Today in History - History - January 3rd

← Dec Feb → January

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Historical Events for January 3rd

1973George Steinbrenner III buys Yankees from CBS for $12 million

2005Craig Ferguson becomes the host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS

1945British Premier Winston Churchill visits France

1823Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico.

1929Bradman scores 112 v England at MCG - his 1st Test century

1431Joan of Arc handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon

1948Bradman completes dual Test tons (132 & 127*) v India MCG

2004After hosting the show for over 30 years, Casey Kasem gives up the hosting duties of "American Top 40" to Ryan Seacrest

1834The government of Mexico imprisons Stephen F. Austin in Mexico City.

1925Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator

January 3rd Historical Events
Date Event
Notable Birthdays on January 3rd

1956Mel Gibson, Peekskill NY, actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon)

1892John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, South Africa, philologist/writer (Lord of Rings)

106 BCCicero, Roman statesman and philosopher (d. 43 BC)

1969Michael Schumacher, Hurth, Germany, Formula One racing driver (seven time world champion)

January 3rd Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on January 3rd

1986Britain's greatest golfer Nick Faldo (28) weds manager's secretary Gill Bennett

2004Singer Britney Spears (22) weds childhood pal Jason Allen Alexander in Las Vegas, Nevada

1923Politician Hermann Goering (30) weds Carin Hulda (34)

1987Tennis player champ Mats Wilander (22) weds model Sonya Mulholland in South Africa

1939MLB catcher Roy Campanella (18) weds Bernice Ray

1783US Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Marshall (27) weds Mary Willis Ambler in Hanover County, Virginia

January 3rd Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on January 3rd

1980Joy Adamson, Czech conservationist and author (Born Free), killed by her servant at 69

1967Jack Ruby, assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies of pulmonary embolism at 55

January 3rd Deaths
Date Event
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31