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May 3rd, 2008 (May 03 2008)DeathLeopoldo Calvo Sotelo, Spanish former Primer Minister (born in 1926)
May 3rd, 2007 (May 03 2007)EventBritish girl Madeleine McCann disappears from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal.
May 3rd, 2007 (May 03 2007)DeathWarja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss illustrator (born in 1913)
May 3rd, 2007 (May 03 2007)DeathWally Schirra, American astronaut (born in 1923)
May 3rd, 2007 (May 03 2007)DeathKnock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (born in 1932)
May 3rd, 2006 (May 03 2006)EventArmavia Flight 967 crashes into the Black Sea, killing 113 people on board, with no survivors.
May 3rd, 2006 (May 03 2006)EventZacarias Moussaoui is sentenced to life in prison in Alexandria, Virginia.
May 3rd, 2006 (May 03 2006)DeathKarel Appel, Dutch painter (born in 1921)
May 3rd, 2006 (May 03 2006)DeathPramod Mahajan, Indian politician (born in 1949)
May 3rd, 2006 (May 03 2006)DeathEarl Woods, Athlete and father of Tiger Woods (born in 1932)
May 3rd, 2004 (May 03 2004)DeathAnthony Ainley, British actor (born in 1932)
May 3rd, 2004 (May 03 2004)DeathKen Downing, British racing driver (born in 1917)
May 3rd, 2004 (May 03 2004)DeathDarrell Johnson, American baseball player (born in 1928)
May 3rd, 2003 (May 03 2003)EventNew Hampshire s famous Old Man of the Mountain collapses.
May 3rd, 2003 (May 03 2003)DeathSuzy Parker, American actress (born in 1932)
May 3rd, 2002 (May 03 2002)EventA military MiG-21 aircraft crashes into the Bank of Rajasthan in India, killing eight.
May 3rd, 2002 (May 03 2002)DeathBarbara Castle, British politician (born in 1910)
May 3rd, 2002 (May 03 2002)DeathEvgeny Svetlanov, Russian composer and pianist (born in 1928)
May 3rd, 2001 (May 03 2001)EventThe United States loses its seat on the U.N. Human Rights Commission for the first time since the commission was formed in 1947.
May 3rd, 2001 (May 03 2001)DeathBilly Higgins, American drummer (born in 1936)
May 3rd, 2000 (May 03 2000)EventThe sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usenet.
May 3rd, 2000 (May 03 2000)DeathJohn Joseph Cardinal O Connor, Catholic Archbishop of New York (born in 1920)
May 3rd, 1999 (May 03 1999)EventOklahoma City, Oklahoma is slammed by an F5 tornado killing forty-two people, injuring 665, and causing $1 billion in damage. The tornado was one of 66 from the 1999 Oklahoma tornado outbreak.
May 3rd, 1999 (May 03 1999)EventThe Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time in its history at 11,014.70.
May 3rd, 1999 (May 03 1999)EventStephen Hendry defeats Mark Williams 18-11 to win the World Snooker Championship for a record seventh time.
May 3rd, 1999 (May 03 1999)DeathJoe Adcock, American baseball player (born in 1927)
May 3rd, 1999 (May 03 1999)DeathSteve Chiasson, Canadian ice hockey player (born in 1967)
May 3rd, 1997 (May 03 1997)DeathNarciso Yepes, Spanish classical guitarist (born in 1927)
May 3rd, 1996 (May 03 1996)DeathAlex Kellner, American baseball player (born in 1924)
May 3rd, 1996 (May 03 1996)DeathJack Weston, American actor (born in 1924)
May 3rd, 1994 (May 03 1994)DeathEzra Taft Benson, thirteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (born in 1899) Jesus Christ Quotes
May 3rd, 1992 (May 03 1992)DeathGeorge Murphy, American dancer, actor and politician (born in 1902)
May 3rd, 1991 (May 03 1991)EventThe Declaration of Windhoek is signed.
May 3rd, 1991 (May 03 1991)DeathJerzy Kosinski, Polish-born writer (born in 1933)
May 3rd, 1991 (May 03 1991)DeathMohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer and composer (born in 1907)
May 3rd, 1989 (May 03 1989)DeathChristine Jorgensen, American transsexual (born in 1926)
May 3rd, 1989 (May 03 1989)DeathEdward Ochab, Polish Communist politician (born in 1906)
May 3rd, 1988 (May 03 1988)DeathLev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (born in 1908)
May 3rd, 1987 (May 03 1987)EventA crash by Bobby Allison at the Talladega Superspeedway, Alabama fencing at the start-finish line would lead NASCAR to develop restrictor plate racing the following season both at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega.
