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Sunday October 3, 2021

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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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)

  • 42 BC
    First Battle of Philippi: Triumvirs Mark Antony and Octavian fight a decisive battle with Caesar’s assassins Brutus and Cassius.
  • 1778
    British Captain James Cook anchors in Alaska.
  • 1789
    George Washington made the first Thanksgiving Day designated by the national government of the United States of America.
  • 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.
  • 1918
    King Boris III of Bulgaria accedes to the throne.
  • 1935
    Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italy invades Ethiopia under General de Bono.
  • 1952
    The United Kingdom successfully tests a nuclear weapon to become the world’s third nuclear power.
  • 1985
    The Space Shuttle Atlantis makes its maiden flight. (Mission STS-51-J)
  • 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.
  • 2003
    Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the show’s tigers, canceling the show until 2009, when they rejoined the tiger that mauled Roy just six years earlier.

Who were born on October 3?

  • 1790
    John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation (d. 1866)
  • 1895
    Sergei Aleksandrovich Yesenin, Russian lyrical poet (d. 1925)
  • 1916
    James Herriot, English veterinarian and author (d. 1995)
  • 1935
    Charles Duke, American astronaut
  • 1944
    Roy Horn, German-American magician
  • 1961
    Rebecca Stephens, British mountaineer
  • 1975
    India.Arie, American singer
  • 1976
    Seann William Scott, American actor
  • 1978
    Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian footballer
  • 1983
    Andreas Papathanasiou, Greek-Cypriot footballer

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