March 3: Day of the Week
March 3, 2021 was the 62nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 303 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 March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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March 3 Historical Event(s)
- 1284The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporates the Principality of Wales into England.
- 1861Alexander II of Russia signs the Emancipation Manifesto, freeing serfs.
- 1885The American Telephone & Telegraph Company is incorporated in New York.
- 1904Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany becomes the first person to make a sound recording of a political document, using Thomas Edison’s phonograph cylinder.
- 1905Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to create an elected assembly, the Duma.
- 1940Five people are killed in an arson attack on the offices of the communist newspaper Norrskensflamman in Luleå, Sweden.
- 1945World War II: A former Armia Krajowa unit massacres at least 150 Ukrainian civilians in Pawłokoma, Poland.
- 1991An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers.
- 2002Citizens of Switzerland narrowly vote in favor of their country becoming a member of the United Nations.
- 2005Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling.
Who were born on March 3?
- 1793William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873)
- 1910Kittens Reichert, American silent screen child actor (d. 1990)
- 1924Lilian Velez, Filipno actress (d. 1948)
- 1930Heiner Geißler, German politician
- 1949Jesse Jefferson, American baseball player
- 1951Heizō Takenaka, Japanese economist and retired politician
- 1959Duško Vujošević, Montenegrin basketball coach
- 1984Alexander Semin, Russian ice hockey player
- 1985Sam Morrow, Northern Irish footballer
- 1992Jordy Lucas, Australian actress
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