September 3: Day of the Week
September 3, 2021 was the 246th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 119 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 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
- 1777American Revolutionary War: during the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time.
- 1798The week long battle of St. George’s Caye begins between Spain and Britain off the coast of Belize.
- 181224 settlers are killed in the Pigeon Roost Massacre in Indiana.
- 1925USS Shenandoah (ZR-1), the United States’ first American-built rigid airship, was destroyed in a squall line over Noble County, Ohio. Fourteen of her 42-man crew perished, including her commander, Zachary Lansdowne.
- 1941The Holocaust: Karl Fritzsch, deputy camp commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, experiments with the use of Zyklon B in the gassing of Soviet POWs.
- 1942World War II: In response to news of its coming liquidation, Dov Lopatyn leads an uprising in the Ghetto of Lakhva, in present-day Belarus.
- 1994Sino-Soviet Split: Russia and the People’s Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other.
- 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?
- 1724Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, British soldier and Governor of Quebec (d. 1808)
- 1810Paul Kane, Canadian painter (d. 1871)
- 1841Tom Emmett, England cricketer (d. 1904)
- 1907Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist (d. 1977)
- 1914Dixy Lee Ray, American politician (d. 1994)
- 1943Frank Lister, English footballer
- 1963Malcolm Gladwell, Canadian journalist and author
- 1964Spike Feresten, American television writer
- 1984Seo In-Young, South Korean singer
- 1985Kelvin Wilson, English footballer
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