Today in History- 3rd January
Important events and information that happen today in the World and Indian
history. Today in History section will help you to enhance General Knowledge along with
knowledge in History.
International Events: 3rd January
||Joan of Arc is handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon.
||American General George Washington defeats British General Lord Cornwallis at the Battle of Princeton.
||Britain seized control of the Falkland Islands.
||Benito Mussolini begins his dictatorial powers over Italy.
||The West Indies Federation is formed.
||Alaska became the 49th state in the United States.
||US President George Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin sign the Start II arms reduction treaty in Moscow.
||The Mars Polar Lander is launched.