September 3: Day of the Week
September 3, 2022 is the 246th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 119 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 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.
- 1189Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard “the Lionheart”) is crowned at Westminster.
- 1260The Mamluks defeat the Mongols at the Battle of Ain Jalut in Palestine, marking their first decisive defeat and the point of maximum expansion of the Mongol Empire.
- 1658Richard Cromwell becomes Lord Protector of England
- 1783American Revolutionary War: the war ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- 1798The week long battle of St. George’s Caye begins between Spain and Britain off the coast of Belize.
- 1838Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery.
- 1914William, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule.
- 1943World War II: The Allied invasion of Italy begins.
- 2004Beslan school hostage crisis – day 3: the Beslan hostage crisis ends with the deaths of over 300 people, more than half of which are children.
Who were born on September 3?
- 1875Ferdinand Porsche, Austrian automotive engineer (d. 1951)
- 1910Maurice Papon, French Nazi collaborator (d. 2007)
- 1926Anne Jackson, American actress
- 1929James J. Bulger, former crime boss who led the Winter Hill Gang based in Massachusetts.
- 1936Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, President of Tunisia
- 1942Al Jardine, American guitarist (The Beach Boys)
- 1957Earl Cureton, American basketball player
- 1975Cristobal Huet, French ice hockey player
- 1975Daniel Chan, Hong Kong Celebrity
- 1993Rina Koike, Japanese junior idol
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