Historical Events In May - 03
Friday, 04 December 2020
1923 Thr first nonstop transcontinental flight (New York-San Diego) completed on this day in history.
1923 On May - 03 1st nonstop transcontinental flight (NY-San Diego) completed
1924 Aleph Zadik Aleph is formed in Omaha, Nebraska by Sam Beber on May - 03.
1926 On May - 03 british general strike-3 million workers support miners
1926 On May - 03 pulitzer prize awarded to Sinclair Lewis (Arrowsmith)
1926 On May - 03 uS marines land in Nicaragua (9-months after leaving), stay until 1933
1926 Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63 on May - 03.
1927 On this day in history francis E.J. Wilde of Meadowmere Park, NY patented the electric sign flasher.
1928 Japanese atrocities in Jinan, China on this day in history.
1929 On May - 03 prussia bans anti-fascists
1931 On May - 03 frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59
1932 On this day in history 24 tourists begin first air-charter holiday (London-Basle, Switzerland)
1932 24 tourists begin 1st air-charter holiday (London-Basle, Switz) on this day in history.
1932 Anton Wildgans, Austr writer (Dies Irae)/dir Burgtheater, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1933 The birth of James Brown, American singer on this day in history.
1933 The United States Mint was under the direction of a woman for the first time. Mrs. Nellie Ross assumed command on this day in history.
1933 1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office on May - 03.
1934 On May - 03 bradman scores 206 Aust v Worcestershire, 210 mins, 27 fours
1936 French People's Front wins elections on this day in history.
1937 On May - 03 margaret Mitchell wins Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind"
1938 Concentration camp at Flossenbürg goes into use on this day in history.
1938 On May - 03 vatican recognizes Franco-Spain
1938 Viewers of W2XBS-TV (now WCBS-TV) watched the first book review show on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history concentration camp at Flossenburg goes into use
1939 Belly up to the bar for this one. " Beer Barrel Polka", one of the standards of American music, was recorded by The Andrews Sisters for Decca Records. Patti, Maxine and LaVerne turned this song into a giant hit on May - 03.
1939 On this day in history the All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
1939 On this day in history [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, German general, dies at 71
1941 On this day in history german air raid on Liverpool
1941 On May - 03 -4] German air raid on Liverpool
1942 Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu &Tanambogo, Solomon Islands on May - 03.
1942 On this day in history luftwaffe bombs Exeter
1942 On May - 03 nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands
1942 Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu & Tanambogo, Solomon Islands on May - 03.
1942 On May - 03 johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed