October 3: Day of the Week
October 3, 2020 is the 277th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 89 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
- 1712The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.
- 1873Captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.
- 1908The Pravda newspaper is founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna.
- 1918King Boris III of Bulgaria accedes to the throne.
- 1932Iraq gains independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1955The Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC.
- 1957Allen Ginsberg’s Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene.
- 1986TASCC, a superconducting cyclotron at the Chalk River Laboratories, is officially opened.
- 2003Roy 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?
- 1928Erik Bruhn, Danish dancer and choreographer (d. 1986)
- 1938Jack Hodgins, Canadian author
- 1945Tony Brown, English footballer
- 1958Louise Lecavalier, Canadian dancer (La La La Human Steps)
- 1962Tommy Lee, American Drummer
- 1964Clive Owen, British actor
- 1978Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian footballer
- 1980Danny O'Donoghue, Irish singer (The Script)
- 1981Amanda Walsh, Canadian actress
- 1987Zuleyka Rivera, Puerto Rican beauty pageant contestant
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