Wednesday April 3, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 3: Day of the Week

April 3, 2024 is the 94th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 272 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.

April 3 Historical Event(s)

1077
The first Parliament of Friuli is created.
1860
The first successful United States Pony Express run from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California begins.
1929
RMS Queen Mary is ordered from John Brown & Company Shipbuilding and Engineering by Cunard Line.
1942
World War II: Japanese forces begin an assault on the United States and Filipino troops on the Bataan Peninsula.
1948
In Jeju, South Korea, a civil-war-like period of violence and human rights abuses begins, known as the Jeju massacre.
1968
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his “I've Been to the Mountaintop” speech.
1975
Bobby Fischer refuses to play in a chess match against Anatoly Karpov, giving Karpov the title of World Champion by default.
1996
Suspected “Unabomber” Theodore Kaczynski is arrested at his cabin in Montana, United States.
1997
The Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but 1 of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
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?

1921
Robert Karvelas, American actor (d. 1991)
1929
Poul Schlüter, Danish politician
1939
Paul Craig Roberts, American economist
1945
Bernard Parent, Quebec ice hockey player
1946
Marisa Paredes, Spanish actress
1962
Brenda Ann Spencer, American “I Hate Mondays” murderer
1972
Jennie Garth, American actress
1981
Heath Ramsay, Australian Olympic swimmer
1986
Sergio Sánchez, Spanish footballer
1987
Jay Bruce, American baseball player

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