July 03 in history: Great Auks' extinction, Egypt coup, and more

Arrest of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, first stock index and more, here's what happened on this day in history

1844

The Great Auks go extinct

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1908

Indian revolutionary Bal Gangadhar Tilak arrested for sedition.

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1988

US warship USS Vincennes accidentally shoots Iran Air flight 655, kills 290

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2013

Coup in Egypt forces out President Mohamed Morsi

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1884

Dow Jones publishes its first stock index

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