May 3rd, 1987 (May 03 1987)DeathDalida, French singer (born in 1933)
May 3rd, 1986 (May 03 1986)EventTwenty-one people are killed and forty-one are injured after a bomb explodes in an airliner (Flight UL512) at Colombo airport in Sri Lanka.
May 3rd, 1985 (May 03 1985)BirthGreg Raposo, American pop/rock singer
May 3rd, 1984 (May 03 1984)BirthNam Sang-mi, South Korean actress and model
May 3rd, 1984 (May 03 1984)BirthCheryl Burke, American professional dancer
May 3rd, 1983 (May 03 1983)BirthJoseph Addai, American football player
May 3rd, 1983 (May 03 1983)BirthRomeo Castelen, Dutch footballer
May 3rd, 1983 (May 03 1983)BirthMarton Fulop, Hungarian footballer
May 3rd, 1983 (May 03 1983)BirthMyriam Fares, Lebanese singer
May 3rd, 1982 (May 03 1982)BirthIgor Olshansky, Ukrainian-born American football player
May 3rd, 1981 (May 03 1981)BirthFarrah Franklin, American singer (former member of Destiny s Child)
May 3rd, 1980 (May 03 1980)BirthZuzana Ondraskova, Czech tennis player
May 3rd, 1980 (May 03 1980)BirthMarcel Vigneron, American chef (Top Chef)
May 3rd, 1979 (May 03 1979)EventConservative Party leader Margaret Thatcher becomes the United Kingdom s first female prime minister as the Labour government is ousted in parliamentary elections.Margaret Thatcher Quotes
May 3rd, 1979 (May 03 1979)BirthSteve Mack, American professional wrestler
May 3rd, 1978 (May 03 1978)EventThe first unsolicited bulk commercial e-mail (which would later become known as "spam") is sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANET address on the west coast of the United States.
May 3rd, 1978 (May 03 1978)BirthPaul Banks, American vocalist (Interpol)
May 3rd, 1978 (May 03 1978)BirthChristina Hendricks, American actress
May 3rd, 1978 (May 03 1978)BirthLawrence Tynes, American football player
May 3rd, 1977 (May 03 1977)BirthMashima Hiro, Japanese Mangaka of Rave Master and Fairy Tail
May 3rd, 1977 (May 03 1977)BirthRyan Dempster, American baseball player
May 3rd, 1976 (May 03 1976)BirthJeff Halpern, American ice hockey player
May 3rd, 1975 (May 03 1975)BirthMaksim Mrvica, Croatian pianist
May 3rd, 1975 (May 03 1975)BirthEva Santolaria, Spanish actress
May 3rd, 1975 (May 03 1975)BirthDule Hill, American actor
May 3rd, 1974 (May 03 1974)BirthPrincess Haya bint Hussein of Jordan Hussein of Jordan Quotes
May 3rd, 1973 (May 03 1973)EventThe Sears Tower in Chicago is topped out as the world s tallest building.
May 3rd, 1972 (May 03 1972)BirthShonie Carter, American MMA fighter
May 3rd, 1972 (May 03 1972)BirthSuzi Suzuki, former Japanese adult actress
May 3rd, 1972 (May 03 1972)DeathBruce Cabot, American film actor (born in 1904)
May 3rd, 1971 (May 03 1971)BirthDamon Dash, American label executive
May 3rd, 1971 (May 03 1971)BirthJosey Scott, American singer (Saliva)
May 3rd, 1970 (May 03 1970)BirthJeffrey Sebelia, American fashion designer
May 3rd, 1969 (May 03 1969)BirthDaryl F. Mallett, American writer/editor
May 3rd, 1969 (May 03 1969)DeathZakir Hussain, 3rd President of India, (born in 1897)
May 3rd, 1968 (May 03 1968)BirthShane Minor, American singer
May 3rd, 1966 (May 03 1966)BirthPeter Abbay, American actor
May 3rd, 1966 (May 03 1966)BirthFirdous Bamji, Indian-American actor
May 3rd, 1966 (May 03 1966)BirthDarren Morgan, Welsh snooker player
May 3rd, 1965 (May 03 1965)BirthRob Brydon, Welsh comedian
May 3rd, 1965 (May 03 1965)BirthJohn Jensen, Danish footballer
May 3rd, 1964 (May 03 1964)BirthRon Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player
May 3rd, 1963 (May 03 1963)EventThe police force in Birmingham, Alabama switches tactics and responds with violent force to stop the "Birmingham campaign" protesters. Images of the violent suppression are transmitted worldwide, bringing newfound attention to the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
May 3rd, 1963 (May 03 1963)BirthJeff Hornacek, American basketball player
May 3rd, 1963 (May 03 1963)BirthJamie Reeves, British strongman
May 3rd, 1963 (May 03 1963)BirthSally Whittaker, English actress
May 3rd, 1962 (May 03 1962)BirthAnders Graneheim, Swedish bodybuilder
May 3rd, 1961 (May 03 1961)BirthSteve McClaren, English football manager
May 3rd, 1961 (May 03 1961)BirthJoe Murray, American cartoonist
May 3rd, 1961 (May 03 1961)BirthDavid Vitter American politician
May 3rd, 1960 (May 03 1960)EventThe Off-Broadway musical comedy, The Fantasticks, opens in New York City s Greenwich Village, eventually becoming the longest-running musical of all time.
