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Importance of 03rd November in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 03rd November special in the world history.

1999
Death of Ian Bannen, Scottish stage, film and television actor (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, Dr Finlay, Waking Ned)
1998
Death of Bob Kane, American comic book artist and writer, creator of ’Batman’.
1993
Death of Leon Theremin, Russian inventor and electrical engineer .
1978
Dominica became independent from the United Kingdom .
1975
North Sea Oil starts to flow
1958
The UNESCO headquarters officially opened, Place de Fontenoy, Paris .
1957
The Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2 into orbit, with a dog named Laika on board
1933
Death of Emile Roux, French doctor, bacteriologist and immunologist, co-founder of the Pasteur Institute, discovered anti-diphtheria serum.
1933
Birth of Jeremy Brett, British actor (‘Sherlock Holmes’) (Note: Some sources give his year of birth as 1935, but we believe 1933 to be correct).
1927
Turkey adopted the Roman alphabet in place of the traditional Arabic script
1909
Birth of James Reston, Pulitzer Prize-winning Scottish-American journalist
1908
William Howard Taft was elected 27th President of the United States .
1883
The US Supreme Court declared Native American Indians to be ‘dependent aliens’.
1783
Last public execution at Tyburn in London (John Austin, a highwayman)
Great Britain
1640
Charles I forced to recall Parliament (the 'Long Parliament') due to Scottish invasion
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