July 3: Day of the Week
July 3, 2019 was the 184th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 181 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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)
- 1608Québec City is founded by Samuel de Champlain.
- 1754French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces.
- 1844The last pair of Great Auks is killed.
- 1863American Civil War: The final day of the Battle of Gettysburg culminates with Pickett’s Charge.
- 1886Karl Benz officially unveils the Benz Patent Motorwagen – the first purpose-built automobile.
- 1886The New York Tribune becomes the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand.
- 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.
- 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.
- 2006Valencia metro accident leaves 43 dead in Valencia, Spain.
Who were born on July 3?
- 1930Tommy Tedesco, American musician (d. 1997)
- 1941Gloria Allred, American Attorney
- 1942Eddy Mitchell, French singer and actor
- 1942Paco Stanley, Mexican TV personality (d. 1999)
- 1970Teemu Selänne, Finnish ice hockey player
- 1973Emma Cunniffe, British actress
- 1976Wanderlei Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist
- 1980Roland Mark Schoeman, South African swimmer
- 1983Steph Jones, American singer and model
- 1984Manny Lawson, American football player
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