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Wednesday April 3, 2019

April 3: Day of the Week

April 3, 2019 was the 93rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 272 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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

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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.
  • 1895
    Trial of the libel case instigated by Oscar Wilde begins, eventually resulting in his imprisonment on charges of homosexuality.
  • 1929
    RMS Queen Mary is ordered from John Brown & Company Shipbuilding and Engineering by Cunard Line.
  • 1933
    First flight over Mount Everest, a British expedition, led by the Marquis of Clydesdale, and funded by Lucy, Lady Houston
  • 1948
    In Jeju, South Korea, a civil-war-like period of violence and human rights abuses begins, known as the Jeju massacre.
  • 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
    A United States Air Force airplane carrying United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown crashes in Croatia, killing all 35 on board.
  • 1997
    The Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but 1 of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
  • 2000
    United States v. Microsoft: Microsoft is ruled to have violated United States antitrust laws by keeping “an oppressive thumb” on its competitors.

Who were born on April 3?

  • 1683
    Mark Catesby, English naturalist (d. 1749)
  • 1806
    Ivan Kireevsky, Russian literary critic and philosopher (d. 1856)
  • 1960
    Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Dutch musician
  • 1966
    John de Vries, Australian racing driver
  • 1968
    Sebastian Bach, Canadian musician
  • 1972
    Leigh-Allyn Baker, American actress
  • 1973
    Matthew Ferguson, Canadian actor
  • 1984
    Maxi López, Argentine footballer
  • 1985
    Jari-Matti Latvala, Finnish rally driver
  • 1989
    Israel Folau, Australian rules footballer

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