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What happened on 03 April?



Here’s a look at what happened on this day, 03 April, throughout history. We remember the news, events, and people that influenced the course of history forever.

ON THIS DAY: 03 APRIL

2018 | YouTube headquarters shooting: A woman opened fire on YouTube headquarters in the San Francisco suburb, injuring three people, before killing herself.

2017 | At least 14 people were killed and several others were injured when a bomb exploded in the St Petersburg metro system.

2016 | The Panama Papers, legal documents leaked and revealed information on 214 488 offshore companies.

2013 | More than 50 people died in floods caused by record-breaking rains in La Plata and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2010 | On this day for the first time Apple Inc released the first generation iPad, a tablet computer Wi-Fi variant in the United States. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced its release.

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BIRTHDAYS

1985 | Finnish race car driver, Jari-Matti Latvala.

1981 | American trumpet player, Aaron Bertram.

1989 | Australian rugby league player, Joel Romelo.

1951 | British academician and educator, Annette Dolphin.

1969 | Canadian wrestler and trainer, Lance Storm.

ON THIS DAY: DEATHS

2016 | Italian footballer and manager, Cesare Maldini, 84.

2005 | Canadian lawyer and politician, François Gérin, 61.

2021 | Canadian-American politician, 20th Governor of Montana, Stan Stephens, 92.

2013 | German-American author and screenwriter,  Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, 86.

2014 | French author, playwright, and director, Régine Deforges, 79.

SPORTS

1915 | Oldham’s Billy Cook received a 12-month ban after refusing to leave the pitch when he was sent off on this day in the First Division match against Middlesbrough, hence the referee abandoned the game.

ENTERTAINMENT

2020 | “Coffee & Kareem” was released on this day by Netflix.

AFRICA FACT

Burundi participated for the first time at the 1996 Olympics and Vénuste Niyongabo won a gold medal.



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