3 April

3 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 3rd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 3rd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Party Day
  • National Find A Rainbow Day
  • National Tweed Day
  • National Chocolate Mousse Day

Historic Events

1990: The first two Germans to travel into outer space, Sigmund Jahn (East Germany) and Ulf Merbold (West Germany) meet years later in 1990

1990: The first two Germans to travel into outer space, Sigmund Jahn (East Germany) and Ulf Merbold (West Germany) meet years later in 1990

1973: 1st mobile phone call is made in downtown Manhattan, NYC by Motorola employee Martin Cooper to the Bell Labs headquarters in New Jersey in 1973.

1960: Elvis Presley records ‘It’s Now Or Never’, ‘Fever’ and ‘Are You Lonesome Tonight’ at RCA studios in Nashville, Tennessee in 1960.

1945: 15-year-old German soldier Hans-Georg Henke cries after being captured by the US 9th Army in Rechtenbach, Hesse, Germany, Tuesday, 3 April 1945

15-year-old German soldier Hans-Georg Henke cries after being captured by the US 9th Army in Rechtenbach, Hesse, Germany, Tuesday, 3 April 1945

1922: Joseph Stalin is appointed General Secretary of the Russian Communist Party by an ailing Vladimir Lenin in 1922.

1867: The US $7.2 million check was used to pay for Alaska Purchase To Russia in 1867.

The US $7.2 million check was used to pay for Alaska Purchase To Russia in 1867.

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Murphy was born
  • Prabhu Deva was born
  • Adam Scott was born

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Shivaji Died
  • Nizamuddin Auliya died
  • James Clark Ross died

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