Historical Events In May - 03
Friday, 04 December 2020
1903 On this day in history aVC Heracles (SC Heracles '74) soccer team forms in Almelo
1903 Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, singer (White Christmas, Going My Way) on this day in history.
1904 Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46) on May - 03.
1905 On this day in history albrecht Luitpold G Ferdinand Michael Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria
1906 British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey on this day in history.
1906 On May - 03 the Sinai peninsula becomes Egyptian territory
1906 On May - 03 mary Astor, Quincy IL, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky)
1907 On this day in history earl Wilson, Rockford Ohio, columnist (Midnight Earl)
1909 On May - 03 35th Kentucky Derby: Vincent Powers on Wintergreen wins in 2:08.2
1910 On May - 03 alceo Galliera, composer
1910 Artie Shaw, bandleader on May - 03.
1911 On this day in history john Rhea "Yank" Lawson, trumpeter
1912 In Halifax Nova Scotia, the first Titanic victims are buried in Halifax on May - 03.
1913 Earl Blackwell, Atlanta Ga, author (Celebrity Register) on this day in history.
1915 Evencio Castellanos, composer on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history the leaders of the Easter Rising are executed in Dublin.
1916 On this day in history henry Barbosa Gonzalez, San Antonio Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1961- )
1917 Lt. Robert G. Combe (27th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Corss at Acheville, France on May - 03.
1917 On May - 03 second attack on Bullecourt sector of Hindenburg Line in France
1917 1st performance of Ernest Bloch's symphony "Israel" on May - 03.
1917 On this day in history james Penberthy, composer
1917 On this day in history norman Callaway, NSW bat, cricketer (207 in only FC innings), dies
1918 On May - 03 charlie Soong, Christian Missionary
1919 Afghánistán Emir Amanoellah begins war against Great Britain on this day in history.
1919 On May - 03 america's first passenger flight (New York-Atlantic City)
1919 On May - 03 afghanistan Emir Amanoellah begins war against Great Britain
1919 Betty Comden, Bkln, song writer (Comden & Green-Bells are Ringing) on this day in history.
1920 On May - 03 sugar Ray Robinson, [Walter Smith], middle/welterweight boxer (champ)
1921 West Virginia imposes first state sales tax on May - 03.
1921 On this day in history west Virginia imposes 1st state sales tax
1921 Vasco dos Santos Goncalves, Portuguese leftist colonel on this day in history.
1922 Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium on this day in history.
1922 Salt layer find at Winterswijk on this day in history.
1922 On May - 03 marina Svetlova, ballerina/choreographer (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo)