November 3 holidays in 2018

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Independence Day
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
All Saints' Day
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Independence of Cuenca
Ecuador National Holiday
Health Day
Turkmenistan Observance
Community Service Day
Dominica Public Holiday
Culture Day
Japan National Holiday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Fiji Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Victory Day
Maldives Public Holiday

Historical Events on November 3

  • 1793: French journalist and playwright Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.
  • 1812: At the Battle of Vyazma, the forces of Napoleon Bonaparte are defeated.
  • 1817: The oldest charter bank in Canada, the Bank of Montreal opens in the city of Montreal.
  • 1868: John Willis Menard would’ve been the first African-American to serve in the United State College but an electoral challenge would prevent him from ever being seated.
  • 1883: Black Bart the Poet (Charles Earl Boles) – as he described himself – robs his last stagecoach; It’s a robbery which leads to his inevitable capture.
  • 1903: Panama separates from Colombia.
  • 1911: Chevrolet is founded on the day.
  • 1918: Poland becomes independent from Russia.
  • 1942: During WWII, the Koli Point Action starts.
  • 1943: 500 aircraft of the United States 8th Air Force is dispatched against Wilhelmshaven harbor in Germany.
  • 1944: General Ján Golian and General Rudolf Viest of the Slovak National Uprising are captured and tortured by German forces. They would eventually be executed.
  • 1946: With the assent of the Emperor, Japan’s Constitution is adopted.
  • 1957: The first animal to enter into Earth’s orbit is a dog named Laika which was launched aboard the Soviet Sputnik 2.
  • 1964: United States President Lyndon B. Johnson is elected to a full-term. He won forty-four states and approximately sixty-one percent of the vote.
  • 1967: The Battle of Dak starts during the Vietnam War.
  • 1973: Mariner 10 is launched by NASA. It’s target is Mercury and it becomes the first space probe to reach that planet on March 29th, 1974.
  • 1979: The Greensboro Massacre occurs when Klansmen and Neo-Nazis shoot five members of the Communist Workers Party and wound seven others in North Carolina during an “anti-klan rally.”

Famous Birthdays on November 3

  • American businessman, politician and founder of Texas, Stephen F. Austin is born in 1793.
  • American journalist and poet William Cullen Bryant is born in 1794.
  • American actor Charles Bronson is born in 1921.
  • American actor Marc Breaux is born in 1924.

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