3 August is the 215th day of the year (216th in leap years). There are 150 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1992: Percy Weasley's O.W.L. results arrive: he receives twelve O.W.L.s. There are nine Ministry raids overnight. Ron, Fred and George rescue Harry Potter from 4 Privet Drive with the help of their father's flying car. The Weasleys take Harry to The Burrow.