Today: October 3rd, 2023

Today's date falls on a Tuesday. It is Day 276 of 2023. The decade is the 2020s.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On This Day

On this day.

Events that occur / occurred today.

  • Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to three federal firearms charges.
  • It is reported that Burger King is still open in Russia despite its pledge to exit the country.


Basic facts and information about this date:

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 40 of 2023.
  • Leap Year: 2023 is not a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1696287600.

On this day: 3rd of October.

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of October.

  • October 3rd, 1952: The first episode of the sitcom "Our Miss Brooks" is aired on television.
  • October 3rd, 1952: It is announced that tea rationing in the United Kingdom will be coming to an end.
  • October 3rd, 1953: Golf: The United States wins the 1953 Ryder Cup at Wentworth Club in Surrey, England.
  • October 3rd, 1955: The first episode of the variety show "The Mickey Mouse Club" is aired on television.
  • October 3rd, 1957: The first episode of "The Woody Woodpecker Show" is aired on ABC.
  • October 3rd, 1960: The first episode of "The Andy Griffith Show" is aired on CBS.
  • October 3rd, 1970: U.S. President Richard Nixon visits Ireland.
  • October 3rd, 1975: The Spaghetti House siege in London comes to an end after the three robbers release all of their hostages unharmed.
  • October 3rd, 1976: The mystery medical drama series "Quincy, M.E." makes its debut on NBC.
  • October 3rd, 1990: German reunification.
  • October 3rd, 1991: Bill Clinton announces that he will seeking the 1992 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.
  • October 3rd, 1992: Sinead O'Connor tears up a photograph of The Pope on Saturday Night Live.
  • October 3rd, 1993: The Battle of Mogadishu takes place.
  • October 3rd, 1995: O.J. Simpson is found not guilty of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
  • October 3rd, 1999: Football: Chelsea defeat Manchester United 5-0.
  • October 3rd, 2000: Eminem releases his single "The Way I Am".
  • October 3rd, 2002: The first episode of the anime TV series "Naruto" is aired.
  • October 3rd, 2004: The first episode of "Desperate Housewives" is aired on television.
  • October 3rd, 2008: The song "Womanizer" is released by Britney Spears.
  • October 3rd, 2012: Taken 2 (2012) is released in cinemas.
  • October 3rd, 2012: Sexual abuse allegations against deceased English media personality Jimmy Savile are made public for the first time.
  • October 3rd, 2013: Snapchat launches its new "My Story" feature.
  • October 3rd, 2022: Ukraine begins to break through Russia's defensive lines in the northeast of the Kherson region.

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Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 3rd, 2023.

