3 May

3 May

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 3rd, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 3rd in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Press freedom day
  • World Asthma Day
  • World Press Freedom Day
  • National Lumpy Rug Day
  • National Two Different Colored Shoes Day
  • Poem on Your Pillow Day
  • National Paranormal Day
  • National Garden Meditation Day

Historic Events

1979: Margaret Thatcher becomes the first woman prime minister of Great Britain in 1979.

1971: James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King Jr.‘s assassin, is caught in a jailbreak attempt in 1971

1913: The first Indian(Bollywood) full-length feature film is premiered in 1913.

1890: Dating back to 1890 this is perhaps the first photo ever taken of a surfer. The muscled Hawaiian beach man is photographed wearing a traditional loin cloth and shown standing in the shallows holding his rudimentary board. The original owner and the photographer are not known.

Dating back to 1890 this is perhaps the first photo ever taken of a surfer. The muscled Hawaiian beach man is photographed wearing a traditional loin cloth and shown standing in the shallows holding his rudimentary board. The original owner and the photographer are not known.

1945: Free French ace, Pierre Closterman on his spitfire, 1943-45

Free French ace, Pierre Closterman on his spitfire, 1943-45

1957: DOROTHY COUNT – The first black girl to attend an All white School in the United States. She’s being mocked and taunted by her white male peers at Charlotte’s Harry Harding’s School in 1957

DOROTHY COUNT – The first black girl to attend an All white School in the United States. She’s being mocked and taunted by her white male peers at Charlotte’s Harry Harding’s School in 1957

Famous Birthdays

  • James Brown was born
  • Rebecca Hall was born
  • Sugar Ray Robinson was born

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Jackie Cooper died
  • Dr Zakir Hussain died
  • Mehmed II died

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