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Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 3
Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day
- 215th day of the Gregorian Calendar
- Western Zodiac- Leo
- Flag’s Day- Venezuela
- National Watermelon Day
- Nigerien Independence Day
- Cloves Syndrome Awareness Day
- Makira-Ulawa Province Day- Solomon Islands
- Clean Your Floors Day
- National Grab Some Nuts Day
- Freedom Day- Equatorial Guinea
Past events and historical events on August 3
- 2005-Mahmoud Ahmadinejad takes office as 6th president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
- 2005-A military coup replaced long-time president Maaouya Ould Sid’Ahmed Taya and Until elections were held in 2005 in Mauritania Colonel Ely Ould Mohamed Vall took over the transitional government.
- 1990 Great Britain experienced highest recorded temperature, Heat Wave at Nailstone, Leicestershire of 37.1C, or 99F.
- 1981-About 13,000 air traffic controllers went on strike to get better wages from the U.S. government.
- 1961-United States President John F. Kennedy built up army as felt to be needed because of the communist threat to West Berlin and other areas
- 1960-The West African country-Niger gains its independence from France and Hamani Diori became the first president of the country.
- 1946-World’s first theme park which is also now known as Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari opens its doors in in Santa Claus, Indiana, USA.
- 1914-Germany and France Declare war on the other signaling the beginning of the first World War.
- 1900-The American tire company Firestone Tire and Rubber Company is founded.
Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 3
Famous Celebrities birthdays on 3rd August– Actor Martin Sheen, TV personality Martha Stewart, Director John Landis, Rocker James Hetfield, DJ Spinderella, Sunil Chhetri, Sunil Grover, Manish Paul, Biswabhusan Harichandan
- 1984-Ryan Lochte-American swimmer
- 1979-Evangeline Lilly-Canadian actor, and author
- 1977-Tom Brady-American National Football League quarterback
- 1963-James Alan Hetfield-American musician and songwriter
- 1941-Martha Stewart-American publisher, author, businesswoman
- 1940-Martin Sheen-American actor
- 1926-Tony Bennett, born as Anthony Dominick Benedetto-American singer
- 1867-Stanley Baldwin-English politician
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 3rd August 2023?
- 3rd August is Thursday
- 215th day of the Gregorian calendar
- Western Zodiac- Leo
2. Special Day on August 3?
- On August 3, people all across the world celebrate Watermelon Day, a celebration that honors everyone’s favorite summer fruit. This time-honored fruit is a feast of juicy deliciousness
- August 2– National Days, Birthday & Major Past Events
- August 4– National Days, Birthday & Major Past Events
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