Historical Events In May - 03
Monday, 03 August 2020
1923 Thr first nonstop transcontinental flight (New York-San Diego) completed on May - 03.
1923 1st nonstop transcontinental flight (NY-San Diego) completed on May - 03.
1924 On May - 03 aleph Zadik Aleph is formed in Omaha, Nebraska by Sam Beber.
1926 On May - 03 british general strike-3 million workers support miners
1926 Pulitzer prize awarded to Sinclair Lewis (Arrowsmith) on this day in history.
1926 US marines land in Nicaragua (9-months after leaving), stay until 1933 on May - 03.
1926 On this day in history napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63
1927 Francis E.J. Wilde of Meadowmere Park, NY patented the electric sign flasher on this day in history.
1928 On May - 03 japanese atrocities in Jinan, China.
1929 Prussia bans anti-fascists on May - 03.
1931 Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59 on May - 03.
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 On May - 03 the birth of James Brown, American singer
1933 On this day in history the United States Mint was under the direction of a woman for the first time. Mrs. Nellie Ross assumed command.
1933 On this day in history 1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office
1934 Bradman scores 206 Aust v Worcestershire, 210 mins, 27 fours on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history french People's Front wins elections
1937 On this day in history margaret Mitchell wins Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind"
1938 On May - 03 concentration camp at Flossenbürg goes into use
1938 On May - 03 vatican recognizes Franco-Spain
1938 On May - 03 viewers of W2XBS-TV (now WCBS-TV) watched the first book review show
1938 On this day in history concentration camp at Flossenburg goes into use
1939 On May - 03 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.
1939 The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on this day in history.
1939 On May - 03 [Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, German general, dies at 71
1941 On May - 03 german air raid on Liverpool
1941 On this day in history -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 On May - 03 japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu & Tanambogo, Solomon Islands
1942 On this day in history johan H Westerveld, lt-col/leader Order Service, executed