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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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.
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.
2020 | “Coffee & Kareem” was released on this day by Netflix.
Burundi participated for the first time at the 1996 Olympics and Vénuste Niyongabo won a gold medal.