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Wednesday October 3, 2018

October 3: Day of the Week

October 3, 2018 was the 276th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 89 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 October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 1283
    Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first nobleman executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.
  • 1739
    The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the finish of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736–1739.
  • 1835
    The Staedtler Company is founded in Nuremberg, Germany.
  • 1863
    The last Thursday in November is declared as Thanksgiving Day by President Abraham Lincoln as are Thursdays, November 30, 1865 and November 29, 1866.
  • 1873
    Captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.
  • 1949
    WERD, the 1st black-owned radio station in the United States, opens in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 1964
    First Buffalo Wings are made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
  • 1981
    The Hunger Strike by Provisional Irish Republican Army and Irish National Liberation Army prisoners at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland ends after seven months and ten deaths.
  • 1990
    Re-unification of Germany. The German Democratic Republic ceases to exist and its territory becomes part of the Federal Republic of Germany. East German citizens became part of the European Community, which later became the European Union. Now celebrated as German Unity Day.
  • 2008
    The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 for the US financial system is signed by President Bush.

Who were born on October 3?

  • 1888
    Wade Boteler, American actor d. 1943
  • 1938
    Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer
  • 1943
    Jeff Bingaman, American politician
  • 1956
    Hart Bochner, Canadian film actor/director
  • 1957
    Tim Westwood, English DJ and radio/TV presenter
  • 1964
    Clive Owen, British actor
  • 1976
    Seann William Scott, American actor
  • 1978
    Gerald Asamoah, German footballer
  • 1989
    Nate Montana, American football player
  • 1990
    Rhian Ramos, Filipina actress

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