March 3rd is World Wildlife Day as well as What If Cats And Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day.
Today marks day 62 of the year, and we have 302 days left of the year.
This day in history was an incredibly important day in music as one of the best singers of all time smashed the charts, but it’s not all music, there’s plenty other incredible happenings to get your teeth. Come take a look.
Did you know that on this day in 1931, the US first adopted its national anthem? The “Star Spangled Banner” got its lyrics from the poem “Defence of Fort M’Henry” by Francis Scott Key.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about March 3rd in history!
What memorable events happened on March 3 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Nintendo released Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the first fully open-world Zelda game.
Playable on the Nintendo Switch, Breath of the Wild was an instant hit among critics and players alike, who lauded it as the largest and the best Zelda game ever made.
After recording for four years, Duffy released her debut studio album “Rockferry.”
The USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine, was decommissioned in California.
In its 25 years of operation, the USS Nautilus broke nearly every single world record related to submarines and was even the first to reach the geographic North Pole. After decommissioning and being stricken from the US Navy register, this historic submarine was towed to Connecticut, which now functions as a museum.
The US National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics was founded as an emergency measure during WWI.
NACA played a crucial role in aeronautics development worldwide due to several critical design features thought up by NACA scientists and engineers. It also helped give US aircraft the edge they needed during WWII. In 1958 NACA was dissolved to create the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), with all NACA personnel and assets transferred to the new organization.
Is today your birthday? If so, you share the same birthday with Camila Cabello. Here are a few other famous people born on this day.
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Here are some unusual holidays that are celebrated on this day.
World Wildlife Day
We as humans have the terrible habit of thinking that the world belongs to us. World Wildlife Day is a reminder that we share our planet with countless other living beings, and they need protection. Take a moment today to find ways you can take action to preserve our wildlife.
What If Cats And Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if your cat or dog could do everything for itself? Today is a wonderful chance to let your imagination go wild, so get involved and share with the world what you think your precious pet could do with opposable thumbs!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Octopuses and squids have beaks. The beak is made of keratin – the same material that a bird’s beak and our fingernails are made from.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on this day share the Pisces star sign.
Pisces is the last constellation of the zodiac. It’s symbolized by two fish swimming in opposite directions, which represents the division of Pisces’s attention between fantasy and reality.
If you were born in March, your birthstone is aquamarine. The Aquamarine gem symbolizes rebirth and purity. Its name comes from a Latin word that means “seawater.”
People born on Mar 3 were likely conceived the previous year on June 10.
Babies conceived on March 3, 2023, will be due later this year around November 24.