Historical Events In May - 03
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
1961 On May - 03 maurice [Jean Jacques] Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, dies at 53
1962 Express train crashed into wreckage of a commuter train and a freight, killing 163, injuring 400 (Tokyo, Japan) on this day in history.
1963 On May - 03 martin Luther King Jr delivers his "I have a dream" speech
1963 Over 1,600 residents of Hay River and Fort Simpson airlifted to safety after towns struck by flooding; the townsites will be moved to higher ground on May - 03.
1964 On this day in history diana Wynyard, dies at 58
1965 On May - 03 cambodia drops diplomatic relations with the US
1965 On May - 03 in El Salvador a 6.0 earthquake left 125 persons dead, about 500 injured, and an estimated 48,000 homeless
1965 Pulitzer prize awarded to Irwin Unger (Greenback Era) on this day in history.
1965 On May - 03 the first use of satellite TV, Today Show on the Early Bird Satellite
1965 Howard Spring, British author (Heaven Lies About Us), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history wylie Watson, dies at 77
1967 On May - 03 black students seize finance building at Northwestern University
1968 Holland Pirate Radio Station VRON becomes Radio Veronica International on this day in history.
1968 Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer, dies at 86 on May - 03.
1969 Imre Vincze, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
1970 Candelario Huizar, composer, dies at 82 on May - 03.
1971 On this day in history erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader
1971 Nixon administration arrests 13,000 anti-war protesters in 3 days on this day in history.
1971 On May - 03 pulitzer prize awarded to John Toland (Rising Sun)
1972 On this day in history bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68
1973 On May - 03 chicago's Sears Tower, world's tallest building (443 meters), topped out
1975 On May - 03 samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross), dies at 78
1976 Pulitzer prize awarded to Saul Bellow (Humboldt's Gift) on May - 03.
1976 On May - 03 david Bruce, dies at 62
1978 On this day in history "Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US
1978 Anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II on this day in history.
1978 On May - 03 last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston
1978 On May - 03 west Indies all set to lose cricket test vs Australia at Kingston till riots end game
1978 Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1979 Margaret Thatcher becomes Britain's first female prime minister on May - 03.
1979 The Yukon River submerges Dawson under more than two metres of water; downtown declared a disaster area on May - 03.
1979 Erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76 on May - 03.
1982 On May - 03 aBC's All Talk network begins on radio (2 west coast stations)
1982 New York Times reports that military will get 25% of NASA's budget on May - 03.