The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day or World Press Day .
Day is to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression .
3rd May, In 1913, ‘Raja Harishchandra‘ the first full-length Indian feature film is released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry.
Zakir Husain (8 February 1897 – 3 May 1969) was the 3rd President of India, from 13 May 1967 until his death on 3 May 1969.
An educator and intellectual, Husain was the country‘s first Muslim president, and also the first to die in office.