November 3rd is the day we officially celebrate Sandwich Day and Cliché Day.
Welcome to day 307 of 365! We’re only 58 days away from celebrating the new year… but it’s probably too early to be thinking about that yet.
You’re in for quite a surprise as we unravel all the past events that all just happened to fall on November 3rd in history.
Did you know that on this day in 1911, Louis Chevrolet incorporated the Chevrolet Motor Car Company? He had very little in the way of formal education and learned his car design skills while working for Buick.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about November 3rd in history!
What Events Happened On November 3 In History?
2020 Americans headed to the polls to vote for either Donald Trump or Joe Biden in the US Presidential Election.
The grueling election process took four whole days, with Democratic Joe Biden winning the election on November 7.
2014 The One World Trade Center opened on the original World Trade Center site.
2004 George W Bush secured his second term as President of the United States.
1975 Queen Elizabeth II inaugurated the flow of oil from the UK’s first-ever oil pipeline.
BP (British Petroleum) built the 130-mile-long pipeline in the North Sea, and the flow began on this day when Queen Elizabeth II pushed the gold-plated button at BP's control center near Aberdeen, Scotland.
1973 NASA launched the last space probe in the Mariner Program, Mariner 10.
1957 The Soviet Union sent a dog into space aboard the spacecraft Sputnik II.
The dog called Laika was the first living organism to be sent into orbit from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.Read More
1911 Louis Chevrolet incorporated the Chevrolet Motor Car Company.
1906 The International Radiotelegraph Conference in Berlin selected “SOS” (· · · – – – · · ·) as the global standard for radio distress calls.
The SOS code was implemented internationally on July 1, 1908.
1896 Martha Hughes Cannon of Utah became the first elected female State Senator in the United States.
She beat out her husband for the seat by less than 2000 votes.
1838 The Times of India was founded, making it the largest English-language newspaper in the world.
1793 Political activist and French playwright Olympe de Gouges was guillotined.
She was a martyr for Freedom of Speech. She wrote a poster called "Les Trois Urnes," which supported reestablishing the monarchy. This was a major offense during this time.
1534 The parliament of England passed the first Act of Supremacy, granting the monarch complete control of the Church of England.
1493 Explorer Christopher Columbus, on his second voyage, found Dominica and the Kalinago people.
361 AD Emperor Constantius II was baptized on his deathbed hours before passing.
Famous Quotes Said On November 3
Of all of the quotes said on this day, these are the most notable ones said on Nov 3rd throughout history.
“One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.”
– Anton Chekhov
Famous People Born On November 3
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Colin Kaepernick? See what other famous people were born on this day.
1995 Kendall Jenner
- 27 years old
- Born In:
- California, USA
1987 Colin Kaepernick
- 35 years old
- Born In:
- Wisconsin, USA
1949 Anna Wintour
- 73 years old
- Born In:
- England, UK
1988 Angus McLaren
- 34 years old
- Born In:
- Victoria, Australia
Famous People Who Died On This Day
1860 - 1926 Annie Oakley
Annie Oakley was an American sharpshooter born on August 13, 1860. She died on this day in 1926, at age 66 in Greenville, Ohio, USA.
Special Holidays On November 3
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
National Sandwich Day
In 1762 the Earl of Sandwich asked his cooks to put some food between two slices of bread, and lo, the sandwich was born. So in honor of this great man, make a sandwich today. Don’t just make any sandwich, though; make the best sandwich you can imagine!
We often shy away from clichés as much as possible, and to be fair, there are some pretty solid reasons behind that. But, that aside, it’s rather fun to poke fun at them. So seize the day today on Cliché Day and use them as much as possible, as you only live once!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Studies show it takes about 50 hours of socializing to go from acquaintance to casual friend and a total of 200 hours to become a close friend.
November 3 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
Everyone who was born on this day shares the star sign of Scorpio.
Scorpios are incredibly passionate creatures and will do their all to reach their aspirations.
If you were born in November, your birthstone is the topaz. Topaz symbolizes rejuvenation and strength while also providing loyalty, faithfulness, and everlasting friendships.
If you were born on this day, it’s likely that you were conceived on February 10th in the same year.
A baby that is conceived on this day will likely be born around July 27th, 2024.