October 3 holidays in 2021

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Boyfriend Day -
National Techies Day - Weird
Morazan´s Day Honduras National holiday
Daylight Saving Time starts Multiple [Show] Clock change/daylight saving time
National Day Golden Week holiday China National holiday
Iraqi Independence Day Iraq National holiday
National Foundation Day South korea National holiday
Day of German Unity Germany National holiday
Harvest Festival Germany Observance
Wine Day (Day 2) Moldova Observance
Teacher's Day Ukraine Observance

Historical Events on October 3

  • 42 B.C: During the First Battle of Philippi, Mark Antony and Octavian fight a battle against the assassins of Caesar, Brutus and Cassius.
  • 382: The Goths sign a peace treaty with Roman Emperor Theodosius. The terms of the treaty state resettles the Goths in the Balkans in exchange for military service.
  • 1392: Muhammed VII becomes the 12th Sultan of the Emirate of Granada.
  • 1712: An arrest warrant is issued by the Duke of Montrose for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.
  • 1795: In Curacao, rebel slave leader Tula is executed.
  • 1835: Fine writing instrument company – Staedtler – is founded in Nuremberg, Germany.
  • 1849: In what would be the last appearance in public before his death, American author Edgar Allan Poe is found in a gutter in Baltimore under mysterious circumstances.
  • 1863: United States President Abraham Lincoln names the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day.
  • 1872: At 938 Third Avenue in New York, the Bloomingdale bros open up their very first store.
  • 1952: The U.K becomes the world’s third nuclear power when it successfully tests a nuclear weapon on this day.
  • 1957: Allen Ginsberg’s poem Howl and Other Poems is ruled to be not obscene by the California State Superior Court.
  • 1962: Astronaut Wally Schirra is launched into space for a six-orbit nine-hour flight aboard Sigma 7.
  • 1985: The maiden flight of the Space Shuttle Atlantis starts on this day. It’s Mission STS-51-J.

Famous Birthdays on October 3

  • American historian, politician and “Father of American History,” George Bancroft is born in 1800.
  • French author and educator, Allan Kardec is born in 1804.
  • American actor and screenwriter Wade Boteler is born in 1888.
  • German journalist and Nobel Prize laureate, Carl von Ossietzky is born in 1889.
  • Italian author and poet, Giovanni Comisso is born in 1895.
  • Russian poet Sergei Yesenin is born in 1895.
  • Spanish poet Gerardo Diego is born in 1896.
  • French author and poet Louis Aragon is born in 1897.
  • American actress, screenwriter and producer Gertrude Berg is born in 1899.
  • American novelist Thomas Wolfe is born in 1900.
  • American singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani is born in 1969.

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