July 3: Day of the Week
July 3, 2019 is the 184th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 181 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 324Battle of Adrianople Constantine I defeats Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.
- 987Hugh Capet is crowned King of France, the first of the Capetian dynasty that would rule France till the French Revolution in 1792.
- 1754French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces.
- 1839The first state normal school in the United States, the forerunner to today’s Framingham State College, opens in Lexington, Massachusetts with 3 students.
- 1852Congress establishes the United States’ 2nd mint in San Francisco, California.
- 1938World speed record for a steam railway locomotive is set in England, by the Mallard, which reaches a speed of 126 mph.
- 1952The Constitution of Puerto Rico is approved by the Congress of the United States.
- 1970The Troubles: the “Falls Curfew” begins in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
- 1996Stone of Scone is returned to Scotland.
- 2001A Vladivostok Avia Tupolev Tu-154 jetliner crashes on approach to landing at Irkutsk, Russia killing 145 people.
Who were born on July 3?
- 1728Robert Adam, Scottish architect (d. 1792)
- 1920Paul O'Dea, American baseball player (d. 1978)
- 1949Jan Smithers, American actress
- 1951Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haitian politician
- 1958Aaron Tippin, American singer
- 1961Tim Smith, English musician (Cardiacs)
- 1966Moisés Alou, Dominican baseball player
- 1980Roland Mark Schoeman, South African swimmer
- 1984Nicolas Roche, Irish cyclist
- 1988Winston Reid, New Zealand-Danish footballer
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