May 3rd, 1960 (May 03 1960)EventThe Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.Anne Frank Quotes
May 3rd, 1960 (May 03 1960)BirthAmy Steel, American actress
May 3rd, 1959 (May 03 1959)BirthDavid Ball, English musician (Soft Cell)
May 3rd, 1959 (May 03 1959)BirthUma Bharati, Indian politician
May 3rd, 1959 (May 03 1959)BirthBen Elton, British comedian and authorBen Elton Quotes
May 3rd, 1958 (May 03 1958)BirthKevin Kilner, American actor
May 3rd, 1958 (May 03 1958)BirthSandi Toksvig, Danish comedian and radio presenter
May 3rd, 1958 (May 03 1958)DeathFrank Foster, English cricketer (born in 1889)
May 3rd, 1957 (May 03 1957)EventWalter O Malley, the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, agrees to move the team from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California.
May 3rd, 1957 (May 03 1957)BirthRod Langway, American ice hockey player
May 3rd, 1956 (May 03 1956)BirthMarc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
May 3rd, 1955 (May 03 1955)BirthDavid Hookes, Australian cricketer (died in 2004)
May 3rd, 1954 (May 03 1954)BirthGary Young, American drummer (Pavement)
May 3rd, 1952 (May 03 1952)EventLieutenant Colonels Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict of the United States land a plane at the North Pole.
May 3rd, 1952 (May 03 1952)BirthAllan Wells, British athlete
May 3rd, 1952 (May 03 1952)BirthCaitlin Clarke. American actress (died in 2004)
May 3rd, 1951 (May 03 1951)EventLondon s Royal Festival Hall opens.
May 3rd, 1951 (May 03 1951)EventThe Festival of Britain opens.
May 3rd, 1951 (May 03 1951)EventThe United States Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees begin their closed door hearings into the dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur by U.S. President Harry Truman.Douglas MacArthur Quotes
May 3rd, 1951 (May 03 1951)EventThe Kentucky Derby is televised for the first time.
May 3rd, 1951 (May 03 1951)BirthChristopher Cross, American musician
May 3rd, 1951 (May 03 1951)BirthTatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer
May 3rd, 1949 (May 03 1949)BirthRon Wyden, American politicianRon Wyden Quotes
May 3rd, 1948 (May 03 1948)EventThe U.S. Supreme Court rules that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to blacks and other minorities are legally unenforceable.
May 3rd, 1948 (May 03 1948)BirthChris Mulkey, American actor
May 3rd, 1947 (May 03 1947)EventNew post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect.
May 3rd, 1947 (May 03 1947)BirthDoug Henning, Canadian magician (died in 2000)
May 3rd, 1946 (May 03 1946)EventThe International Military Tribunal for the Far East begins in Tokyo with twenty-eight Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
May 3rd, 1946 (May 03 1946)BirthNorm Chow, American football coach
May 3rd, 1946 (May 03 1946)BirthSilvino Francisco, South African snooker player
May 3rd, 1945 (May 03 1945)EventWorld War II: Sinking of the prison ships Cap Arcona, Thielbek and Deutschland by the Royal Air Force in Lubeck Bay.
