September 3: Day of the Week
September 3, 2020 is the 247th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 119 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 3 Historical Event(s)
- 301San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world’s oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.
- 1650Third English Civil War: in the Battle of Dunbar, English Parliamentarian forces led by Oliver Cromwell defeat an army loyal to King Charles II of England and led by David Leslie, Lord Newark.
- 1666The Royal Exchange burns down in the Great Fire of London
- 1777American Revolutionary War: during the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time.
- 1783American Revolutionary War: the war ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- 1838Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery.
- 1855Indian Wars: in Nebraska, 700 soldiers under United States General William S. Harney avenge the Grattan Massacre by attacking a Sioux village and killing 100 men, women and children.
- 1914William, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule.
- 1967Dagen H in Sweden: traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight.
- 1987In a coup d'état in Burundi, President Jean-Baptiste Bagaza is deposed by Major Pierre Buyoya.
Who were born on September 3?
- 1882Johnny Douglas, England cricketer and boxer (d. 1930)
- 1914Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)
- 1916Eddie Stanky, American baseball player (d. 1999)
- 1933Tompall Glaser, American singer
- 1935Helmut Clasen, Canadian offroad racer
- 1949José Pekerman, Argentine football manager
- 1964Nigel Rhodes, English actor
- 1969Noah Baumbach, American film director
- 1980The B.G., American rapper
- 1983Marcus McCauley, American football player
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