November 3 in History
1295November 3, 1295:
Mahmud Ghazan is officially enthroned as the ruler of the Mongol dynasty in Iran.
1793November 3, 1793:
Olympe de Gouges, a French social reformer, writer and feminist, is executed by guillotine.
1916November 3, 1916:
“Bound East for Cardiff”, a play by Eugene O’Neill, is performed in New York City for the first time.
1953November 3, 1953:
The Japanese drama film, “Tokyo Story” is released in theatres across the country.
1956November 3, 1956:
“The Wizard of Oz” is shown on television (CBS) for the first time.
1957November 3, 1957:
Laika The Dog becomes the first living creature to be sent to space and orbit the earth while aboard the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 2.
1992November 3, 1992:
Carol Moseley Braun of the Democratic Party is elected as the senator of Illinois, becoming the first African-American woman to join the US senate.
- November 3, 1992:
Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You” is released.
2014November 3, 2014:
The One World Trade Centre, a replacement for the World Trade Centre which was destroyed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, is opened to the public.
2019November 3, 2019:
A black leather outfit worn by Olivia Newton-John in the 1978 musical film, “Grease” fetches $405,700 at an auction.