May 3rd, 1945 (May 03 1945)BirthDavey Lopes, American baseball player and coach
May 3rd, 1942 (May 03 1942)EventWorld War II: Japanese naval troops invade Tulagi Island in the Solomon Islands during the first part of Operation Mo that results in the Battle of the Coral Sea between Japanese forces and forces from the United States and Australia. Solomon Quotes
May 3rd, 1942 (May 03 1942)BirthVera Caslavska, Czech gymnast
May 3rd, 1942 (May 03 1942)BirthDave Marash, American journalist
May 3rd, 1942 (May 03 1942)BirthC.L. Otter, American politician, governor of Idaho
May 3rd, 1942 (May 03 1942)DeathThorvald Stauning, Prime Minister of Denmark (born in 1873)
May 3rd, 1941 (May 03 1941)BirthEdward "Monk" Malloy, American university president
May 3rd, 1940 (May 03 1940)BirthKonrad "Conny" Plank, German record producer and musician
May 3rd, 1940 (May 03 1940)BirthClemens Westerhof, Dutch football manager
May 3rd, 1939 (May 03 1939)EventThe All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.Subhash Chandra Bose Quotes
May 3rd, 1938 (May 03 1938)BirthChris Cannizzaro, American baseball player
May 3rd, 1937 (May 03 1937)EventGone with the Wind, a novel by Margaret Mitchell, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
May 3rd, 1937 (May 03 1937)BirthNelida Pinon, Brazilian writer
May 3rd, 1935 (May 03 1935)BirthRon Popeil, American inventor
May 3rd, 1934 (May 03 1934)BirthHenry Cooper, English boxer
May 3rd, 1934 (May 03 1934)BirthGeorges Moustaki, Egyptian born Greek-French singer and songwriter
May 3rd, 1934 (May 03 1934)BirthFrankie Valli, American singer (The Four Seasons)
May 3rd, 1933 (May 03 1933)EventNellie Tayloe Ross becomes the first woman to head the United States Mint.
May 3rd, 1933 (May 03 1933)BirthJames Brown, American singer and dancer (died in 2006)James Brown Quotes
May 3rd, 1933 (May 03 1933)BirthSteven Weinberg, American physicist, Nobel laureate
May 3rd, 1933 (May 03 1933)BirthAlex Cord, American actor
May 3rd, 1932 (May 03 1932)BirthRobert Osborne, American film historian
May 3rd, 1928 (May 03 1928)EventJapanese atrocities in Jinan, China.
May 3rd, 1928 (May 03 1928)BirthDave Dudley, American singer (died in 2003)
May 3rd, 1924 (May 03 1924)EventAleph Zadik Aleph is formed in Omaha, Nebraska by Sam Beber.
May 3rd, 1924 (May 03 1924)BirthYehuda Amichai, Israeli poet (died in 2000)
May 3rd, 1924 (May 03 1924)BirthKen Tyrrell, English founder of eponymous F1 racing team (died in 2001)
May 3rd, 1923 (May 03 1923)BirthRalph Hall, American politician
May 3rd, 1923 (May 03 1923)BirthGeorge Hadjinikos, Greek pianist and conductor
May 3rd, 1922 (May 03 1922)BirthLen Shackleton, English former footballer (died in 2000)
May 3rd, 1921 (May 03 1921)EventWest Virginia imposes the first state sales tax.
May 3rd, 1921 (May 03 1921)BirthSugar Ray Robinson, American boxer (died in 1989)
May 3rd, 1921 (May 03 1921)BirthJoe Ames, American singer (died in 2007)
May 3rd, 1921 (May 03 1921)DeathTheodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (born in 1883)
May 3rd, 1920 (May 03 1920)BirthJohn Lewis, American jazz pianist and composer (Modern Jazz Quartet) (died in 2001)
May 3rd, 1919 (May 03 1919)BirthJohn Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (died in 2004)
May 3rd, 1919 (May 03 1919)BirthPete Seeger, American singer
May 3rd, 1918 (May 03 1918)BirthTed Bates, English former footballer (died in 2003)
May 3rd, 1918 (May 03 1918)DeathCharlie Soong, Christian Missionary
May 3rd, 1917 (May 03 1917)BirthBetty Comden, American lyricist (died in 2006)
May 3rd, 1916 (May 03 1916)EventThe leaders of the Easter Rising are executed in Dublin.
