September 3 is the 246th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 119 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about September 3rd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about September 3rd in history!
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- Welsh Rarebit Day
- Skyscraper day
- Bring Your Manners To Work Day
- National Lazy Mom’s Day
What Happened On This Day – September 3
1995: Internet giant eBay is founded by Pierre Omidyar
The company owns ebay.com, an online marketplace and auction website.
1971: Qatar independence
The Persian Gulf state gained its independence after 55 years of British rule.
1967: Dagen H in Sweden
On this day, Swedish drivers switched from driving on the left-hand side of the road to the right.
1783: Treaty of Paris is Signed between Great Britain and the United States of America
The treaty ended the American Revolutionary War.
1752: Day skipped in the British Empire
The British Empire skipped 11 days starting September 3 when it adopted the Gregorian calendar.
1995: in 1995: eBay founded
1967: Sweden switches from left to right-hand traffic, Stockholm, 3 Sep 1967
1940: Sept 3, 1940. Colourized photo of British children taking shelter in a trench while watching an aerial battle overhead during the Battle of Britain.
Births On This Day, September 3
1965: Charlie Sheen, American actor
1929: Whitey Bulger, American mobster
1900: Percy Chapman, English cricketer
1899: Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel Prize laureate
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, Austrian/German engineer, businessman, founded Porsche
Deaths On This Day, September 3
2005: William Rehnquist, American lawyer, jurist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States
1991: Frank Capra, Italian/American director, producer, screenwriter
1962: E. E. Cummings, American poet
1658: Oliver Cromwell, English general, politician
1634: Edward Coke, English judge, politician