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Monday April 3, 2017

April 3: Day of the Week

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

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.

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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)

  • 1077
    The first Parliament of Friuli is created.
  • 1559
    The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis treaty is signed, ending the Italian Wars.
  • 1834
    The generals in the Greek War of Independence stand trial for treason.
  • 1865
    American Civil War: Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederate States of America.
  • 1895
    Trial of the libel case instigated by Oscar Wilde begins, eventually resulting in his imprisonment on charges of homosexuality.
  • 1933
    First flight over Mount Everest, a British expedition, led by the Marquis of Clydesdale, and funded by Lucy, Lady Houston
  • 1948
    President Harry S. Truman signs the Marshall Plan, authorizing $5 billion in aid for 16 countries.
  • 1981
    The Osborne 1, the first successful portable computer, is unveiled at the West Coast Computer Faire in San Francisco.
  • 2000
    United States v. Microsoft: Microsoft is ruled to have violated United States antitrust laws by keeping “an oppressive thumb” on its competitors.
  • 2008
    Texas law enforcement cordons off the FLDS’s YFZ Ranch. Eventually 533 women and children will be removed and taken into state custody.

Who were born on April 3?

  • 1881
    Alcide De Gasperi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1954)
  • 1893
    Leslie Howard, English actor (d. 1943)
  • 1918
    Louis Applebaum, Canadian composer, conductor and administrator (d. 2000)
  • 1928
    Don Gibson, American country musician (d. 2003)
  • 1928
    Jennifer Paterson, English chef and TV personality (d. 1999)
  • 1949
    Richard Thompson, English musician and songwriter
  • 1961
    Eddie Murphy, American actor and comedian
  • 1963
    Criss Oliva, American musician (d. 1993)
  • 1963
    Tsuyoshi Sekito, Japanese composer
  • 1972
    Leigh-Allyn Baker, American actress

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