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August 3, 2023

August 3, 2023, was a Thursday. It was the 215th day of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

7 months and 2 days have passed since August 3, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on August 3, 2023?

  • Donald Trump pleads not guilty to election conspiracy charges.
  • Lizzo rejects allegations that she discriminated against former employees on the basis of their weight.
Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 3, 2023:

  • United States: "Seven" by Jungkook featuring Latto
  • United Kingdom: "Sprinter" by Dave and Central Cee

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Barbie" was at the top of the box office on August 3, 2023.

Facts

This date occurred 215 days ago. Approximately 7 months have passed. It was the 215th day of 2023, in week 31. The decade was the 2020s. A baby that was born on this day is now 7 months old. The Earth has experienced 2 seasons of weather since then.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on August 3, 2023.

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Events

What happened around this time?

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

  • July 4, 2023:
    • Ukraine claims that Russia has rigged the ZNPP reactor with explosives.
    • Meta announces that it is releasing a Twitter rival called Threads.
    • Sound of Freedom is released in movie theaters.
  • July 5, 2023:
    • Israel ends its operation in Jenin.
    • Soccer: Mason Mount joins Manchester United.
    • It is confirmed that cocaine was found in the White House.
  • July 6, 2023:
    • Instagram launches its Twitter rival "Threads".
    • Britney Spears claims that she was assaulted by a member of NBA player Victor Wembanyama's security team.
    • Andrew Tate loses his appeal against house arrest.
    • Elon Musk threatens to sue Meta after it launches its rival Twitter app "Threads".
  • July 7, 2023: Taylor Swift releases the re-recorded album "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)".
  • July 8, 2023:
    • Jonah Hill's ex-girlfriend leaks screenshots of their text messages and accuses him of "emotionally abusive" behavior.
    • An unnamed BBC presenter is accused of paying a teenager for explicit photos.
    • Soccer: David de Gea announces that he is leaving Manchester United.
  • July 10, 2023:
    • The young person at the center of the BBC presenter controversy states that the "allegations in The Sun newspaper are rubbish".
    • Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan agrees to support Sweden's NATO bid.
    • Russian ex-submarine commander Stanislav Rzhitsky is shot dead while jogging in a park in Krasnodar, Russia.
  • July 11, 2023:
    • Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten is released on parole after spending 53 years in prison.
    • Bank of America is fined $150 million for consumer abuses.
  • July 12, 2023: Huw Edwards is named as the BBC presenter at the center of the explicit images scandal.
  • July 13, 2023:
    • Rex Heuermann is arrested in connection with the Long Island serial killer case.
    • Carlee Russell goes missing in Alabama after reporting that she had seen a child wandering along I-495.
    • Billie Eilish releases the song "What Was I Made For?".
  • July 14, 2023:
    • The film "Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One" is released in movie theaters.
    • It is announced that Rex Heuermann has been arrested and charged with three murders in the Long Island serial killer case.
    • The music video for Jason Aldean's song "Try That in a Small Town" causes controversy due to allegations that it endorses racism.
  • July 15, 2023:
    • Elon Musk says that Twitter's ad revenue is down 50% and cash flow is negative.
    • Missing woman Carlee Russell returns to her home in Alabama.
    • MLS team Inter Miami announce the signing of Lionel Messi.
    • Soccer: West Ham midfielder Declan Rice signs for Arsenal.
  • July 17, 2023:
    • Ukraine launches a drone attack against a bridge linking Crimea to the Russian mainland.
    • Pop singer Ariana Grande separates from her husband after two years of marriage.
  • July 18, 2023: An American soldier named Travis King crosses into North Korea.
  • July 19, 2023:
    • The police in Alabama say that they are unable to verify Carlee Russell's abduction story.
    • The documentary "The Deepest Breath" is released on Netflix.
  • July 20, 2023:
    • The United States confirms that its cluster bombs are being used in Ukraine.
    • The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in Australia and New Zealand.
  • July 21, 2023:
