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Friday August 3, 2018

August 3: Day of the Week

August 3, 2018 was the 215th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 150 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

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

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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)

  • 435
    Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, is exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.
  • 1678
    Robert LaSalle builds the Le Griffon, the first known ship built on the Great Lakes.
  • 1811
    First ascent of Jungfrau, third highest summit in the Bernese Alps by brothers Johann Rudolf and Hieronymus Meyer.
  • 1903
    Macedonian rebels in Kruševo proclaim the Kruševo Republic, which exists only for 10 days before Ottoman Turks lay waste to the town.
  • 1949
    The National Basketball Association is founded in the United States.
  • 1958
    The nuclear submarine USS Nautilus travels beneath the Arctic ice cap.
  • 1981
    Senegalese opposition parties, under the leadership of Mamadou Dia, launch the Antiimperialist Action Front-Suxxali Reew Mi.
  • 2005
    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad becomes President of Iran.
  • 2007
    Former Deputy Director of the Chilean secret police Raúl Iturriaga is captured after having been on the run following a conviction for kidnapping.
  • 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?

  • 1860
    William Kennedy Dickson, France-born Scottish inventor (d. 1935)
  • 1895
    Neva Morris, Iowa’s oldest person (d. 2010)
  • 1903
    Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian politician (d. 2000)
  • 1905
    Franz König, Austrian Cardinal (d. 2004)
  • 1969
    Doug Overton, American basketball player
  • 1970
    Stephen Carpenter, American guitarist (Deftones)
  • 1979
    Evangeline Lilly, Canadian model and actress
  • 1980
    Brandan Schieppati, American singer (Bleeding Through)
  • 1988
    Leigh Tiffin, American football player
  • 1990
    Jourdan Dunn, British fashion model

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