July 3rd (1878) was a Wednesday. It's the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 181 days left to the end of the year.
Famous Birthdays on July 3 in 1878
» George M. Cohan, American actor, singer, and dancer (d. 1942)
July 3rd Holidays in History
» Christian Feast Day:
» Germanus of Man
» Latest day on which Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic feast days called Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary can fall, while May 30 is the earliest; celebrated 20 days after Pentecost. (Catholic Church)
» Heliodorus of Altino
» Patriarch Anatolius of Constantinople
» Pope Leo II
» Thomas (Apostle) (Catholic and others), one of four days in the year on which Quarter Sessions sat, although the Anglican Communion and others celebrate Thomas on December 21.
» July 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
» Emancipation Day U.S. Virgin Islands named Emancipation Day (United States Virgin Islands)
» Independence Day, celebrates the liberation of Minsk from Nazi Germany known as Nazi occupation by Soviet troops in 1944. (Belarus)