3rd day events in history

August 3, 8 Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats the Dalmatae on the river Bathinus
September 3, 301 San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus
July 3, 324 Battle of Adrianople: Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium
June 3, 350 The Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators
November 3, 361 Emperor Constantius II dies of a fever at Mopsuestia in Cilicia, on his deathbed he is baptised and declares his cousin Julian rightful successor
October 3, 382 Roman Emperor Theodosius I concludes a peace treaty with the Goths and settles them in the Balkans in exchange for military service
August 3, 435 Deposed Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, is exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt
March 3, 473 Gundobad (nephew of Ricimer) nominates Glycerius as emperor of the Western Roman Empire
September 3, 590 Consecration of Pope Gregory I (Gregory the Great)
November 3, 644 Umar ibn al-Khattab, the second Muslim caliph, is assassinated by a Persian slave in Medina
September 3, 673 King Wamba of the Visigoths puts down a revolt by Hilderic, governor of Nîmes (France) and rival for the throne
April 3, 686 Maya king Yuknoom Yich'aak K'ahk' assumes the crown of Calakmul
June 3, 713 The Byzantine emperor Philippicus is blinded, deposed and sent into exile by conspirators of the Opsikion army in Thrace. He is succeeded by Anastasios II, who begins the reorganization of the Byzantine army
March 3, 724 Empress Genshō abdicates the throne in favor of her nephew Shōmu who becomes emperor of Japan
May 3, 752 Mayan king Bird Jaguar IV of Yaxchilan in modern-day Chiapas, Mexico assumes the throne
September 3, 863 Major Byzantine victory at the Battle of Lalakaon against an Arab raid
August 3, 881 Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeats the Vikings, an event celebrated in the poem Ludwigslied
December 3, 915 Pope John X crowned Berengar I of Italy as Holy Roman Emperor
July 3, 987 Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France until the French Revolution in 1792
August 3, 1031 Olaf II of Norway is canonized as Saint Olaf by Grimketel, the English Bishop of Selsey
July 3, 1035 William the Conqueror becomes the Duke of Normandy, reigns until 1087
April 3, 1043 Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England
April 3, 1077 The first Parliament of Friuli is created
February 3, 1112 Ramon Berenguer III of Barcelona and Douce I of Provence marry, uniting the fortunes of those two states
June 3, 1140 The French scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy
September 3, 1189 Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster
September 3, 1260 The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire
October 3, 1283 Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, is the first nobleman to be executed by hanging, drawing and quartering
March 3, 1284 The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporates the Principality of Wales into England
June 3, 1326 The Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark
November 3, 1333 The River Arno flooding causing massive damage in Florence as recorded by the Florentine chronicler Giovanni Villani
August 3, 1342 The Siege of Algeciras commences during the Spanish Reconquista
February 3, 1377 More than 2,000 people of the Italian city of Cesena are slaughtered by Papal Troops (Cesena Bloodbath)
January 3, 1431 Joan of Arc is defeated by Bishop Pierre Cauchon
February 3, 1451 Sultan Mehmed II inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire
November 3, 1468 Liège is sacked by Charles I of Burgundy's troops
May 3, 1481 The largest of three earthquakes strikes the island of Rhodes and causes an estimated 30,000 casualties
February 3, 1488 Bartolomeu Dias of Portugal lands in Mossel Bay after rounding the Cape of Good Hope, becoming the first known European to travel so far south
May 3, 1491 Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of João I
August 3, 1492 Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain
November 3, 1492 Peace of Etaples between Henry VII and Charles VIII
November 3, 1493 Christopher Columbus first sights the island of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea
February 3, 1509 The Portuguese navy defeats a joint fleet of the Ottoman Empire, the Republic of Venice, the Sultan of Gujarat, the Mamlûk Burji Sultanate of Egypt, the Zamorin of Calicut, and the Republic of Ragusa at the Battle of Diu in Diu, India
January 3, 1521 Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem
August 3, 1527 The first known letter from North America is sent by John Rut while at St. John's, Newfoundland
February 3, 1534 Irish rebel Silken Thomas is executed by the order of Henry VIII in London, England
June 3, 1539 Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain
April 3, 1559 The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis treaty is signed, ending the Italian Wars
October 3, 1574 The Siege of Leiden is lifted by the Watergeuzen
March 3, 1575 Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi