This happened today, September 3

36 BC – In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.

1855 – Indian Wars: In Nebraska, 700 soldiers under American General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village, killing 100 men, women, and children.

1902 – Start of Sherlock Holmes “Adventure of Illustrious Client”

1995 – eBay founded.




2013 – Microsoft purchases Nokia for $7.2 Billion