    • The film "Barbie", starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, is released in movie theaters.
    • The movie "Oppenheimer" is released.
    • Singer Tony Bennett dies at the age of 96.
    • It is reported that Ariana Grande is dating her married "Wicked" co-star, Ethan Slater.
  • July 23, 2023: Elon Musk says that he will be rebranding Twitter as "X".
  • July 24, 2023:
    • Elon Musk replaces Twitter's blue bird logo with an "X".
    • Carlee Russell admits to lying about her abduction story.
  • July 26, 2023:
    • It is announced that Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor has died at the age of 56.
    • Senior Republican Mitch McConnell freezes mid-sentence while speaking at a conference.
    • Eagles co-founder Randy Meisner dies at the age of 77.
    • Whistleblower David Grusch claims that the United States is concealing a "multi-decade" program that captures UFOs.
    • Actor Kevin Spacey is found not guilty of sexual offences against four men.
    • A coup d'état occurs in Niger.
  • July 27, 2023:
    • Ukraine recaptures the village of Staromaiorske.
    • The European Central Bank increases interest rates for the ninth time in a year.
    • The US Federal Reserve raises interest rates for the 11th time since March 2022.
    • Soccer: David Silva announces his retirement.
    • Soccer: Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson signs for Saudi Pro League club Al-Ettifaq.
    • The Australian supernatural film "Talk to Me" is released.
  • July 28, 2023:
    • Carlee Russell is charged in connection with her kidnapping hoax.
    • The 2023 Emmy Awards are postponed due to the Hollywood actors and writers strike.
    • Calvin Harris and Sam Smith release the song "Desire".
    • Travis Scott releases his album "Utopia".
    • Tyla releases the song "Water".
  • July 29, 2023: A federal judge dismisses Donald Trump's $475 million defamation lawsuit against CNN.
  • July 31, 2023:
    • It is announced that actor Paul Reubens (Pee-wee Herman) has died from cancer at the age of 70.
    • Euphoria actor Angus Cloud is found dead at the age of 25.
  • August 1, 2023:
    • Donald Trump is indicted over his attempts to overturn the 2020 US presidential election.
    • Singer Lizzo is accused of sexual harassment and weight-shaming by her former backup dancers.
  • August 2, 2023: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife announce that they are separating after 18 years of marriage.
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  • August 4, 2023:
    • West African military chiefs say they have plans for a possible intervention in Niger.
    • It is reported that the world's oceans have set a new surface temperature record.
    • A Romanian court lifts Andrew Tate's house arrest.
    • Long Island serial killer victim "Fire Island Jane Doe" is identified as Karen Vergata after 27 years.
    • Doja Cat releases the song "Paint the Town Red".
  • August 5, 2023:
    • A large riverboat brawl in Montgomery, Alabama, goes viral on the Internet.
    • Boxing: Jake Paul defeats Nate Diaz.
  • August 6, 2023: 30 people are killed after a passenger train called the Hazara Express derails in Pakistan.
  • August 8, 2023: Oliver Anthony releases the song "Rich Men North of Richmond".
  • August 9, 2023:
    • Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio is assassinated at a political rally.
    • At least 36 people are killed after wildfires sweep through Lahaina in Hawaii.
    • A man suspected of threatening US President Joe Biden is shot dead by the FBI in Utah.
  • August 11, 2023:
    • The death toll from the wildfires in Lahaina, Hawaii, reaches 80.
    • The song "Prada" is released by Cassö, Raye and D-Block Europe.
  • August 12, 2023:
    • Soccer: Harry Kane joins Bayern Munich.
    • Boxing: Anthony Joshua knocks out Robert Helenius.
  • August 14, 2023:
    • Georgia charges Donald Trump with trying to overturn the 2020 US presidential election.
    • Soccer: Brighton midfielder Moisés Caicedo joins Chelsea.
  • August 15, 2023:
    • Soccer: Neymar joins Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal.
    • Former NFL player Michael Oher (The Blind Side) files a lawsuit against Leigh Ann and Sean Tuohy.
  • August 16, 2023: Britney Spears and her husband, Sam Asghari, separate after 14 months of marriage.
  • August 17, 2023: Mortgage rates in the United States reach their highest level in 21 years.
  • August 18, 2023: Former nurse Lucy Letby is found guilty of murdering seven babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital in England.
  • August 20, 2023:
    • Russia's Luna-25 space craft crashes into the moon.
    • Storm Hilary hits California and Mexico.
    • Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales is widely criticized for kissing Jennifer Hermoso on the World Cup trophy podium.
    • Spain win the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup after defeating England 1-0 in the final.
  • August 21, 2023:
    • Soccer: Manchester United confirm that Mason Greenwood is leaving the club due to the previous rape allegations that he was facing.
    • Hawaii wildfires: It is confirmed that 114 people are dead and 850 people are still missing.
  • August 23, 2023:
    • India's Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft lands on the south pole of the Moon.
    • Wagner boss Yevgeny Prigozhin is killed in a plane crash.
    • Donald Trump skips the Republican nomination debate.
    • Rudy Giuliani surrenders to authorities in Georgia over his 2020 election indictment charges.
    • Wrestling legend Terry Funk passes away at the age of 79.
  • August 24, 2023:
    • Japan begins to release wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean.
    • WWE wrestler Bray Wyatt dies of a heart attack at the age of 36.
    • Donald Trump surrenders to authorities in Georgia over his 2020 election indictment charges.
    • American actress Arleen Sorkin passes away at the age of 67.
    • The release of "Dune: Part Two" is delayed due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike.
  • August 25, 2023: Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales refuses to resign for kissing Jennifer Hermoso.
  • August 26, 2023:
    • "The Price Is Right" host Bob Barker dies at the age of 99.
    • Boxing: Oleksandr Usyk defeats Daniel Dubois with a 9th round technical knockout.
  • August 27, 2023: Samuel Wurzelbacher (Joe the Plumber) dies from pancreatic cancer at the age of 49.
  • August 30, 2023:
    • Hurricane Idalia hits Florida.
    • Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba is deposed by a military coup.
    • Utah family YouTuber Ruby Franke is arrested on child abuse charges.
  • August 31, 2023:
    • Donald Trump pleads not guilty to charges that he led a criminal conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election.
    • At least 74 people are killed after a fire engulfs an abandoned building in Johannesburg, South Africa.
    • Convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante escapes from Chester County Prison in Pennsylvania.
  • September 1, 2023:
    • Soccer: Mason Greenwood moves to Getafe on loan.
    • It is announced that Egyptian businessman Mohamed Al Fayed has died at the age of 94.
    • Musician Jimmy Buffett passes away at the age of 76.
  • September 2, 2023:
    • Burning Man attendees are left stranded due to heavy rains.
    • Wrestling: AEW releases CM Punk from his contract following a backstage altercation.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 3, 2023, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 3, 2023 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.
Toys

Toys in 2023

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5
The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

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

Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart

Television personality
Born on August 3, 1941
She turned 82 on this day in 2023.

John C. McGinley

John C. McGinley

Actor
Born on August 3, 1959
He turned 64 on this day in 2023.

James Hetfield

James Hetfield

Metallica
Born on August 3, 1963
He turned 60 on this day in 2023.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

American Football player
Born on August 3, 1977
He turned 46 on this day in 2023.

Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly

Actress
Born on August 3, 1979
She turned 44 on this day in 2023.

Jules Bianchi

Jules Bianchi

French race car driver Deceased
Born on August 3, 1989
He was not alive on this date.

USA

US President

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on August 3, 2023.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 3, 2023 was most likely conceived around November 10, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 3, 2023 is close to April 25, 2024.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about August 3, 2023:

  • 215 days have passed since this date.
  • 30 weeks have passed.
  • 18,579,600 seconds have passed since August 3, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 21,676,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 9,587,073,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 3,096,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 1,597,846 steps. That's roughly 710 miles!
  • Since this date, 222,955 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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