Historical Events on September 3 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 216 of 216

  • 1995 Soyuz TM-22, launched into orbit
  • 1995 eBay (Electronic Bay) founded by Pierre Omidyar
  • 1996 Slowinski & Gage discovers 2^1257787-1 (34th known Mersenne prime)
  • 1997 A Vietnam Airlines Tupolev TU-134 crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64.
  • 1998 55th Venice Film Festival: "Cosi ridevano" directed by Gianni Amelio wins Golden Lion
  • 2004 The Beslan school massacre ends in the deaths of approximately 344 people, mostly teachers and children.
  • 2005 20th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 23-20 in Baltimore
  • 2007 Panama Canal's "Third Set of Locks" expansion project begins with a huge initial explosion under ParaĆ­so Hill that is watched by thousands of people

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2011 13th World Championships in Athletics: Usain Bolt wins 200m

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
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Usain Bolt
  • 2012 New Zealand announces withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan
  • 2012 3 people are killed and 19 wounded by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan
  • 2012 Typhoon Bolaven kills 48 people in North Korea
  • 2013 15 militants are killed by an Egyptian Army helicopter in Sinai Peninsula
  • 2013 Microsoft purchases Nokia for $7.2 Billion
  • 2015 Kentucky clerk in Rowan County jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples
  • 2015 Chris the sheep breaks the world record for biggest shorn fleece 40kg (88lb) near Canberra, Australia