September 3rd is a special day, as it’s the day we celebrate Welsh Rarebit Day and Skyscraper Day.
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You’re about to unearth some of the most interesting historical events of all time that all just happened to fall on this special day.
Did you know that on this day in 1833, The Sun newspaper was published for the first time in New York City? It was the first newspaper to report crimes and personal events such as suicides, deaths, and divorces.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about September 3rd in history!
What memorable events happened on September 3 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Dennis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s Dune premiered at the Venice Film Festival.
A record-breaking haircut saved a sheep that had not been sheared in over five years in Canberra, Australia.
The overgrown hair was causing health problems to the sheep, which impaired its walking, so a resident named Sue Dowling relieved it by shearing off 88 lbs (40 kg) of fleece. The sheep was named Chris and was put up for adoption after its life was saved.
Microsoft purchased Nokia for $7.2 billion.
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Memorable quotes are being said or written every day. Here we have the most notable quote ever said on this day.
I learned everything I know from watching television.
American Drag Queen
In life and in painting too, I can easily do without the dear Lord, but I can’t, suffering as I do, do without something greater than myself, which is my life, the power to create.
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
National Welsh Rarebit Day
Welsh rarebit is a classic Welsh recipe that puts cheese on toast to shame. To make it, you take the traditional recipe but instead use a variety of rich Welsh cheeses and add a heartwarming ale sauce. If you’ve never tried it, make it your mission today, as it’s a true masterpiece!
National Skyscraper Day
National Skyscraper Day takes place on the birthday of the father of modern skyscrapers, Louis H.Sullivan, to honor his contribution to the creation of these architectural monoliths. Celebrate today by wandering the streets and gazing up in awe at some marvelous skyscrapers!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The Canadian government isn’t sure when Canada became a sovereign state. Its Supreme Court ruled that sovereignty occurred sometime between 1919 and 1931.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on September 3rd shares the same star sign, Virgo.
Virgo is the sixth sign in the zodiac and is represented by the goddess of fertility and agriculture. Did you know that the brightest star in the Virgo constellation is called “Spica” and is the 15th brightest star in the sky?
If you were born in September, Sapphire is your assigned birthstone. Sapphires are associated with royalty and romance. They’re said to symbolize fidelity and the soul.
If your birthday falls on this day, you would’ve likely been conceived around December 11 in the previous year.
A baby conceived on September 3, 2023, will likely be due next year around May 27.