February 3rd observes Golden Retriever Day as well as The Day the Music Died.
We are now on the 34th day of the year, congratulations for making it this far into 2021. There are 331 days left until next year.
Everyone who was born on February 3rd shares the zodiac sign of Aquarius.
February 3 has been a very varied day for facts and past events from world records, war, technology and TV. You’ll find many interesting things that all fall on this awesome day of the year.
Did you know that on this day in 1815, Switzerland opened the world’s first commercial cheese factory? The large-scale production found real success later on in the US.
Keep reading for more facts about February 3rd in history!
What Happened On February 3 In History?
The UK hit a milestone after giving 10 million people a COVID-19 vaccination.
5 Seconds of Summer member, Luke Hemmings, posted his first YouTube video.
The video was a cover of Mike Posner's song, "Please Don't Go."
Mother Teresa and The Pope met in Calcutta where they both fed the sick.
The first weather satellite (ESSA-1) was launched into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Rock and roll musician Buddy Holly died during a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.
Musicians Ritchie Valens, and "The Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson were also on board and lost their lives. This day became known as "The Day the Music Died."
North American record was broke as temperature plunged to -81.4°F in Snag, Yukon, Canada.
Walt Disney released “3 Caballeros” in the United States.
New Zealand suffered its most fatal natural disaster in history during the Hawke’s Bay Earthquake.
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed 256 people while injuring thousands more.
World-famous circus elephant called “Jumbo” was purchased by P.T. Barnum.
Switzerland opened the world’s first commercial cheese factory.
The first paper money was issued in America in the Colony of Massachusetts.
The trend quickly caught on and eventually other colonies issued paper money as well.