November 3rd History

On November 3, 1911, Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant founded the Chevrolet Motor Car Company. There are more important events that occurred on November 3rd.

1394: – Charles VI expelled the Jews from France.

1493: – Christopher Columbus discovered the Island of Dominica.

1534: – The Act of Supremacy was accepted by English Parliament and Henry VIII became Head of Church of England.

1762: – The Treaty of Paris was signed by Britain and Spain.

1793: – Stephen F. Austin, the principal founder of Texas was born.

1796: – John Adams was elected as the President of the US.

1892: – The first automatic telephone invented by Almon Strowger went into service at LaPorte, IN.

1911: – Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant founded Chevrolet Motor Car Company.

1957: – Soviet Union launched Sputnik II and it was first spacecraft to put an animal into space, a dog named Laika.

1973: – The Mariner 10 was launched the US. It was the first spacecraft to reach the planet Mercury.

1992: – Carol Moseley-Braun became the first African-American woman US senator.

2005: – The first Disney film completely created with computer animation ‘Chicken Little’ was released.

2012: – Turin, Italy is selected as the European Capital of Sport for 2015.

2013: – A rare solar eclipse was experienced in Africa, Europe, and the United States.

2014: – One World Trade Center was opened for business in New York City.

Days observed on November 3

  • National Sandwich Day
  • National Housewife Day
  • Love your lawyer Day