president (the first elected after the assassination of John Kennedy).
  • 1964: in Bolivia, René Barrientos Ortuño assumes power after overthrowing President Víctor Paz Estenssoro by a military coup.
  • 1966: in Guatemala a state of siege is implemented throughout the territory.
  • 1969: in Malaga (Spain) the first Benalmádena International Author Film Week is held.
  • 1970: in Chile, President Salvador Allende takes over as constitutional president. He is the first Marxist president to enter the Government through elections.
  • 1971: in the city of Rosario (Argentina) the Newell’s Hockey Club is founded by members of the Newell’s Old Boys Athletic Club to participate in the Coastal Hockey Association Tournaments.
  • 1973: The United States launches the Mariner 10 space probe.
  • 1978: Dominica becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
  • 1978: the Soviet Union and Vietnam sign a treaty of friendship and cooperation for 25 years.
  • 1983: in the north of Lebanon, Palestinian dissidents, with the help of Syrians and Libyans, attack Yasser Arafat.
  • 1985: Pope John Paul II beatifies the first journalist of the Church: Tito Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite (assassinated in 1942 by the Nazi regime).
  • 1986: The Federated States of Micronesia becomes independent from the United States.
  • 1986: in Mozambique, Joaquim Chissano is appointed president, replacing the late Samora Machel.
  • 1987: British singer-songwriter George Michael releases his debut solo studio album Faith.
  • 1988: in Algeria the political reforms proposed by President Chadli Benyedid are approved in a referendum.
  • 1992: in the United States, Bill Clinton is chosen 42nd president.
  • 1992: in Puerto Rico the annexationist Pedro Rosselló wins the elections and is proclaimed governor.
  • 1992: the American hard rock band Bon Jovi, releases their fifth studio album, Keep The Faith, after the hits Slippery When Wet (1986) and New Jersey (1988), respectively.
  • 1994: in the United States the space shuttle Atlantis is launched.
  • 1995: in the city of Río Tercero (Argentina), the Military Factory explodes, leaving 7 dead and hundreds injured. It was destroyed to eliminate the evidence that connected the smuggling of arms to Ecuador with President Carlos Menem.
  • 1998: the European Court of Human Rights is inaugurated in Strasbourg.
  • 1998: In the United States, the telecommunications company Iridium launches the world’s first satellite telephone service.
  • 1999: in Spain, the Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón prosecutes 98 Argentine soldiers for the disappearances that occurred during the Chilean military dictatorship.
  • 2000: the International Space Station begins to operate in space.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

