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Tuesday May 3, 2022

May 3: Day of the Week

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

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

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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.
  • 1860
    Charles XV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
  • 1915
    The poem In Flanders Fields is written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae.
  • 1937
    Gone with the Wind, a novel by Margaret Mitchell, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
  • 1951
    London’s Royal Festival Hall opens with the Festival of Britain
  • 1960
    The Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • 1973
    The 108-story Sears Tower in Chicago is topped out at 1.451 feet as the world’s tallest building.
  • 1986
    Twenty-one people are killed and forty-one are injured after a bomb explodes in an airliner (Flight UL512) at Colombo airport in Sri Lanka.

Who were born on May 3?

  • 1849
    Jacob August Riis, American journalist (d. 1914)
  • 1892
    Jacob Viner, Canadian economist (d. 1970)
  • 1945
    Davey Lopes, American baseball player and coach
  • 1946
    Silvino Francisco, South African snooker player
  • 1955
    David Hookes, Australian cricketer (d. 2004)
  • 1957
    Rod Langway, American ice hockey player
  • 1965
    John Jensen, Danish footballer
  • 1975
    Dulé Hill, American actor
  • 1976
    Jeff Halpern, American ice hockey player
  • 1983
    Romeo Castelen, Dutch footballer

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