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Tuesday January 3, 2023

January 3: Day of the Week

January 3, 2023 was the 3rd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 362 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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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)

  • 1496
    Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Delaware votes not to secede from the United States.
  • 1932
    Martial law is declared in Honduras to stop a revolt by banana workers fired by the United Fruit Company.
  • 1938
    The March of Dimes is established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • 1947
    Proceedings of the U.S. Congress are televised for the first time.
  • 1949
    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, the central bank of the Philippines, is established.
  • 1961
    Finland’s worst civilian aviation accident takes place when Aero Flight 311 crashes near Kvevlax, resulting in the deaths of all 25 people aboard.
  • 1961
    The SL-1, a government-run reactor near Idaho Falls, Idaho, underwent a core explosion and meltdown, killing three workers.
  • 1977
    Apple Computer is incorporated.
  • 1990
    Former leader of Panama Manuel Noriega surrenders to American forces.

Who were born on January 3?

  • 1885
    Harry Elkins Widener, American book collector and victim of the RMS Titanic sinking (d. 1912)
  • 1916
    Maxene Andrews, American singer (The Andrews Sisters) (d. 1995)
  • 1920
    Siegfried Buback, Attorney-General of Germany (d. 1977)
  • 1922
    Bill Travers, British actor and director (d. 1994)
  • 1958
    Shim Hyung-rae, South Korean filmmaker
  • 1972
    Yoon Chan, South Korean actor
  • 1976
    Angelos Basinas, Greek footballer
  • 1977
    A.J. Burnett, American baseball player
  • 1977
    Mayumi Iizuka, Japanese voice actress
  • 1987
    Leonidas Panagopoulos, Greek footballer

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