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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 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.

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April 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 1559
    The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis treaty is signed, ending the Italian Wars.
  • 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.
  • 1933
    First flight over Mount Everest, a British expedition, led by the Marquis of Clydesdale, and funded by Lucy, Lady Houston
  • 1946
    Japanese Lt. General Masaharu Homma is executed in the Philippines for leading the Bataan Death March.
  • 1956
    Hudsonville-Standale Tornado: The western half of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan is struck by a deadly F5 tornado.
  • 1961
    The Leadbeater’s Possum is rediscovered in Australia after 72 years.
  • 1968
    Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his “I've Been to the Mountaintop” speech.
  • 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?

  • 1764
    John Abernethy, English surgeon (d. 1831)
  • 1893
    Princess Maud of Fife (d. 1945)
  • 1920
    Yoshibayama Junnosuke, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 43rd Yokozuna (d. 1977)
  • 1924
    Marlon Brando, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1930
    Lawton Chiles, U.S. (Florida) Senator and Governor (d. 1998)
  • 1933
    Bob Dornan, American politician
  • 1945
    Bernard Parent, Quebec ice hockey player
  • 1968
    Sebastian Bach, Canadian musician
  • 1982
    Jared Allen, American football player
  • 1987
    Julie Sokolow, American musician

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