On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British PM Boris Johnson loses significant vote in parliament as MPs gain control of the timetable, orders whip withdrawn from 21 rebel Tory MPs

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson
  • Hurricane Dorian finally moves off Grand Bahama after stalling for more than a day bringing catastrophic devastation, killing at least 50 with over 2,000 people missing

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Unknown text by John Locke “Reasons for tolerateing Papists equally with others” (1667-68), an argument for religious toleration announced discovered at St John’s College, Annapolis

Philosopher John Locke
Philosopher
John Locke
  • Walmart says it will stop selling handguns and some ammunition and ask customers not to openly carry firearms in response to El Paso shootings

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Lindbergh, German fashion photographer and director, dies at 74