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

Updated: Jul 03, 2021, 11:20 AM(IST)

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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