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Monday August 3, 2020

August 3: Day of the Week

August 3, 2020 is the 216th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 150 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.

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

August 2020
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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.
  • 435
    Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, is exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.
  • 1492
    Christopher Columbus sets sail from Palos de la Frontera, Spain.
  • 1903
    Macedonian rebels in Kruševo proclaim the Kruševo Republic, which exists only for 10 days before Ottoman Turks lay waste to the town.
  • 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.
  • 1972
    The United States Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • 1977
    The United States Senate begins its hearing on Project MKULTRA.
  • 2010
    Widespread rioting erupts in Karachi, Pakistan, after the assassination of a local politician, leaving at least 85 dead and at least 17 billion Pakistani rupees (US$200 million) in damage.

Who were born on August 3?

  • 1817
    Archduke Albert, Austrian general (d. 1895)
  • 1872
    King Haakon VII of Norway (d. 1957)
  • 1916
    Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and lyricist (d. 1970)
  • 1935
    Georgi Shonin, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1997)
  • 1946
    Syreeta Wright, American singer and songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1958
    Ana Kokkinos, Australian film director
  • 1964
    Lucky Dube, South African reggae vocalist and keyboardist (d. 2007)
  • 1969
    Doug Overton, American basketball player
  • 1985
    Holly Blake-Arnstein, American singer and dancer
  • 1988
    Leigh Tiffin, American football player

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