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Joan of Arc is defeated by Bishop Pierre Cauchon. (3. January 1431)

Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. (3. January 1521)

By the Coonan Cross Oath, the Eastern Church in India cuts itself off from colonial Portuguese tutelage. (3. January 1653)

Benning Wentworth issues the first of the New Hampshire Grants, leading to the establishment of Vermont. (3. January 1749)

The first issue of Berlingske, Denmark's oldest continually operating newspaper, is published. (3. January 1749)

American General George Washington defeats British General Lord Cornwallis at the Battle of Princeton. (3. January 1777)

Austria, the United Kingdom, and France form a secret defensive alliance against Prussia and Russia. (3. January 1815)

Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico. (3. January 1823)

Joseph Jenkins Roberts is sworn in as the first president of the independent African Liberia. (3. January 1848)

American Civil War: Delaware votes not to secede from the United States. (3. January 1861)

Meiji Restoration in Japan: The Tokugawa shogunate is abolished; agents of Satsuma and Chōshū seize power. (3. January 1868)

Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge begins. (3. January 1870)

Beginning of the Battle of Nui Bop (3. January 1885)

The refracting telescope at the Lick Observatory, measuring 91 cm in diameter, is used for the first time. It was the largest telescope in the world at the time. (3. January 1888)

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake destroys the city of Almaty in Russian Turkestan. (3. January 1911)

At the Paris Peace Conference, Emir Faisal I of Iraq signs an agreement with Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann on the development of a Jewish homeland in Palestine and an Arab nation in a large part of the Middle East. (3. January 1919)

Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy. (3. January 1925)

Martial law is declared in Honduras to stop a revolt by banana workers fired by the United Fruit Company. (3. January 1932)

Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States. (3. January 1933)

The March of Dimes is established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. (3. January 1938)

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