January 3rd

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The Jan. 3 (in Austria and South Tyrol : January 3 ) is the third day of the Gregorian calendar , so stay 362 (363 in leap years) days until the end of the year.

Historic anniversaries
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22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
29 30th 31

Around January 3 (January 2–4) the earth is at its closest point to the sun ( perihelion ).

Events

Politics and world events

1777: Battle of Princeton
1868: Meiji-tennō
1959: Flag of Alaska
1993: George Bush and Boris Yeltsin signing

economy

1749: First edition of the Berlingske Tidende

science and technology

1851: Foucault and the functioning of the Foucault pendulum
1999: Mars Polar Lander - flight configuration

Culture

1799: Antonio Salieri

society

  • 1956 : The transmitting station burns at a height of 276 m on the Eiffel Tower in Paris .
  • 1980 : The British-Austrian naturalist and writer Joy Adamson , who became famous for her book Born Free about the rearing of the lioness " Elsa ", is murdered by a former employee in Kenya during an evening hike.

religion

1521: Decet Romanum Pontificem

Disasters

Memorial stone to the 1976 flood

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

nature and environment

1908: Kaziranga National Park

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Cicero (* 106 BC)

18th century

Johann Casimir Häffelin (* 1737)

19th century

1801-1850

Félix Dupanloup (* 1802)
Konrad Duden (* 1829)

1851-1900

Wilhelm Pieck (* 1876)
JRR Tolkien (* 1892)

20th century

1901-1925

Ngô Đình Diệm (* 1901)
Victor Borge (* 1909)

1926-1950

W. Michael Blumenthal (* 1926)
László Sólyom (* 1942)

1951-1975

Gianfranco Fini (* 1952)
Marla Glen (* 1960)
Michael Schumacher (* 1969)

1976-2000

Andrea Cassarà (* 1984)
Kōhei Uchimura (* 1989)

21st century

2001-2025

Died

Before the 16th century

Genoveva of Paris († 502)

16th to 18th century

George Monck, Duke of Albemarle († 1670)

19th century

Maximilian of Saxony († 1838)

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

Alexander Tichonowitsch Grechaninov († 1956)
Jack Ruby († 1967)
Conrad Nicholson Hilton († 1979)
Judith Anderson († 1992)

21st century

Freddy Heineken († 2002)
Phil Everly († 2014)

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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