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Kislev 3

Hasmonean holiday, another victory over Greeks

Purim of D'Amtchislav (Mstislavl Belorussia), 1844

Babylonian captivity begins

Bogdan Chemielnicki starts Cossack attacks, 1648

First publication of Seder Olam Rabbah, Yose bar Halafta, 1514

Many killed in Lemberg explosion, 1702, fast day

Death of R. Joseph David of Salonika, 1736, Bet David

Death of Emma Lazarus, poet, New York, 1887

Death of Israel Fine, poet, 1930

Birth of David Salomons, first Jewish Lord Mayor, London, 1797

Birth of Daniel Chwolson, convert and defender of the Jews, Wilna, 1819

Death of Wolf Aloys Meisel, rabbi and theological writer, Budapest, 1867

Birth of Emil Makai (Fischer), Hungarian poet, Mako, 1871

Birth of Lionel von Rothschild, first Jewish member of the English Parliament, 1808