On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 2021

Historical Events

  • MLB Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Hector Neris strikes out three Florida Marlins, setting new franchise record of 520, in his last game before becoming a free agent

Historic Event

Pandora Papers investigation reveals secret wealth of 30 current and former world leaders including Jordan’s King Abdullah II, Czech PM Andrej Babis and former UK PM Tony Blair

British Prime Minister Tony Blair
British Prime Minister
Tony Blair
  • Record rainfall in Europe when 36 inches (925 mm) of rain begins falling in northern Italian town of Rossiglione [1]

Sports History

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady becomes NFL's all-time leader in career passing yardage in 19-17 win vs NE Patriots at Gillette Stadium: Brady 22-43 for 269 yards to pass Drew Brees' high of 80,358

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Tropical Cyclone Shaheen makes landfall in Oman and Iran, killing at least nine people

Famous Deaths

  • Budge Patty, American tennis player (French C'ship, Wimbledon men's singles 1950), dies at 97
  • Cynthia Harris, American stage and screen actress (Edward & Mrs. Simpson; Mad About You - "Sylvia"), dies at 87
2021 Highlights

About October 3, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra