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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.

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April 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 1860
    The first successful United States Pony Express run from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California begins.
  • 1882
    American Old West: Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford.
  • 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.
  • 1922
    Joseph Stalin becomes the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • 1933
    First flight over Mount Everest, a British expedition, led by the Marquis of Clydesdale, and funded by Lucy, Lady Houston
  • 1942
    World War II: Japanese forces begin an assault on the United States and Filipino troops on the Bataan Peninsula.
  • 1956
    Hudsonville-Standale Tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado.
  • 1969
    Vietnam War: United States Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird announces that the United States will start to “Vietnamize” the war effort.
  • 1973
    Martin Cooper of Motorola made the first handheld mobile phone call to Joel S. Engel of Bell Labs, though it took ten years for the DynaTAC 8000X to become the first such phone to be commercially released.
  • 1996
    Suspected “Unabomber” Theodore Kaczynski is arrested at his cabin in Montana, United States.

Who were born on April 3?

  • 1643
    Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, general of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1690)
  • 1880
    Otto Weininger, Austrian philosopher (d. 1903)
  • 1911
    Stanisława Walasiewicz, Polish Olympic athlete (d. 1980)
  • 1926
    Virgil “Gus” Grissom, American astronaut (d. 1967)
  • 1930
    Wally Moon, American baseball player
  • 1936
    Jimmy McGriff, American jazz organist (d. 2008)
  • 1963
    Jack Del Rio, American football coach
  • 1969
    Rodney Hampton, American football player
  • 1975
    Koji Uehara, Japanese baseball player
  • 1989
    Thomas Kurz, German footballer

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