On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 2021

Historical Events

  • 38 people shot and killed by security forces in anti-coup protests in Myanmar
  • Australian attorney general Christian Porter denies rape allegation involving 16-year-old girl in 1988
  • Great apes at San Diego Zoo reported given experimental COVID-19 vaccine designed for animals after earlier outbreak among the gorillas (San Diego, California) [1]
  • Sarah Everard is kidnapped, raped and murdered by a UK policeman after being arrested under false pretenses in London

COVID-19 Pandemic

US President Joe Biden criticizes lifting of COVID-19 restrictions by Texas and Mississippi as "Neanderthal thinking"


Famous Deaths

  • Joe Altobelli, American baseball utility (Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins) and manager (SF Giants, World Series Baltimore Orioles 1983, Chicago Cubs), dies at 88
  • Yuri Rozanov, Russian sports broadcaster (NTV Plus, Match TV; TEFI Award 2012), dies from cancer at 59
2021 Highlights

About March 3, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

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