3 February

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The February 3 is the 34th day of the Gregorian calendar , thus remain 331 days (in leap years 332 days) by year end.

Historical anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

  • 0301 : The regent of the insane Chinese Emperor Jin Huidi , Sima Lun , has the emperor deposed and his Crown Prince Sima Zang executed. He then made himself emperor.
1018: Report of the marriage
1451: Mehmed II.
1488: Location of Mossel Bay
1830: Ioannis Kapodistrias
1937: Gonzalo Queipo de Llano
1944: US soldiers on Kwajalein
1958: The three Benelux countries
1976: Maputo in southern Mozambique

economy

1637: Pamphlet of the tulip mania
1962: The France

science and technology

1994: The launch of STS-60

Culture

1959: Memorial at the Mason City crash site

society

religion

Disasters

  • 1825 : The February flood , one as holm flood called storm surge , causing severe damage to the entire North Sea coast and will cost around 800 lives. Parts of Sylt are torn into the sea, northern Jutland becomes an island.
1931: The "Twin Cities" Napier and Hastings
  • 1931 : The New Zealand cities of Napier and Hastings are almost completely destroyed by an earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale and subsequent major fires. Over 250 people are killed.
  • 1972 : A snow storm sets in in Iran that will cost several thousand people their lives by February 9th.
  • 1996 : A 7.0 magnitude earthquake occurs in Yunnan Sheng, People's Republic of China, killing around 300 people.
  • 2002 : About 200 people die in a magnitude 7.2 earthquake in Afghanistan .
  • 2006 : The Al-Salam Boccaccio 98 ferry sinks in the Red Sea with 1,414 people on board. Only 387 people survived the accident.

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .

Born

Before the 18th century

Kada no Azumamaro (* 1669)

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1900

Gertrude Stein (* 1874)
Angelo Donati (* 1885)
Daisy Campi (* 1893)
Norman Rockwell (* 1894)
Mildred Trotter (* 1899)

20th century

1901-1925

Simone Weil (* 1909)
Dan Kazuo (* 1912)
Luz Machado (* 1916)
Helen Stephens (* 1918)
Zdeněk Sýkora (* 1920)
Bully Buhlan (born 1924)

1926-1950

Gerhard Schwarz (* 1930)
Marija Itkina (* 1932)
Hans Kratzert (* 1940)
Alan Watson (born 1941)
Paul Auster (* 1947)

1951-1975

Sima Samar (* 1957)
Joe F. Edwards (born 1958)
Joachim Löw (* 1960)
Emma McCune (born 1964)
Gregory Tardy (born 1966)
Warwick Davis (* 1970)
Jens P. Meyer (* 1971)
Branka Pupovac (* 1972)
Magnus Wernblom (* 1973)
Tatiana Melamed (* 1974)

1976-2000

Isla Fisher (born 1976)
Doris Mader (* 1976)
Niels Feijen (* 1977)
Amal Clooney (* 1978)
Martin Künzle (* 1980)
Sean Kingston (* 1990)
Getter Jaani (* 1993)

Died

Before the 16th century

Johannes Gutenberg († 1468)

16th to 18th century

19th century

Maximilian zu Wied († 1867)
Josefine Gallmeyer († 1884)

20th century

1901-1950

Fukuzawa Yukichi († 1901)
Woodrow Wilson († 1924)
Rudolf Herzog († 1943)

1951-2000

Fritz Berg († 1979)
Bohumil Hrabal († 1997)

21st century

Peter Schat († 2003)
Maria Schneider († 2011)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Ansgar , Franconian monk and bishop (Anglican, Protestant, Catholic, Orthodox)
    • Matthias Desubas , French martyr and preacher (Protestant)
    • St. Blaise of Sebaste , Roman martyr, bishop and patron saint (Catholic)
    • St Ia , Irish Virgin of Noble Origin, Venerated in Cornwall (Catholic)
    • Sl. Alois Andritzki , Sorbian priest and martyr (Catholic)

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .


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