On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 2016

Historical Events

  • Lord Lucan's death certificate is granted, 42 years after he disappeared following the murder of nanny Sandra Rivett

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Rand Paul drops out of the Republican Presidential nomination race

US Senator Rand Paul
US Senator
Rand Paul

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Barack Obama visits his first US mosque - the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque in Maryland

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Francis "Joe" Alaskey, American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and impressionist (Buggs Bunny, Daffy Duck), dies from cancer at 63
  • Mary Healy, American actress (The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T, He Married his Wife), dies of natural causes at 96
  • Saulius Sondeckis, Lithuanian violinist, conductor, orchestra leader (Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, 1960-2004), dies at 87
2016 Highlights

About February 3, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius