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Events of the Day - 3 June

Can you identity these events that occurred on 3 June in various years?
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Last updated: June 3, 2021
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350
Julius Nepotianus claims the title of Roman Emperor. Who was his longer-reigning uncle?
Constantine I
628
Death of Liang Shidu, who led a rebellion against which (short-lived) Chinese dynasty?
Sui dynasty
713
The emperor ruling this state is blinded and deposed
Byzantine Empire
800
Death of Staurakios, Byzantine eunuch and associate of which empress?
Irene Sarantapechaina
1326
The treaty of Novgorod was an armistice between Novgorod and what country?
Norway
1657
Death of English physician who described the circulation of blood in 'De Motu Cordis'
William Harvey
1808
Birth of American politician, president of the Confederate States
Jefferson Davis
1839
At Humen, Lin Zexu begins to destroy seized quantities of this drug, smuggled into China
Opium
1899
Death of Austrian composer, known for 'Blue Danube' and 'Kaiser-Walzer'
Johann Strauss (the son)
1924
Death of writer best known for 'The Trial' and 'The Metamorphosis'
Franz Kafka
1940
Franz Rademacher recommends the forced resettlement of Jews to this island
Madagascar
1942
In bombing US airbases there, Japan begins an attack on these islands
Aleutian Islands
1946
Death of Soviet revolutionary, officially head of state. Two cities were named after him, one remains so
Mikhail Kalinin
1959
This state gains autonomy from Britain (later independence)
Singapore
1982
Attempted assassination in Britain of the ambassador from which country?
Israel
1989
Death of leader of 1979 Iranian revolution, afterwards Supreme Leader
Ruhollah Khomeini
2006
This country announces its independence, following a referendum in May
Montenegro
2016
Death of prominent black American boxer
Muhammad Ali
2017
Terrorist attack in this city as a van drives into pedestrians
London
2019
As part of the Sudanese revolution, massacre in this city
Khartoum
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