November 3 – A Day as Today

  • 39: Marco Anneo Lucano, Hispanic poet (f. 65).
  • 1500: Benvenuto Cellini, Florentine sculptor, writer and goldsmith (d. 1571).
  • 1564: Francisco Pacheco, Spanish painter (d. 1644).
  • 1618: Aurangzeb, last great Mughal emperor (d. 1707).
  • 1635: Daniel Leví de Barrios, soldier, poet and Spanish historian (d. 1701).
  • 1801: Vincenzo Bellini, Italian composer (d. 1835).
  • 1852: Meiji, Japanese emperor (d. 1912).
  • 1856: Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo, Spanish polygraph (d. 1912).
  • 1860: Alfredo Andersen, Norwegian painter (d. 1935).
  • 1871: Carlos Pereyra, Mexican lawyer, politician, diplomat, writer and historian (d. 1942).
  • 1877: Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, Chilean president (d. 1960).
  • 1880: Carles Flotats i Galtés, Spanish sculptor (d. 1949).
  • 1891: Alexander Rodchenko, Soviet photographer (d. 1956).
  • 1900: Adolf Dassler, German businessman, founder of Adidas (d. 1978).
  • 1901: Leopold III, Belgian King (d. 1983).
  • 1901: André Malraux, French writer, adventurer and politician (d. 1976).
  • 1903: Walker Evans, American photographer (d. 1975).
  • 1908: Giovanni Leone, Italian politician (d. 2001).
  • 1910: Richard Hurndall, British actor (d. 1984).
  • 1912: Alfredo Stroessner, Paraguayan dictator (d. 2006).
  • 1915: Osvaldo Miranda, Argentine actor (d. 2011).
  • 1918: Raimon Panikkar, Spanish philosopher, theologian and writer (d. 2010).
  • 1918: Bob Feller, American baseball player (d. 2010).
  • 1919: Jesús Blasco, Spanish comic book author and cartoonist (d. 1995).
  • 1921: Charles Bronson, American actor (f. 2003).
  • 1922: Luis Villoro, Mexican philosopher (d. 2014).
  • 1924: Samuel Ruiz García, Mexican Catholic priest (d. 2011).
  • 1926: Valdas Adamkus, Lithuanian president.
  • 1928: Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist and animator (d. 1989).
  • 1930: Juan José Sebreli, Argentine philosopher.
  • 1931: Monica Vitti, Italian actress.
  • 1931: Ikkō Narahara, Japanese photographer (d. 2020).
  • 1932: Albert Reynolds, Irish politician and Prime Minister (d. 2014).
  • 1933: María Herminia Avellaneda, Argentine producer and filmmaker (f. 1997).
  • 1933: John Barry, British composer of film music (d. 2011).
  • 1933: Jeremy Brett, British actor (d. 1995)
  • 1933: Michael Dukakis, American politician.
  • 1933: Amartya Sen, Bengali economist.
  • 1933: Jaime Yavitz, Uruguayan actor, theater director, journalist and professor (f. 2016).
  • 1936: Roy Emerson, Australian tennis player.
  • 1938: Jean Rollin, French filmmaker (d. 2010).
  • 1943: Bert Jansch, Scottish musician.
  • 1943: Jorge Lafauci, Argentine journalist.
  • 1943ː Malén Aznárez, journalist (f. 2017)
  • 1945: Gerd Müller, German footballer.
  • 1946: Tom Savini, American actor and special effects artist.
  • 1946: Manuel Elkin Patarroyo, Colombian immunologist.
  • 1948: Amapola Cabase, Filipino singer.
  • 1948: Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian racing driver.
  • 1948: Lulu, British singer.
  • 1949: Larry Holmes, American boxer.
  • 1949: Anna Wintour, American publisher.
  • 1950: James Rothman, American biologist.
  • 1952: Jim Cummings, American voice actor.
  • 1952: Roseanne Barr, American actress and comedian.
  • 1953: Kate Capshaw, American actress.
  • 1953: Dennis Miller, American comedian.
