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Tuesday May 3, 2022

May 3: Day of the Week

May 3, 2022 is the 123rd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 242 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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May 3 Historical Event(s)

  • 1802
    Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city.
  • 1815
    Neapolitan War: Joachim Murat, King of Naples is defeated by the Austrians at the Battle of Tolentino, the decisive engagement of the war.
  • 1830
    The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway is opened. It is the first steam hauled passenger railway to issue season tickets and include a tunnel.
  • 1901
    The Great Fire of 1901 begins in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 1936
    Joe DiMaggio, familiarly referred to as Joltin' Joe and The Yankee Clipper makes his major league debut for the New York Yankees.
  • 1937
    Gone with the Wind, a novel by Margaret Mitchell, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
  • 1939
    The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
  • 1951
    The 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.
  • 1957
    Walter O'Malley, the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, agrees to move the team from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California.
  • 1960
    The Off-Broadway musical comedy, The Fantasticks, opens in New York City’s Greenwich Village, eventually becoming the longest-running musical of all time.

Who were born on May 3?

  • 1859
    Andy Adams, American author (d. 1935)
  • 1874
    François Coty, French perfume manufacturer (d. 1934)
  • 1891
    Tadeusz Peiper, Polish poet (d. 1969)
  • 1906
    Anna Roosevelt Halsted, American radio personality, daughter of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (d. 1975)
  • 1922
    Len Shackleton, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • 1949
    Ken Hom, Chinese American chef
  • 1958
    Susanna Kwan, Hong Kong singer
  • 1959
    David Ball, English musician (Soft Cell)
  • 1966
    Darren Morgan, Welsh snooker player
  • 1975
    Christina Hendricks, American actress

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