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Wednesday July 3, 1940

July 3, 1940: Day of the Week

July 3, 1940 was the 185th day of the year 1940 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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

A person born on this day will be 83 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $282.11 today.

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Here’s the July 1940 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1940 calendar.

July 1940

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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.

Dragon is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

July 3, 1940 Historical Event(s)

  • 1940
    World War II: the French fleet of the Atlantic based at Mers el Kébir, is bombarded by the British fleet, coming from Gibraltar, causing the loss of three battleships: Dunkerque, Provence and Bretagne. One thousand two hundred sailors perish.

Who were born on July 3, 1940?

  • 1940
    César Tovar, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 1994)
  • 1940
    Fontella Bass, American soul singer
  • 1940
    Jerzy Buzek, Prime Minister of Poland
  • 1940
    Lamar Alexander, American politician

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