September 3: Day of the Week
September 3, 2023 is the 246th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 119 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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)
- 36 BCIn the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.
- 301San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world’s oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.
- 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.
- 1798The week long battle of St. George’s Caye begins between Spain and Britain off the coast of Belize.
- 1861American Civil War: Confederate General Leonidas Polk invades neutral Kentucky, prompting the state legislature to ask for Union assistance.
- 1875The first official game of Polo is played in Argentina after being introduced by British Ranchers.
- 1878Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat SS Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames.
- 1944Holocaust: diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from Westerbork to Auschwitz, arriving three days later.
- 1971Qatar becomes an independent state
Who were born on September 3?
- 1900Maurice Dobb, British economist (d. 1976)
- 1914Memphis Slim, American blues pianist, born John Len Chatman (d. 1988)
- 1920Les Medley, English footballer (d. 2001)
- 1925Hank Thompson, American singer (d. 2007)
- 1931Albert DeSalvo, American serial killer (accused to be the “Boston Strangler”) (d. 1973)
- 1941Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer (d. 1990)
- 1948Fotis Kouvelis, Greek lawyer and politician
- 1963Amber Lynn, American porn star
- 1971Trevor St. John, American actor
- 1976Ashley Jones, American actress
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