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  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 3, 1924

    Marlon Brando

    Birth

    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 3, 1924

    Brando was born on April 3, 1924, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Marlon Brando, Sr.




  • Shaw, Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 1950

    Carter G. Woodson

    Death

    Shaw, Washington, D.C., U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 1950

    Woodson died suddenly from a heart attack in the office within his home in the Shaw, Washington, D.C. neighborhood on April 3, 1950, at the age of 74. He is buried at Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Suitland, Maryland.




  • Schaumburg, Illinois, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 3, 1973

    Mobile Phones

    The First Mobile Telephone Call From Handheld Subscriber Equipment

    Schaumburg, Illinois, U.S.
    Tuesday Apr 3, 1973

    On April 3, 1973, Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive, made the first mobile telephone call from handheld subscriber equipment, placing a call to Dr. Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs, his rival. The prototype handheld phone used by Dr. Cooper weighed 1.1 kilograms (2.4 lb) and measured 23 by 13 by 4.5 centimetres (9.1 by 5.1 by 1.8 in). The prototype offered a talk time of just 30 minutes and took 10 hours to re-charge.




  • New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 3, 1981

    Juan Trippe

    Death

    New York, U.S.
    Friday Apr 3, 1981

    Trippe suffered a stroke in September 1980, which forced him to cut back on his workload; he died after suffering a second stroke at his New York City home on April 3, 1981, at the age of 81. He is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.




  • New York, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 3, 1982

    Falklands War

    The United Kingdom's United Nations ambassador Sir Anthony Parsons put a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council

    New York, U.S.
    Saturday Apr 3, 1982

    On the evening of 3 April, the United Kingdom's United Nations ambassador Sir Anthony Parsons put a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council.




  • U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 2000

    Microsoft

    Judgement Handed Down The Case

    U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 2000

    On April 3, 2000, a judgment was handed down in the case of United States v. Microsoft Corp.




  • Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 2006

    Desmond Doss

    Burring

    Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
    Monday Apr 3, 2006

    He was buried on April 3, 2006, in the National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Frances (his 2nd wife) died three years later on February 3, 2009, at the Piedmont Health Care Center in Piedmont, Alabama.


  • U.S.
    Saturday Apr 3, 2010

    Apple Inc.

    iPad Launched

    U.S.
    Saturday Apr 3, 2010

    Later that year on April 3, 2010, the iPad was launched in the US. It sold more than 300,000 units on its first day, and 500,000 by the end of the first week.


  • Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2011

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania XXVII

    Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2011

    On April 3, at WrestleMania XXVII, The Rock opened the show by cutting a promo. After appearing in numerous backstage segments, The Rock came to ringside to restart the main event between Cena and The Miz as a No Disqualification match, after it had ended in a draw. As revenge for the Attitude Adjustment Cena had given him on Raw, Rock hit Cena with the Rock Bottom, allowing The Miz to pin him and retain the WWE Championship.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2011

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal returned after missing 27 games due to his Achilles

    U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2011

    Privately, he wanted to start, but kept it to himself. O'Neal missed games throughout the season due to an assortment of ailments to his right leg including knee, calf, hip, and Achilles injuries. The Celtics traded away center Kendrick Perkins in February partially due to the expectation that O'Neal would return to fill Perkins' role. The Celtics were 33–10 in games Perkins had missed during the year due to injury, and they were 19–3 in games that O'Neal played over 20 minutes. After requesting a cortisone shot, O'Neal returned April 3 after missing 27 games due to his Achilles; he played only five minutes due to a strained right calf. It was the last regular season game he would play that year.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 3, 2013

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook Unveiled Facebook Home

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 3, 2013

    On April 3, 2013, Facebook unveiled Facebook Home, a user-interface layer for Android devices offering greater integration with the site.


  • Arlington, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2016

    Dwayne Johnson

    WrestleMania 32

    Arlington, Texas, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 3, 2016

    The Rock appeared at WrestleMania 32 where he announced that WWE had broken the all-time WrestleMania attendance record before being interrupted by The Wyatt Family. The Rock got into a verbal back-and-forth with Bray Wyatt before having an impromptu match with Wyatt Family member Erick Rowan. The Rock won after giving Rowan a Rock Bottom and pinning him in six seconds, which set the record for the fastest win in WrestleMania history.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 3, 2019

    Donald Trump

    House Ways and Means Committee made a formal request to the Internal Revenue Service for Trump's personal and business tax returns

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 3, 2019

    On April 3, 2019, the House Ways and Means Committee made a formal request to the Internal Revenue Service for Trump's personal and business tax returns from 2013 to 2018, setting a deadline of April 10. That day, Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said the deadline would not be met, and the deadline was extended to April 23, which also was not honored, and on May 6 Mnuchin said the request would be denied. On May 10, 2019, committee chairman Richard Neal subpoenaed the Treasury Department and the IRS for the returns and seven days later the subpoenas were defied. A fall 2018 draft IRS legal memo asserted that Trump must provide his tax returns to Congress unless he invokes executive privilege, contradicting the administration's justification for defying the earlier subpoena. Mnuchin asserted the memo actually addressed a different matter.


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