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Sunday May 3, 2020

May 3: Day of the Week

May 3, 2020 was the 124th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 242 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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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)

  • 1481
    The largest of three earthquakes strikes the island of Rhodes and causes an estimated 30,000 casualties.
  • 1808
    Finnish War: Sweden loses the fortress of Sveaborg to Russia.
  • 1815
    Neapolitan War: Joachim Murat, King of Naples is defeated by the Austrians at the Battle of Tolentino, the decisive engagement of the war.
  • 1901
    The Great Fire of 1901 begins in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • 1916
    The leaders of the Easter Rising are executed in Dublin.
  • 1947
    New post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect.
  • 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.
  • 1952
    The Kentucky Derby is televised nationally for the first time on the CBS network.
  • 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.
  • 1999
    The southwestern portion of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is devastated by an F5 tornado killing forty-five people, injuring 665, and causing $1 billion in damage. The tornado is one of 66 from the 1999 Oklahoma tornado outbreak. This is the strongest tornado ever recorded with wind speeds of up to 318 mph.

Who were born on May 3?

  • 1849
    Jacob August Riis, American journalist (d. 1914)
  • 1877
    Karl Abraham, German psychoanalyst (d. 1925)
  • 1905
    Werner Fenchel, German mathematician (d. 1988)
  • 1910
    Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
  • 1919
    John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (d. 2004)
  • 1948
    Chris Mulkey, American actor
  • 1961
    David Vitter, American politician
  • 1961
    Joe Murray, American cartoonist
  • 1962
    Anders Graneheim, Swedish bodybuilder
  • 1981
    Farrah Franklin, American singer (former member of Destiny’s Child)

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