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Tuesday August 3, 2021

August 3: Day of the Week

August 3, 2021 was the 215th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 150 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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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)

  • 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.
  • 1914
    World War I: Germany declares war against France.
  • 1949
    The National Basketball Association is founded in the United States.
  • 1959
    Portugal’s state police force PIDE fires upon striking workers in Bissau, Portuguese Guinea, killing over 50 people.
  • 1972
    The United States Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • 1975
    A privately chartered Boeing 707 crashes into the mountainside near Agadir, Morocco, killing 188.
  • 1997
    Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria; a total of 116 villagers killed, 40 in Oued El-Had and 76 in Mezouara.
  • 2001
    The Real IRA detonates a car bomb in Ealing, London, United Kingdom injuring seven people.
  • 2005
    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad becomes President of Iran.

Who were born on August 3?

  • 1867
    Stanley Baldwin, English politician (d. 1947)
  • 1916
    Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and lyricist (d. 1970)
  • 1923
    Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of Coptic Christianity
  • 1949
    B. B. Dickerson, American bass player & song writer
  • 1952
    Loles León, Spanish actress
  • 1969
    Doug Overton, American basketball player
  • 1970
    Manmohan Waris, Indian Punjabi singer
  • 1973
    Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer
  • 1980
    Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1984
    Chris Maurer, American musician

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