September 3: Day of the Week
September 3, 2019 was the 246th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 119 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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)
- 863Major Byzantine victory at the Battle of Lalakaon against an Arab raid.
- 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.
- 181224 settlers are killed in the Pigeon Roost Massacre in Indiana.
- 1943World War II: The Allied invasion of Italy begins.
- 1944Holocaust: diarist Anne Frank and her family are placed on the last transport train from Westerbork to Auschwitz, arriving three days later.
- 1945Three-day celebration was held in China, following the Victory over Japan Day on September 2.
- 1950“Nino” Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers’ champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1900Urho Kekkonen, Finnish politician (d. 1986)
- 1913Alan Ladd, American actor (d. 1964)
- 1923Mort Walker, American cartoonist (Beetle Bailey, Hi and Lois)
- 1940Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan journalist
- 1948Fotis Kouvelis, Greek lawyer and politician
- 1964Adam Curry, American Internet entrepreneur and MTV VJ
- 1974Clare Kramer, American actress
- 1977Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer
- 1979Tiffany Chapman, English actress
- 1983Christine Woods, American actress
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