October 3: Day of the Week
October 3, 2021 is the 276th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 89 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 52 BCVercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar, ending the siege and Battle of Alesia.
- 382Emperor Theodosius I concludes a peace treaty with the Goths and settles them in the Balkans in exchange for military service.
- 1712The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.
- 1739The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the finish of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736–1739.
- 1795General Napoleon Bonaparte first rises to national prominence being named to defend the French National Convention against armed counter-revolutionary rioters threatening the three year old revolutionary government.
- 1918King Boris III of Bulgaria accedes to the throne.
- 1935Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italy invades Ethiopia under General de Bono.
- 1949WERD, the 1st black-owned radio station in the United States, opens in Atlanta, Georgia.
- 1950Korean War: The First Battle of Maryang San, primarily pitting Australian and British forces against communist China, begins.
- 1955The Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC.
Who were born on October 3?
- 1610Gabriel Lallemant, French-born Jesuit missionary (North American Martyrs) (d. 1649)
- 1916James Herriot, English veterinarian and author (d. 1995)
- 1931Glenn Hall, National Hockey League goaltender
- 1934Koo Nimo, Ghanaian musician
- 1938Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer
- 1943Jeff Bingaman, American politician
- 1944Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician
- 1944Roy Horn, German-American magician
- 1974Mike Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1978Vienna Teng, American pianist and singer-songwriter
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