  • September 3rd, 2023: Soccer: A man is arrested for allegedly assaulting Sky Sports pundit Roy Keane.
  • September 3rd, 2023: Max Verstappen claims a record 10th consecutive Formula 1 victory at the Italian Grand Prix.
  • September 4th, 2023: Smash Mouth singer Steve Harwell dies from liver failure at the age of 56.
  • September 4th, 2023: Soccer: Antony is removed from Brazil's squad following allegations of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend.
  • September 5th, 2023: Joe Jonas files for divorce from Sophie Turner.
  • September 5th, 2023: Attorneys representing Alex Murdaugh accuse the Clerk of Court of jury tampering.
  • September 5th, 2023: "Tube Girl" begins to go viral on TikTok.
  • September 6th, 2023: Mexico's Supreme Court decriminalizes abortion.
  • September 6th, 2023: Terror suspect Daniel Khalife escapes from HMP Wandsworth in London, England.
  • September 6th, 2023: The video game "Starfield" is released.
  • September 7th, 2023: That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson (Hyde) is sentenced to 30 years in prison for rape.
  • September 7th, 2023: Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary is hit in the face with a cream pie in Brussels.
  • September 7th, 2023: The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon is accused of creating a toxic workplace environment and abusing his staff.
  • September 8th, 2023: The Rugby World Cup begins in France.
  • September 8th, 2023: More than 2,600 people are killed after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Morocco.
  • September 8th, 2023: Elon Musk says that he refused to give Ukraine access to his Starlink network over Crimea to prevent a "major act of war".
  • September 8th, 2023: French President Emmanuel Macron is heavily booed during his opening speech at the Rugby World Cup.
  • September 9th, 2023: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis issue an apology for writing letters in support of co-star Danny Masterson ahead of his sentencing.
  • September 9th, 2023: Fugitive Daniel Khalife is arrested in London.
  • September 9th, 2023: Police in the Netherlands use water cannons and arrest 2,400 climate change protesters who were blocking the A12 highway into The Hague.
  • September 9th, 2023: UFC 293: Sean Strickland beats Israel Adesanya.
  • September 10th, 2023: Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales announces that he will be resigning.
  • September 11th, 2023: Soccer: Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is provisionally suspended from playing due to an anti-doping offence.
  • September 12th, 2023: American explorer Mark Dickey is rescued from one of Turkey's deepest caves.
  • September 12th, 2023: EU laws force Apple to replace its iPhone lightning charger with a USB-C charger.
  • September 12th, 2023: Thousands of people are killed in floods in Libya.
  • September 12th, 2023: Federal charges are brought against five former Memphis police officers over the death of Tyre Nichols.
  • September 12th, 2023: An investigation is launched after a Seattle police officer is filmed saying that a woman killed by a police car "had limited value".
  • September 12th, 2023: 56 people die in an apartment building fire in Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • September 12th, 2023: The game engine "Unity" announces a controversial plan to charge developers a runtime fee.
  • September 12th, 2023: NFL: It is confirmed that New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a complete tear of his Achilles tendon.
  • September 13th, 2023: Escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante is captured following a manhunt.
  • September 14th, 2023: France announces plans to ban disposable vapes.
  • September 14th, 2023: The European Central Bank raises interest rates to a record high to curb inflation.
  • September 14th, 2023: Hunter Biden is indicted on federal gun charges.
  • September 14th, 2023: NASA says that the study of UFOs will require new scientific techniques and technology.
  • September 15th, 2023: The film "Dumb Money" is released.
  • September 15th, 2023: Nearly 13,000 workers walk out of three auto plants in Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio due to a pay dispute.
  • September 15th, 2023: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis resign from their anti-child abuse charity amid criticism of their defense of former co-star and convicted rapist Danny Masterson.
  • September 16th, 2023: English comedian and actor Russell Brand is accused of rape, sexual assault, and abuse.
  • September 16th, 2023: Libya floods: The death toll rises to 11,300 in Derna.
  • September 17th, 2023: The Greater Nile Petroleum Oil Company Tower in Sudan is engulfed in flames.
  • September 17th, 2023: Ukraine's generals claim that they have broken through Russia's first line of defenses in the south.
  • September 17th, 2023: Actress Halle Berry criticizes rapper Drake for using a "slime" photograph of her without permission.
  • September 17th, 2023: An F-35 fighter jet goes missing in South Carolina after the pilot ejects due to a "mishap".
  • September 18th, 2023: Iran and the United States hold a prisoner swap.
  • September 18th, 2023: Japan says that one in 10 of its residents are now 80 years of age or older.
  • September 18th, 2023: Further women come forward with allegations about Russell Brand.
  • September 18th, 2023: Canada accuses India of killing Canadian Sikh activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
