November 3 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Housewife’s Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family, Work & Occupation)
National Sandwich Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Jersey Friday - Unofficial (Fun & Joy, Sports)
Independence Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Independence of Cuenca Ecuador National Holiday
Culture Day Japan National Holiday
Birthday of the Sultan of Perak Malaysia (Perak) Common Local Holiday
Victory Day Maldives Public Holiday
All Saints' Eve Sweden De Facto Half 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.

Memorial Day

Corpus Christi

Mabon

Diwali

Guy Fawkes Day