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Monday April 3, 2017

April 3: Day of the Week

April 3, 2017 was the 93rd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 272 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

April 2017
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

April 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 33
    Generally agreed-upon date for the historical crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth, the central figure of Christianity.
  • 1043
    Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England.
  • 1865
    American Civil War: Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America.
  • 1888
    The first of 11 unsolved brutal murders of women committed in or near the impoverished Whitechapel district in the East End of London, occurs.
  • 1946
    Japanese Lt. General Masaharu Homma is executed in the Philippines for leading the Bataan Death March.
  • 1955
    The American Civil Liberties Union announces it will defend Allen Ginsberg’s book Howl against obscenity charges.
  • 1974
    The Super Outbreak occurs, the biggest tornado outbreak in recorded history. The death toll is 315, with nearly 5,500 injured.
  • 1981
    The Osborne 1, the first successful portable computer, is unveiled at the West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco.
  • 2004
    Islamic terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks are trapped by the police in their apartment and kill themselves.
  • 2008
    ATA Airlines, once one of the 10 largest U.S. passenger airlines and largest charter airline, files for bankruptcy for the second time in 5 years and ceases all operations.

Who were born on April 3?

  • 1770
    Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek general (d. 1843)
  • 1887
    Nishizō Tsukahara, Japanese naval commander (d. 1966)
  • 1921
    Darío Moreno, Turkish-Jewish singer and songwriter (d. 1968)
  • 1945
    Catherine Spaak, French actress
  • 1950
    Sally Thomsett, English actress
  • 1952
    K. Krishnasamy, Indian politician and physician
  • 1959
    David Hyde Pierce, American actor
  • 1979
    Leandro Vieira, Brazilian footballer
  • 1981
    Heath Ramsay, Australian Olympic swimmer
  • 1990
    Karim Ansarifard, Iranian footballer

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