September 3

Ante diem III Nonas September (Three days to the Nones of September); a dies comitiales, upon which Roman citizens could vote on political or criminal matters.

Feast of St. Gregory the Great, pope.
Feasts of St. Egolf, St. Remaclus


  • 1849: author Sarah Orne Jewett
  • 1916: musician Memphis Slim


  • 1658: get this--both King James I and Oliver Cromwell
  • 1967: Woody Guthrie (need I explain?)
  • 1970: Vince Lombardi

    Important Events:

  • 1189: Thousands of English Jews massacred at the coronation of Richard the Lion-hearted
  • 1650: Battle of Dunbar; Cromwell wins.
  • 1651: Battle of Worcester; Cromwell wins.
  • 1658: Execution of Cromwell; Cromwell loses.
  • 1752: America adopts the Gregorian Calendar, causing much confusion.
  • 1783: Treaty of Paris, ending US revolution.
  • 1971: John Lennon leaves UK for good, and attempts to become a US citizen; this turns out to be a bad idea in the long run.

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