April 3rd, this day in history

Historical events that occurred on April 3rd

1865

Union forces occupied the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia.

1882

The outlaw Jesse James was shot to death in St. Joseph, Missouri, by Robert Ford (above photo), a member of James’ gang.

1944

The U.S. Supreme Court, in Smith v. Allwright, struck down a Democratic Party of Texas rule that allowed only White voters to participate in Democratic primaries.

1973

The first handheld portable telephone was demonstrated for reporters on a New York City street corner as Motorola executive Martin Cooper called Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs.

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