February 3: Day of the Week
February 3, 2021 is the 34th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 331 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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February 3 Historical Event(s)
- 1488Bartolomeu Dias of Portugal lands in Mossel Bay after rounding the Cape of Good Hope, becoming the first known European to travel so far south.
- 1834Wake Forest University is established.
- 1900Governor of Kentucky William Goebel dies of wound sustained in an assassination attempt three days earlier in Frankfort, Kentucky.
- 1945World War II: As part of Operation Thunderclap, 1,000 B-17s of the Eighth Air Force bomb Berlin, a raid which kills between 2,500 to 3,000 and dehouses another 120,000.
- 1945World War II: The United States and the Philippine Commonwealth begin a month-long battle to retake Manila from Japan.
- 1972The first day of the seven-day 1972 Iran blizzard, which would kill at least 4,000 people, making it the deadliest snowstorm in history.
- 1984Space Shuttle program: STS-41-B is launched using Space Shuttle Challenger.
- 1996The Lijiang earthquake in Lijiang, Yunnan, China.
- 2007A Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.
- 2030New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Dog in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 3?
- 1904Luigi Dallapiccola, Italian composer (d. 1975)
- 1925John Fiedler, American voice actor (d. 2005)
- 1930Gillian Ayres, English painter
- 1945Johnny Cymbal, American singer and songwriter (d. 1993)
- 1948Jim Lockhart, Irish musician (Horslips)
- 1976Isla Fisher, Scottish-Australian actress
- 1976Mathieu Dandenault, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1978Adrian R'Mante, American actor
- 1988Gregory van der Wiel, Dutch footballer
- 1988Kyuhyun, South Korean singer (Super Junior)
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