May 3rd, 1916 (May 03 1916)BirthLeopold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (died in 2006)
May 3rd, 1915 (May 03 1915)BirthStu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler and trainer (died in 2003)
May 3rd, 1913 (May 03 1913)BirthWilliam Inge, American playwright (died in 1973)
May 3rd, 1912 (May 03 1912)BirthVirgil Fox, American organist (died in 1980)Virgil Fox Quotes
May 3rd, 1910 (May 03 1910)BirthNorman Corwin, American radio pioneer
May 3rd, 1906 (May 03 1906)BirthAnna E. Roosevelt, American radio personality, daughter of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (died in 1975)Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotes
May 3rd, 1906 (May 03 1906)BirthMary Astor, Academy Award-winning American actress (died in 1987)
May 3rd, 1905 (May 03 1905)BirthWerner Fenchel, German mathematician (died in 1988)
May 3rd, 1905 (May 03 1905)BirthSebastian Shaw, English actor (died in 1994)
May 3rd, 1903 (May 03 1903)BirthBing Crosby, American singer and actor (died in 1977)
May 3rd, 1902 (May 03 1902)BirthAlfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1984)Alfred Nobel Quotes
May 3rd, 1901 (May 03 1901)EventThe Great Fire of 1901 begins in Jacksonville, Florida.
May 3rd, 1901 (May 03 1901)BirthGino Cervi, Italian actor (died in 1974)
May 3rd, 1898 (May 03 1898)BirthGolda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel (died in 1978)Golda Meir Quotes
May 3rd, 1896 (May 03 1896)BirthDodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (died in 1990)
May 3rd, 1896 (May 03 1896)BirthKarl Allmenroder, German World War I Ace (died in 1917)
May 3rd, 1895 (May 03 1895)BirthCornelius Van Til, philosopher and Christian apologist (died in 1987) Philo Quotes
May 3rd, 1893 (May 03 1893)BirthKonstantine Gamsakhurdia, Georgian writer and public benefactor (died in 1975)
May 3rd, 1892 (May 03 1892)BirthGeorge Paget Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1975)
May 3rd, 1891 (May 03 1891)BirthTadeusz Peiper, Polish poet (died in 1969)
May 3rd, 1888 (May 03 1888)BirthBeulah Bondi, American actress (died in 1981)
May 3rd, 1886 (May 03 1886)BirthMarcel Dupre, French organist and composer (died in 1971)
May 3rd, 1879 (May 03 1879)BirthFergus McMaster, Australian businessman (died in 1950)
May 3rd, 1877 (May 03 1877)BirthKarl Abraham, German psychoanalyst (died in 1925) Abraham Quotes
May 3rd, 1874 (May 03 1874)BirthFrancois Coty, French perfume manufacturer (died in 1934)
May 3rd, 1874 (May 03 1874)BirthV. Walfrid Ekman, Swedish oceanographer (died in 1954)
May 3rd, 1873 (May 03 1873)BirthPavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian general (died in 1945)
May 3rd, 1870 (May 03 1870)BirthPrincess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (died in 1948)
May 3rd, 1867 (May 03 1867)EventThe Hudson s Bay Company gives up all claims to Vancouver Island.
May 3rd, 1867 (May 03 1867)BirthJ.T. Hearne, English cricketer (died in 1944)
May 3rd, 1861 (May 03 1861)BirthEmmett Dalton, American outlaw (died in 1937)
May 3rd, 1860 (May 03 1860)EventCharles XV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
May 3rd, 1860 (May 03 1860)BirthJohn Scott Haldane, Scottish physiologist (died in 1936)John Scott Quotes
May 3rd, 1860 (May 03 1860)BirthVito Volterra, Italian mathematician (died in 1940)
May 3rd, 1859 (May 03 1859)BirthAndy Adams, American author (died in 1935)
May 3rd, 1857 (May 03 1857)BirthGeorge Gore, American baseball player (died in 1933)
May 3rd, 1856 (May 03 1856)DeathAdolphe Charles Adam, French composer (born in 1803)
May 3rd, 1849 (May 03 1849)EventThe May Uprising in Dresden beginsthe last of the German revolutions of 1848.
May 3rd, 1849 (May 03 1849)BirthBernhard von Bulow, Chancellor of Germany (died in 1929)
May 3rd, 1844 (May 03 1844)BirthRichard D Oyly Carte, English theatrical impresario (died in 1901)
May 3rd, 1839 (May 03 1839)DeathFerdinando Paer, Italian composer (born in 1771)
May 3rd, 1837 (May 03 1837)EventThe University of Athens is founded.
May 3rd, 1835 (May 03 1835)BirthAlfred Austin, English poet (died in 1913)Alfred Austin Quotes
May 3rd, 1830 (May 03 1830)EventThe Canterbury and Whitstable Railway is openedied in It is the first steam hauled passenger railway to issue season tickets and include a tunnel.
