What day of the week was August 3, 2005?

The day of the week August 3rd, 2005 fell on was a Wednesday.

Françoise d'Eaubonne the French activist (b. 1920) died on this day in 2005.

President of Mauritania Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya is overthrown in a military coup while attending the funeral of King Fahd in Saudi Arabia. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad becomes President of Iran.