Historical Events for 3rd February 2019

1509 – The Battle of Diu, naval battle at port of Diu, India between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire, establishes Portugese trading control
1830 – The sovereignty of Greece confirmed in a London Protocol
1870 – US state of Iowa ratifies the 15th Amendment of the United States Constitution allowing suffrage for all races and colour
1947 – Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket
1965 – Braves offer Milwaukee $500,000 to terminate their lease a year earlier, the proposal is turned down
1969 – Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O’Neill announces the dissolution of the Stormont parliament and the holding of new elections
1971 – A series of house searches by the British Army in Catholic areas of Belfast, resulting in serious rioting and gun battles
1971 – KTSC TV channel 8 in Pueblo-Colorado Spgs, CO (PBS) 1st broadcast
1998 – Mary Kay LeTourneau, 36, former teacher, violates probation with 14 year-old father of her baby
2005 – 51st National Film Awards (India): “Shwaas” wins the Golden Lotus

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