This Day in History – October 3

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This Day in History- October 3

October 3 is celebrated as German Unity Day. This day is celebrated to mark the unification of the nation. In addition to this, October 3  also holds significance for other major events that have taken place. To know more about these important events of October32, read through the blog.

What Happened in India on October 3?

2010- Commonwealth Games in India
The 19th Commonwealth Games opened in Delhi, India.

Important Events that Happened Across the Globe on October 3

  • 1863 – Abraham Lincoln declares Thanksgiving Day
    The then US President Abraham Lincoln declared last Thursday of November  as Thanksgiving Day.
Credits : MSNBC
  • 1930 – German Socialist Labour Party founded
    In 1930, October 3, The German Social Labor Party was founded in Poland.
  • 1932 – Iraq, free from UK
    In 1932, Iraq gained independence from UK
  • 1935 – 2nd Italo Abyssinian War
    Italy invaded Ethiopia in the 2nd Italo Abyssinian War
Credits : Simple History
  • 1962 – Project Mercury
    Wally Schirra was launched in Sigma 7 for a six orbit flight.
  • 1963 – Military Rule in Honduras
    A violent coup resulted in a military rule in Honduras that lasted for two decades
  • 1990 – German Democratic Republic abolished
    The German  Democratic Republic was abolished and it became a part of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • 2008 – Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 signed
    The Emergency  Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 was signed by President George W Bush
  • 2009 – Turkic Council, New Entrants
    Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey joined the Turkic Council.

Famous Birthdays

1953-Dipak Misra
Dipak Misra is an Indian jurist. He served as the 45th Chief Justice of India.

1963-Anita Dongre
Anita Dongre is an Indian fashion designer. She is the founder of House of Anita Dongre, a renowned Indian fashion label.

Hope you are now familiar with the events of historical significance that took place on this day in history –October 3. For more such informative content, stay connected to Leverage Edu! For the latest updates around study blogs, you can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and also subscribe to our newsletter.

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