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Monday August 3, 2020

August 3: Day of the Week

August 3, 2020 was the 216th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 150 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)

  • 881
    Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeats the Vikings, an event celebrated in the poem Ludwigslied.
  • 1860
    The Second Maori War begins in New Zealand.
  • 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.
  • 1940
    World War II: Italian forces begin the invasion of British Somaliland.
  • 1948
    Whittaker Chambers accuses Alger Hiss of being a communist and a spy for the Soviet Union.
  • 1949
    The National Basketball Association is founded in the United States.
  • 1960
    Niger gains independence from France.
  • 1972
    The United States Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • 2004
    The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since the September 11 attacks.

Who were born on August 3?

  • 1911
    Alex McCrindle, Scottish actor (d. 1990)
  • 1925
    Marv Levy, American football coach
  • 1940
    James Tyler, American musicologist and author (d. 2010)
  • 1940
    Martin Sheen, American actor
  • 1941
    Beverly Lee, American singer (Shirelles)
  • 1951
    Jay North, American actor
  • 1970
    Masahiro Sakurai, Japanese video game developer
  • 1976
    Troy Glaus, American baseball player
  • 1980
    Brandan Schieppati, American singer (Bleeding Through)
  • 1984
    Chris Maurer, American musician

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