On This Day 3 September

By TheBoldAge. Published 2020-09-03
In 1783 the Treaty of Paris was signed ending the American War of Independence; in 1939 Britain and France declared war on Germany; in 1971 Qatar regained independence from the UK; in 2000 the 1st official Merchant Navy Day was held. In 301 San Marino was founded - one of the smallest and oldest republics in the world.

Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino - founded in 301

San Marino is located within Italy and is a state in its own right. An area of just over 61km2 it has a population of approximately 34,000.

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Saint Marinus was born in 275 in Croatia and was a stonemason. He founded a monastic community on Monte Titano in 301, thereby founding San Marino which has the claim of being the oldest sovereign state as well as the oldest constitutional republic.

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Other events on this day

  • 301: founding of San Marino - one of the smallest and oldest republics still in existence
  • 1783: Treaty of Paris signed between Britain and USA ending the American War of Independence
  • 1939: Britain and France declared war on Germany
  • 1971: Qatar regained independence from the United Kingdom
  • 2000: 1st official Merchant Navy Day, rememberance day of the merchant seafarers in WWI and WWII and other wars since
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