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Saturday October 3, 2020

October 3: Day of the Week

October 3, 2020 was the 277th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 89 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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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)

  • 52 BC
    Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar, ending the siege and Battle of Alesia.
  • 382
    Emperor Theodosius I concludes a peace treaty with the Goths and settles them in the Balkans in exchange for military service.
  • 1283
    Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first nobleman executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.
  • 1574
    The Siege of Leiden is lifted by the Watergeuzen.
  • 1873
    Captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.
  • 1918
    King Boris III of Bulgaria accedes to the throne.
  • 1957
    Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene.
  • 1964
    First Buffalo Wings are made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
  • 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.
  • 2008
    The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 for the US financial system is signed by President Bush.

Who were born on October 3?

  • 1828
    Woldemar Bargiel, German composer (d. 1897)
  • 1897
    Louis Aragon, French writer (d. 1982)
  • 1904
    Ernst-Günther Schenck, Nazi German physician (d. 1998)
  • 1919
    James M. Buchanan, American economist
  • 1931
    Glenn Hall, National Hockey League goaltender
  • 1934
    Koo Nimo, Ghanaian musician
  • 1950
    Pamela Hensley, American actress
  • 1965
    Jan-Ove Waldner, Swedish table tennis player
  • 1981
    Andreas Isaksson, Swedish footballer
  • 1981
    Seth Gabel, American actor

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