On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 2016

Historical Events

  • Yoshinori Ohsumi from Japan wins Nobel Prize for Medicine for research into autophagy

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Marie Johnson, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), dies of congestive heart failure at 72
2016 Highlights

About October 3, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra