July 3: Day of the Week
July 3, 2021 is the 184th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 181 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 3 Historical Event(s)
- 1778American Revolutionary War: British forces kill 360 people in the Wyoming Valley massacre.
- 1852Congress establishes the United States’ 2nd mint in San Francisco, California.
- 1863American Civil War: The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett’s Charge.
- 1884Dow Jones and Company publishes its first stock average.
- 1886The New York Tribune becomes the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand.
- 1890Idaho is admitted as the 43rd U.S. state.
- 1913Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913 reenact Pickett’s Charge; upon reaching the high-water mark of the Confederacy they are met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union survivors.
- 1970A British Dan-Air De Havilland Comet chartered jetliner crashes into mountains north of Barcelona, Spain killing 113 people.
- 1988United States Navy warship USS Vincennes shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard.
- 2005Same-sex marriage in Spain becomes legal.
Who were born on July 3?
- 1921Susan Peters, American actress (d. 1952)
- 1930Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (d. 2004)
- 1933Edward Brandt, American doctor and public health official (d. 2007)
- 1936Baard Owe, Norwegian-born Danish actor
- 1965Shinya Hashimoto, Japanese wrestler (d. 2005)
- 1972Warren Furman, British television personality
- 1976Henry Olonga, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1980Olivia Munn, American television hostess
- 1988Winston Reid, New Zealand-Danish footballer
- 1990Bobby Hopkinson, English footballer
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