What Happened on September 3, 2017

Historical Events

  • 1.4 ton WWII bomb defused in Frankfurt, Germany with 60,000 people evacuated, the largest postwar

Event of Interest

Governor of California Jerry Brown issues state of emergency due to La Tuna brush fire near Los Angeles

  • North Korea conducts its sixth and largest ever nuclear test, saying it had successfully conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb
2017 History

Famous Deaths

  • John Ashbery, American poet (Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror), dies at 90
  • Sugar Ramos [Ultiminio Ramos], Cuban-Mexican boxer (World Featherweight champion 1963-64), dies at 75

Walter BeckerWalter Becker (1950-2017)

American rock bassist, guitarist, songwriter and record producer (Steely Dan - "Deacon Blues"; "Peg"), dies of esophageal cancer at 67

About September 3, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

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