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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.
  • 1885
    Gottlieb Daimler is granted a German patent for his engine design.
  • 1948
    In Jeju, South Korea, a civil-war-like period of violence and human rights abuses begins, known as the Jeju massacre.
  • 1955
    The American Civil Liberties Union announces it will defend Allen Ginsberg’s book Howl against obscenity charges.
  • 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.
  • 1974
    The Super Outbreak occurs, the biggest tornado outbreak in recorded history. The death toll is 315, with nearly 5,500 injured.
  • 1996
    A United States Air Force airplane carrying United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown crashes in Croatia, killing all 35 on board.
  • 2000
    United States v. Microsoft: Microsoft is ruled to have violated United States antitrust laws by keeping “an oppressive thumb” on its competitors.
  • 2004
    Islamic terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks are trapped by the police in their apartment and kill themselves.
  • 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?

  • 1814
    Lorenzo Snow, 5th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) (d. 1901)
  • 1821
    T. Pelham Dale, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (d. 1892)
  • 1924
    Doris Day, American actress, singer and animal rights activist
  • 1941
    Jan Berry, American musician (d. 2004)
  • 1948
    Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Dutch Politician and General Secretary of NATO
  • 1963
    Jack Del Rio, American football coach
  • 1976
    Will Mellor, English actor
  • 1988
    Peter Hartley, English footballer
  • 1989
    Israel Folau, Australian rules footballer
  • 1990
    Sotiris Ninis, Greek footballer

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