  • 1954: Adam Ant, British musician, of the band Adam and the Ants.
  • 1954: Cristina Murta, Argentine actress.
  • 1954: Carlos Girón Gutiérrez, Mexican diver (f. 2020).
  • 1956: Kevin Murphy, American actor.
  • 1956: Gary Ross, American filmmaker
  • 1957: Dolph Lundgren, Swedish actor.
  • 1957: Leo White Jr., American judoka.
  • 1959: Hal Hartley, American filmmaker and screenwriter.
  • 1962: Gabe Newell, co-founder and director of the developer company Valve Software.
  • 1963: Ian Wright, British footballer.
  • 1967: Pichu Straneo, Uruguayan actor and comedian.
  • 1967: Steven Wilson, British musician, of the band Porcupine Tree.
  • 1968: Alberto Iñurrategi, Spanish mountaineer.
  • 1969: Nacho Goano, Argentine sports journalist.
  • 1969: Robert Miles, Swiss producer, composer and musician.
  • 1970: Yolanda Alzola, Spanish television presenter.
  • 1970: Martín Gianola, Argentine actor (f. 2013).
  • 1970 – Jeanette J. Epps, African American aerospace engineer and astronaut
  • 1971: Raúl Cano, Spanish actor and comedian.
  • 1971: Unai Emery, former soccer player and soccer coach.
  • 1971: Dwight Yorke, Trinidadian footballer.
  • 1973: Sticky Fingaz, American actor and rapper.
  • 1973: Mick Thomson, American musician, of the band Slipknot.
  • 1973: Ana Milan, Spanish actress.
  • 1973: Lisset, Mexican actress and singer
  • 1973: Ebelio Ordóñez, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1974: Tariq Abdul-Wahad, French basketball player.
  • 1975: Marta Domínguez, Spanish athlete.
  • 1977: Mcoy Fundales, Filipino singer, of the band Orange and Lemons.
  • 1977: Aria Giovanni, American model and actress.
  • 1977: Óscar Salazar Blanco, Mexican taekwondo practitioner.
  • 1979: Pablo Aimar, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1979: Tim McIlrath, American musician, of the band Rise Against.
  • 1979: Claudio Silva da Fonseca, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1981: Travis Richter, American guitarist, of the band From First To Last.
  • 1981: Matías Vuoso, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1981: Rodrigo Millar, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1981: Diego López Rodríguez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1982: Hernán Encina, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1982: Evgeni Plushenko, Russian ice skater.
  • 1982: Raquel del Rosario, Spanish singer, of the band El Sueño de Morfeo.
  • 1984: Christian Bakkerud, Danish racing driver (d. 2011).
  • 1984: Ryō Nishikido, singer and Japanese actor.
  • 1984: Saúl Craviotto, paddler and Spanish policeman.
  • 1986: Heo Young Saeng, South Korean singer, dancer and model, of the band ss501.
  • 1987: Gemma Ward, Australian model.
  • 1988: Carlos Izquierdoz, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1988: Angus McLaren, Australian actor.
  • 1988: Bárbara Sepúlveda, Chilean singer, from the band Kudai.
  • 1988: Héctor Jiménez, American soccer player.
  • 1990: Kluivert Roa, Venezuelan student and activist (d. 2015).
  • 1991: Renato Steffen, Swiss footballer.
  • 1992: José Manuel Rincón, Mexican actor.
  • 1993: MinHyuk, South Korean singer of the band Monsta X.
  • 1995: Kendall Jenner, American model.
  • 1995: Kelly Catlin, American cyclist (f. 2019).
  • 1997: Takumi Kitamura, Japanese actor.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

