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Saturday August 3, 2019

August 3: Day of the Week

August 3, 2019 is the 215th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 150 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 8
    Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatae on the river Bathinus.
  • 1031
    Olaf II of Norway is canonised as Saint Olaf by Grimketel, the English Bishop of Selsey.
  • 1811
    First ascent of Jungfrau, third highest summit in the Bernese Alps by brothers Johann Rudolf and Hieronymus Meyer.
  • 1907
    Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis fines Standard Oil of Indiana a record $29.4 million for illegal rebating to freight carriers; the conviction and fine are later reversed on appeal.
  • 1913
    A major labour dispute, known as the Wheatland Hop Riot, starts in Wheatland, California.
  • 1936
    A fire wipes out Kursha-2 in the Meshchera Lowlands, Ryazan Oblast, Russia, killing 1,200 and leaving only 20 survivors.
  • 1936
    Jesse Owens wins the 100 meter dash, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.
  • 1940
    World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland.
  • 1958
    The nuclear submarine USS Nautilus travels beneath the Arctic ice cap.
  • 1960
    Niger gains independence from France.

Who were born on August 3?

  • 1901
    John C Stennis, American politician (d. 1995)
  • 1905
    Dolores del Río, Mexican actress (d. 1983)
  • 1907
    Lawrence Brown, American jazz trombonist (d. 1988)
  • 1916
    José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer (d. 1978)
  • 1921
    Marilyn Maxwell, American actress (d. 1972)
  • 1961
    Lee Rocker, American musician (Stray Cats)
  • 1970
    Stephen Carpenter, American guitarist (Deftones)
  • 1972
    Erika Marozsán, Hungarian actress
  • 1980
    Tony Pashos, American football player
  • 1993
    Yurina Kumai, Japanese singer

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