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Saturday August 3, 2019

August 3: Day of the Week

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

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

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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.
  • 435
    Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, is exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.
  • 1783
    Mount Asama erupts in Japan, killing 35,000 people.
  • 1811
    First ascent of Jungfrau, third highest summit in the Bernese Alps by brothers Johann Rudolf and Hieronymus Meyer.
  • 1852
    Harvard wins the first Boat Race between Yale and Harvard. The race is also the first American intercollegiate athletic event
  • 1860
    The Second Maori War begins in New Zealand.
  • 1900
    The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company is founded.
  • 1946
    Santa Claus Land, the world’s first themed amusement park, opens in Santa Claus, Indiana, US.
  • 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.

Who were born on August 3?

  • 1918
    Larry Haines, American actor (d. 2008)
  • 1934
    William Calhoun, American professional wrestler (d. 1989)
  • 1944
    Nino Bravo, Spanish singer (d. 1973)
  • 1945
    Eamon Dunphy, Irish footballer
  • 1956
    Balwinder Sandhu, Indian cricketer
  • 1956
    Kirk Brandon, English musician
  • 1961
    Lee Rocker, American musician (Stray Cats)
  • 1966
    Brent Butt, Canadian actor
  • 1970
    Stephen Carpenter, American guitarist (Deftones)
  • 1972
    Sandis Ozoliņš, Latvian ice hockey player

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