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Sunday January 3, 2021

January 3: Day of the Week

January 3, 2021 was the 3rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 362 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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January 3: This Day in History

The Perihelion, the point in the year when the Earth is closest to the Sun, occurs around this date.

January 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 1431
    Joan of Arc is handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon.
  • 1521
    Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem.
  • 1749
    Benning Wentworth issues the first of the New Hampshire Grants, leading to the establishment of Vermont.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Delaware votes not to secede from the United States.
  • 1919
    At the Paris Peace Conference, Emir Faisal of Iraq signs an agreement with Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann on the development of a Jewish homeland in Palestine and an Arab nation in a large part of the Middle East.
  • 1949
    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the central bank of the Philippines, is established.
  • 1958
    The West Indies Federation is formed.
  • 1959
    Separatists in the Maldives declare the establishment of the United Suvadive Republic.
  • 1993
    In Moscow, Russia, George Bush and Boris Yeltsin sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).
  • 2004
    Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashes into the Red Sea, resulting in 148 deaths, making it the deadliest aviation accident in Egyptian history.

Who were born on January 3?

  • 1865
    Henry Lytton, British actor and opera singer (d. 1936)
  • 1886
    John Gould Fletcher, American poet and author (d. 1950)
  • 1915
    Jack Levine, American painter (d. 2010)
  • 1916
    Betty Furness, American actress (d. 1994)
  • 1930
    Mara Corday, American actress and model
  • 1939
    Nikos Alefantos, Greek football manager
  • 1941
    Van Dyke Parks, American musician
  • 1970
    Matt Ross, American actor
  • 1974
    Robert-Jan Derksen, Dutch professional golfer
  • 1985
    Linas Kleiza, Lithuanian basketball player

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