September 3: Day of the Week
September 3, 2019 is the 246th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 119 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 1189Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard “the Lionheart”) is crowned at Westminster.
- 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.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: during the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time.
- 1878Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat SS Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames.
- 1914William, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule.
- 1933Yevgeniy Abalakov is the first man to reach the highest point in the Soviet Union, Communism Peak (now called Ismoil Somoni Peak and situated in Tajikistan) (7495 m).
- 1945Three-day celebration was held in China, following the Victory over Japan Day on September 2.
- 1967Dagen H in Sweden: traffic changes from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight.
- 1971Qatar becomes an independent state
- 1976Viking program: The American Viking 2 spacecraft lands at Utopia Planitia on Mars.
Who were born on September 3?
- 1925Shoista Mullojonova, Tajikistani Shashmakom singer (d. 2010)
- 1933Basil Butcher, West Indian cricketer
- 1947Kjell Magne Bondevik, Norwegian politician
- 1957Earl Cureton, American basketball player
- 1969Marianna Komlos, Canadian bodybuilder, fitness model, professional wrestler and valet (d. 2004)
- 1973Norihiko Hibino, Japanese composer
- 1978Nick Wechsler, American actor
- 1980The B.G., American rapper
- 1981Fearne Cotton, British television presenter
- 1982Tiago Rannow, Brazilian footballer
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