  • September 18th, 2023: Former NFL player Sergio Brown is reported missing after his mother is found dead in Maywood, Illinois.
  • September 19th, 2023: YouTube suspends the monetization of Russell Brand's channel amid allegations that he raped and sexually abused multiple women.
  • September 19th, 2023: Elon Musk suggests that X (Twitter) may start charging all users a subscription fee.
  • September 21st, 2023: The video game "Payday 3" is released.
  • September 21st, 2023: Rupert Murdoch steps down as the chairman of Fox and News Corp.
  • September 22nd, 2023: Doja Cat releases her album "Scarlet".
  • September 22nd, 2023: The iPhone 15 is released.
  • September 22nd, 2023: Canada's House of Commons inadvertently gives an ovation to a Nazi war veteran.
  • September 23rd, 2023: Rugby World Cup: Ireland defeat South Africa.
  • September 24th, 2023: Hollywood writers and studios reach a deal to end a five-month-long strike.
  • September 24th, 2023: NASA's first deep-space asteroid samples are parachuted into the Utah desert.
  • September 25th, 2023: Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro dies from cancer at the age of 61.
  • September 25th, 2023: London's Metropolitan Police confirm that they have received a number of new abuse allegations about Russell Brand.
  • September 25th, 2023: It is rumored that pop singer Taylor Swift and NFL player Travis Kelce are dating.
  • September 26th, 2023: A New York judge rules that Donald Trump defrauded insurers and banks by overvaluing his assets when he was building his real estate empire.
  • September 26th, 2023: The European Union accuses Twitter (X) of being the biggest outlet for disinformation.
  • September 27th, 2023: GB News suspends host Laurence Fox over comments that he made about journalist Ava Evans.
  • September 28th, 2023: Actor Michael Gambon, who played Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film series, passes away at the age of 82.
  • September 28th, 2023: American soldier Travis King arrives back on US soil after being expelled from North Korea.
  • September 28th, 2023: US Senator Dianne Feinstein passes away at the age of 90.
  • September 28th, 2023: The police conduct a welfare check on Britney Spears after she uploads a video of herself dancing with knives.
  • September 29th, 2023: The video game "EA FC 24" is released.
  • September 29th, 2023: The sci-fi film "The Creator" is released.
  • September 29th, 2023: The film "PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie" is released.
  • September 29th, 2023: Duane "Keefe D" Davis is charged with the 1996 murder of rap star Tupac Shakur.
  • September 29th, 2023: The United States warns of a large Serbian military build-up near the Kosovo border.
  • September 29th, 2023: A rainstorm floods parts of New York City.
  • September 29th, 2023: The horror film "Saw X" is released.
  • September 30th, 2023: Charlotte Sena (9) goes missing while riding her bike at Moreau Lake Park in upstate New York.
  • October 1st, 2023: 13 people are killed in a nightclub fire in Murcia, Spain.
  • October 1st, 2023: Golf: Europe wins the 2023 Ryder Cup at the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club in Guidonia, Italy.
  • October 2nd, 2023: The Nobel Prize goes to scientists who created the mRNA Covid vaccines.
  • October 2nd, 2023: 9-year-old Charlotte Sena is found safe after going missing in upstate New York.
  • This date: October 3rd, 2023
  • October 6th, 2023: Martin Scorsese's film "Killers of the Flower Moon" is released in movie theaters.
  • October 6th, 2023: The film "The Exorcist: Believer" is released.
  • October 6th, 2023: Drake releases the album "For All the Dogs".
  • October 12th, 2023: The video game "Assassin's Creed Mirage" is released.
  • October 20th, 2023: Blink-182 release the album "One More Time...".
  • October 20th, 2023: The Rolling Stones release the album "Hackney Diamonds".
  • October 24th, 2023: The video game "Cities: Skylines II" is released.
  • October 27th, 2023: The video game "Alan Wake II" is released.
  • October 27th, 2023: The video game "EA UFC 5" is released.
  • October 27th, 2023: Taylor Swift releases the album "1989 (Taylor's Version)".
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Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 3rd, 2023, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 3rd, 2023 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 3rd.

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Musician. Deceased
Born on October 3rd, 1954
He would have turned 69 years old today.

Al Sharpton

Born on October 3rd, 1954
He is 69 years old today.

Tommy Lee

Born on October 3rd, 1962
He is 61 years old today.

Gwen Stefani

Born on October 3rd, 1969
She is 54 years old today.

Kevin Richardson

Backstreet Boys.
Born on October 3rd, 1971
He is 52 years old today.

Neve Campbell

Born on October 3rd, 1973
She is 50 years old today.

India Arie

Born on October 3rd, 1975
She is 48 years old today.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Soccer player.
Born on October 3rd, 1981
He is 42 years old today.

Ashlee Simpson

Born on October 3rd, 1984
She is 39 years old today.

Noah Schnapp

Born on October 3rd, 2004
He is 19 years old today.



National holidays and famous events that fall on the 3rd of October.

  • German Unity Day

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • If your baby is due on October 3rd, 2023, then the date of conception was probably around January 10th, 2023.
  • A baby that is conceived on October 3rd, 2023, will be due around June 25th, 2024.

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