Today in History- 3rd March

International Events:
Year Event
1575 Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats army of Bengal and Bihar at the Battle of Tukaroi.
1845 Florida is joining as the 27th U.S. state.
1857 France and the United Kingdom declare war on China known as Second Opium War.
1923 Time magazine published for first time.
2002 Switzerland citizen vote in favor of joining their country in United Nations.
1972 East Pakistan renames itself Bangladesh after independence.