About August 3

August 3, 2021 is the 215th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 150 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Leo is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 182 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On August 3

  • 8
    Roman Empire general Tiberius defeats Dalmatae on the river Bathinus.
  • 435
    Deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Nestorius, considered the originator of Nestorianism, is exiled by Roman Emperor Theodosius II to a monastery in Egypt.
  • 1031
    Olaf II of Norway is canonised as Saint Olaf by Grimketel, the English Bishop of Selsey.
  • 1601
    Long War: Austria captures Transylvania in the Battle of Guruslău.
  • 1645
    Thirty Years’ War: the Second Battle of Nördlingen sees French forces defeating those of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1678
    Robert LaSalle builds the Le Griffon, the first known ship built on the Great Lakes.
  • 1811
    First ascent of Jungfrau, third highest summit in the Bernese Alps by brothers Johann Rudolf and Hieronymus Meyer.
  • 1852
    Harvard wins the first Boat Race between Yale and Harvard. The race is also the first American intercollegiate athletic event
  • 1900
    The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company is founded.
  • 1907
    Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis fines Standard Oil of Indiana a record $29.4 million for illegal rebating to freight carriers; the conviction and fine are later reversed on appeal.
  • 1921
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis confirms the ban of the eight Chicago Black Sox, the day after they were acquitted by a Chicago court.
  • 1948
    Whittaker Chambers accuses Alger Hiss of being a communist and a spy for the Soviet Union.
  • 1949
    The National Basketball Association is founded in the United States.
  • 1958
    The nuclear submarine USS Nautilus travels beneath the Arctic ice cap.
  • 1959
    Portugal’s state police force PIDE fires upon striking workers in Bissau, Portuguese Guinea, killing over 50 people.
  • 1972
    The United States Senate ratifies the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  • 1977
    The United States Senate begins its hearing on Project MKULTRA.
  • 2004
    The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty reopens after being closed since the September 11 attacks.
  • 2007
    Former Deputy Director of the Chilean secret police Raúl Iturriaga is captured after having been on the run following a conviction for kidnapping.
  • 2010
    Widespread rioting erupts in Karachi, Pakistan, after the assassination of a local politician, leaving at least 85 dead and at least 17 billion Pakistani rupees (US$200 million) in damage.

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