2020 Daily Holidays that fall on September 3, include:
Birth of Anna, Duchess of Bedford, Creator of Afternoon Tea
National Day of Prayer for Victims of Hurricane Harvey
National Skyscraper Day
National Welsh Rarebit Day
Penny Press Day
U.S. Bowling League Day
2020 Weekly Holidays that include September 3, are:
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over - August 19 - September 7, 2020 and also Winter Enforcement December 13, 2019 - January 1, 2020
International Enthusiasm Week - September 1-7
National Childhood Injury Prevention Week - September 1-7
National Nutrition Week - September 1-7
National Sweet Corn Week - September 3-7, 2020
Self-University Week - September 1-7
2020 Monthly Holidays that include September 3, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our September Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of September.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Paralympic Summer Games - August 25 - September 6, 2020
National Championship Chuckwagon Races - August 29 - September 6, 2020 (Clinton, Arkansas)
US Open Tennis Championships - August 31 - September 13, 2020
The Astrological Sign for September 3 is Virgo.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of September are:
Aster - symbols of powerful love.
Morning Glory - simple symbols of affection.
The Birthstone(s) for September is Sapphires:
Sapphires have a centuries long association with royalty and romance, and September's birthstone jewelry incorporates beautiful sapphire gems.
1923 - Glen Bell, American businessman who founded Taco Bell (d. 2010)
1986 - Shaun White, American snowboarder, skateboarder and guitarist, three time Olympic gold medalist
1658 - Oliver Cromwell, English general and politician (b. 1599)
1970 - Vince Lombardi, American football player and coach (b. 1913)
2015 - Judy Carne, English actress and comedian who was on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (b. 1939)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1921 - American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway marries Hadley Richardson
1977 - Actress Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie) marries Charles Donald Fegert
Quote of the Day
September 3rd is the Birth of Anna, Duchess of Bedford, Creator of Afternoon Tea!
Americans don't practice this custom, but in Countries like the U.K. and Australia, it is customary to have Afternoon Tea! A cup of tea and a mini-meal to help you make it to dinner time.
In addition to tea, it is customary to serve cut up small sandwiches, scones with jam or cream, sweet pastries and cakes.
We lived in Australia for four years and this is a custom that I LOVE! Just taking a break from the events of the day, to unwind and relax with a cup of tea, a snack, and perhaps a good book, or the company of a friend!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
A healthy weight loss meals guide will allow you to plan healthy meals. Weight loss is an extremely complicated process. Scientists are just beginning to understand the systems involved in weight loss and weight gain, and your hormones that store and release fat.
Many different theories abound that try to help you lose weight. They mostly fail. Studies seem to show that you need to eat healthy carbohydrates, healthy proteins, healthy fats, unlimited non-starchy veggies, and fruit. Not too difficult of a Lifestyle Solution! Let’s go with that and make a generic weight loss meal guide.
301 - Saint Marinus founds San Marino which is one of the smallest nations in he world and is the world's oldest republic still in existence
1189 - Richard I of England (known as Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster
1666 - During the Great Fire of London, the Royal Exchange burns down
1777 - During the Battle of Cooch's Bridge during the American Revolutionary War, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time
1783 - The American Revolutionary War ends with the signing of the Treat of Paris by the United States and the Kingdom of Great Britain
1812 - Twenty-four settlers are killed in the Pigeon Roost Massacre in Indiana
1838 - Future abolitionist Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery
1855 - During the American Indian Wars, under U.S. General William S. Harney, 700 soldiers in Nebraska avenge the Grattan massacre by attacking a Sioux village and killing 100 men, women and children
1878 - On the River Thames in London, the crowded boat Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle and over 640 die
1925 - The USS Shenandoah, the United States' first American built rigid airship was destroyed in a squall line over Noble County, Ohio, killing fourteen of the 42 man crew
1939 - During World War II, France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia declare war on Germany after the invasion of Poland
1939 - During World War II, the United Kingdom and France begin a naval blockade of Germany that lasts until the end of the war
1944 - Anne Frank (Diary of Anne Frank) and her family are place on the last transport train from the Westerbork transit camp to the Auschwitz concentration camp
1945 - Following the Victory over Japan Day, a three-day celebration begins in China
1971 - Quatar becomes an independent state
1994 - Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other
1997 - Vietnam Airlines Flight 815 crashes on approach into Phnom Penh airport, killing 64
2004 - Beslan school siege in Russia ends with over 330 fatalities, including 186 children
2017 - North Korea conducts its sixth and most powerful nuclear test
This Day in Music
1968 - Ringo Starr returns to The Beatles after quitting during the White Album sessions
1982 - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak throws the US Festival in hopes of uniting people through music and technology. 200,000 people show up for the three day event featuring Fleetwood Mac, The Police and the Grateful Dead
1982 - Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? by the Culture Club is released in the UK
1990 - George Michael release his second solo album, Listen Without Prejudice
Gypsy by Fleetwood Mac
This Day in Sports
1875 - After being introduced by British ranches, the first official game of polo is played in Argentina
1895 - John Brallier becomes the first professional American football player when he is paid $10 to play for the Latrobe Athletic Association
1928 - Baseball player, Ty Cobb records his 4,191st & final career hit as a pinch hitter for the Philadelphia A's
1935 - Sir Malcolm Campbell becomes the first person to drive an automobile over 300 mph when he reaches a speed of 304.331 miles per hour on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah
1950 - Nino Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' Champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix
1972 - During the Munich Olympics, American swimmer Mark Spitz wins the 100m Gold medal with a world record of 51.22
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. The phenomenon, in chemistry, physics and mathematics, in which an object differs from its mirror image.
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