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Wednesday March 3, 2021

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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

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

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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)

  • 1575
    Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
  • 1585
    The Olympic Theatre, designed by Andrea Palladio, is inaugurated in Vicenza.
  • 1820
    The U.S. Congress passes the Missouri Compromise.
  • 1905
    Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to create an elected assembly, the Duma.
  • 1918
    Germany, Austria and Russia sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk ending Russia’s involvement in World War I, and leading to the independence of Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
  • 1923
    TIME magazine is published for the first time.
  • 1945
    World War II: A former Armia Krajowa unit massacres at least 150 Ukrainian civilians in Pawłokoma, Poland.
  • 1951
    Jackie Brenston, with Ike Turner and his band, records “Rocket 88”, often cited as “the first rock and roll record”, at Sam Phillips’ recording studios in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • 1985
    A magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck the Valparaíso Region of Chile, killing 177 and leaving nearly a million people homeless.
  • 1991
    In concurrent referenda, 74% of the population of Latvia votes for independence from the Soviet Union, and 83% in Estonia.

Who were born on March 3?

  • 1756
    William Godwin, English journalist, political philosopher and novelist (d. 1836)
  • 1845
    Georg Cantor, German mathematician (d. 1918)
  • 1920
    James Doohan, Canadian-born actor (d. 2005)
  • 1933
    Lee Radziwill, American fashion executive
  • 1962
    Glen E. Friedman, American photographer and artist
  • 1964
    Raúl Alcalá, Mexican cyclist
  • 1971
    Tyler Florence, chef, television personality and cookbook author
  • 1976
    Fraser Gehrig, Australian Rules footballer
  • 1979
    Albert Jorquera, Spanish footballer
  • 1988
    Michael Morrison, English footballer

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