May 3rd, 1826 (May 03 1826)BirthCharles, Crown Prince of Sweden-Norway (died in 1872)
May 3rd, 1815 (May 03 1815)EventNeapolitan War: Joachim Murat, King of Naples is defeated by the Austrians at the Battle of Tolentino, the decisive engagement of the war.
May 3rd, 1808 (May 03 1808)EventFinnish War: Sweden loses the fortress of Sveaborg to Russia.
May 3rd, 1808 (May 03 1808)EventPeninsular War: The Madrid rebels who rose up on May 2 are fired upon near Principe Pio hill.
May 3rd, 1802 (May 03 1802)EventWashington, D.C. is incorporated as a city.
May 3rd, 1793 (May 03 1793)DeathMartin Gerbert, German theologian and historian (born in 1720)
May 3rd, 1791 (May 03 1791)EventThe Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
May 3rd, 1779 (May 03 1779)DeathJohn Winthrop, American astronomer (born in 1714)
May 3rd, 1768 (May 03 1768)BirthCharles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (died in 1838)
May 3rd, 1764 (May 03 1764)BirthElisabeth of France, sister of Louis XVI, guillotined 1794
May 3rd, 1764 (May 03 1764)DeathFrancesco Algarotti, Italian philosopher (born in 1712) Philo Quotes
May 3rd, 1763 (May 03 1763)DeathGeorge Psalmanazar, British impostor (born in 1679)
May 3rd, 1761 (May 03 1761)BirthAugust von Kotzebue, German dramatist (died in 1819)August von Kotzebue Quotes
May 3rd, 1758 (May 03 1758)DeathPope Benedict XIV (born in 1675)
May 3rd, 1752 (May 03 1752)DeathSamuel Ogle, British provincial Governor of Maryland (born in c. 1692)
May 3rd, 1750 (May 03 1750)DeathJohn Willison, Scottish minister and writer (born in 1680)John Scott Quotes
May 3rd, 1724 (May 03 1724)DeathJohn Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (born in 1662)
May 3rd, 1715 (May 03 1715)Event"Edmund Halley s" total solar eclipse (the last one visible in London, United Kingdom for almost 900 years).
May 3rd, 1713 (May 03 1713)BirthAlexis Clairault, French mathematician (died in 1765)
May 3rd, 1704 (May 03 1704)DeathHeinrich Ignaz Biber, Bohemian composer (born in 1644)
May 3rd, 1695 (May 03 1695)BirthHenri Pitot, Italian-born French engineer (died in 1771)
May 3rd, 1693 (May 03 1693)DeathClaude de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French courtier (born in 1607)
May 3rd, 1679 (May 03 1679)DeathJames Sharp, English archbishop (assassinated) (born in 1613)
May 3rd, 1662 (May 03 1662)BirthMatthaus Daniel Poppelmann, German architect (died in 1736)
May 3rd, 1622 (May 03 1622)DeathPedro Paez, Spanish Jesuit missionary (born in 1564)
May 3rd, 1606 (May 03 1606)DeathHenry Garnet, English Jesuit (executed) (born in 1555)
May 3rd, 1598 (May 03 1598)DeathAnna Guarini, Italian singer (born in 1563)
May 3rd, 1494 (May 03 1494)EventChristopher Columbus first sights land that will be called Jamaica.Christopher Columbus Quotes
May 3rd, 1491 (May 03 1491)EventKongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of Joao I.
May 3rd, 1481 (May 03 1481)DeathMehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (born in 1432)
May 3rd, 1469 (May 03 1469)BirthNiccolo Machiavelli, Italian historian and political author (died in 1527)Niccolo Machiavelli Quotes
May 3rd, 1446 (May 03 1446)BirthMargaret of York, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy (died in 1503)
May 3rd, 1428 (May 03 1428)BirthPedro Gonzalez de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman (died in 1495)
May 3rd, 1415 (May 03 1415)BirthCecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (died in 1495) Richard III of England Quotes
May 3rd, 1294 (May 03 1294)DeathJohn I, Duke of Brabant (born in 1252/1253)
May 3rd, 1270 (May 03 1270)DeathKing Bela IV of Hungary (born in 1206)
May 3rd, 1160 (May 03 1160)DeathPeter Lombard, Italian scholar and bishop (born in c.1100)
May 3rd, 1152 (May 03 1152)DeathMatilda of Boulogne, Queen of England (born in 1105)
May 3rd, 0612 (May 03 0612)BirthConstantine III, Byzantine Emperor (died in 641)

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