November 3 – A Day as Today

  • 361: Constantius II, Roman Emperor (b. 317).
  • 753: Pirminius, Irish or French Benedictine saint and monk (b.670).
  • 1639: Martín de Porres, religious and Peruvian Dominican saint (b. 1579).
  • 1736: José Patiño Rosales, Spanish politician (b. 1666).
  • 1793: Olympe de Gouges, French feminist and writer (b. 1748).
  • 1794: François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French writer, clergyman and diplomat (b. 1715).
  • 1814: Isidoro de Antillón, Spanish politician and historian (b. 1778).
  • 1853: Juan Álvarez Mendizábal, Spanish politician (b. 1790).
  • 1864: Juan Chassaing, Argentine poet and politician (b. 1839).
  • 1864: Antônio Gonçalves Días, Brazilian poet (b. 1823).
  • 1870: Prilidiano Pueyrredón, Argentine painter and architect (b. 1823).
  • 1873: Antonio de los Ríos Rosas, Spanish politician (b. 1812).
  • 1911: Salvador Giner Vidal, Spanish composer (b.1832).
  • 1913: Hans Bronsart von Schellendorff, German pianist, conductor and composer (b. 1830).
  • 1919: Abraham Valdelomar, Peruvian writer (b. 1888).
  • 1929: Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet (b. 1883).
  • 1931: Juan Zorrilla San Martín, Uruguayan poet (b. 1855).
  • 1935: Graciano Atienza Fernández, Spanish journalist, lawyer and politician (b. 1884).
  • 1939: Pedro Antonio Echagüe, Argentine lawyer and politician (b. 1859).
  • 1940: Manuel Azaña, Spanish president (b. 1880).
  • 1949 – Solomon R. Guggenheim, American patron (b.1861).
  • 1954: Henri Matisse, French painter (b. 1869).
  • 1957: Wilhelm Reich, Austrian psychoanalyst and writer (b. 1897).
  • 1968: Adolf Abel, German architect (b. 1882).
  • 1971: Manuel Lozano Garrido, journalist and Spanish Blessed (b.1920).
  • 1973: Arturo de Córdova, Mexican actor (b.1905).
  • 1975: Agustín Nieto Caballero, Colombian writer and psychologist (b. 1889).
  • 1977: Florence Vidor, American actress (b.1895).
  • 1979: Raffaele Bendandi, Italian astrologer (b. 1893).
  • 1979: José Puche Álvarez, Spanish physician (b. 1895).
  • 1982: Edward Hallett Carr, British historian and journalist (b. 1892).
  • 1988: Flora Rheta Schreiber, American journalist (b.1918).
  • 1989: Fernando Martín Espina, Spanish basketball player (b. 1962).
  • 1990: Mary Martin, American actress and singer (b.1913).
  • 1992: Hanya Holm, German-American dancer (b. 1893).
  • 1992: Armando Tejada Gómez, Argentine poet and folklorist (b. 1929).
  • 1995: Isang Yun, Korean composer (b.1917).
  • 1996: Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Central African Emperor (b.1921).
  • 1997: Pompeyo Camps, Argentine composer, musicologist and music critic (b. 1924).
  • 1998: Martha O’Driscoll, American actress (b.1922).
  • 1999: Ian Bannen, British actor (b.1928).
  • 2001: Ernst Gombrich, British art historian (b.1909).
  • 2001: Mariano Navarro Rubio, Spanish politician and lawyer (d. 1914).
  • 2002: Lonnie Donegan, British musician (b.1931).
  • 2002: Jonathan Harris, American actor (b.1914).
  • 2006: Paul Mauriat, French conductor (b.1925).
  • 2006: Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian soccer player (b.1937).
  • 2007: Germán de Argumosa, Spanish parapsychologist (b.1921).
  • 2007: Enrique Gimeno, Spanish conductor (b.1929).
  • 2009: Francisco Ayala, Spanish writer (b.1906).
  • 2010: Viktor Chernomyrdin, Russian magnate and politician (b.1938).
  • 2010: Rubén Basoalto, Argentine drummer, of the band Vox Dei (b.1947).
  • 2011: Flattus Máximus (Cory Smoot), American guitarist, of the band Gwar.
  • 2011: Matty Alou, Dominican baseball player (b.1938).
  • 2011: Justo Oscar Laguna, Argentine bishop (b.1929).
  • 2011: Rosángela Balbó, Mexican actress (b.1941).
  • 2014: Gordon Tullock, American economist (b.1922).
  • 2015: Adriana Campos, Colombian actress (born 1979).
  • 2015: Person (José Luis Properzi), Argentine rock drummer; cancer (b.1967).
  • 2019: Walter Mercado Puerto Rican astrologer (b.1932).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

November 3 – A Day as Today

  • Micronesia: Independence Day
  • Panama: Separation of Panama from Colombia
  • Dominica: Independence Day

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

November 3 – A Day as Today

  • Saint Domnino of Vienne
  • Saint Ermengol of Urgel
  • San Gaudioso of Tarazona
  • Saint Guenael de Landevenec
  • Saint Hubert the hunter
  • Saint Ida of Fieschingen
  • Saint John of Antidio
  • Saint Libertine of Agrigento
  • San Martin de Porres
  • Santa Odrada de Alem
  • Saint Pápulo de Lauragais
  • Saint Peter Francis Nero
  • San Pirmino of Reichenau
  • Saint Silvia of Sicily
  • Santa Wenefrida
  • Beata Alpaide de Cudot
  • Blessed Berardo of the Marsians
  • Blessed Simon Balachi
  • Blessed Simon Ballachi

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