May 03 in History – What happened on 03 May in Past

✅ Published on May 3rd, 2021 in May in History

03 May - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on May 03, the day number in a year is 123 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 124. May 03 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

May 03 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1491Nkuwu Nzinga of the Kingdom of Kongo was baptised as João Iby Portuguese missionaries.
1616The French Civil War ended after the Loudun Agreement. The war which originally began as a power struggle between the Queen Mother Marie de Medici's favorite Concino Concini (most recently the Marquis d'Ancre) and Henri II de Condé, was the front line for the throne of Louis XIII.
1660Sweden, Polar and Austria signed the Olva peace deal. The Treaty or Peace of Oliva was one of the peace treaties that ended the Second Northern War (1655–1660). The Treaty of Oliva in the same year, and the Treaty of Copenhagen, and the Treaty of Cardis in the following year marked the high point of the Swedish Empire.
1669The third President of India Zakir Hussain died. He was the first President of the country who died in office.
1722Perrier de Marivaux \ La Double Incostans \ premiered in Paris.
1765America's first medical college was opened in the city of Philadelphia.
1765The first North American Medical College opened in Philadelphia.
1791The Polish–Lithuanian Constitution of May 3, the oldest codified national constitution in Europe, was adopted by the Great Sejm.
1791The Constitution was announced on 03 May 1791 in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth of Sejam, the first modern constitution constitution in Europe.
1808Finnish War: The fort of Swaberg was lost from Sweden to Russia.
1815Austria defeated Naples King Joachim at the Battle of Tolentino.
1837The University of Athens was established in Greece.
18451600 people died in a theater fire in Canton, China.
1855American adventurer William Walker and a group of mercenaries sailed from San Francisco to conquer Nicaragua.
1887An earthquake shook Sonora and Mexico completely.
1913Raja Harishchandra, the first full-lengthIndian feature film, was released.
1913The first Indian feature film Raja Harishchandra was released. Raja Harishchandra was a silent film. It was produced by director Dadasaheb Phalke.
1913Raja Harishchandra was the first Hindi feature film in India, which marked the beginning of the Indian film industry.
1915The oldest continually operational Royal Air Force station, RAF Northolt, opened as the home to No. 4 Reserve Aeroplane Squadron.
1915Canadian physician and Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae wrote 'InFlanders Fields', later considered one of the most notable poems written during the First World War.
1920Relying on the 11th Soviet Red Army operating in neighboring Azerbaijan, Bolsheviks attempted to stage a coup d'etat in Georgia.
1921The island of Ireland was divided into two distinct territories: Northern and Southern Ireland.
1926Trades Union Congress announced a general Strike was to begin on May 3, 1926. This strike was lasted 9 days to make British Government act to prevent wage reduction and worsening conditions for 8, 00,000 locked-out coal miners.
1929The Battle of Blood Ale was fought by a razor group in Sydney, Australia.
1939The All India Forward Bloc was formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on May 3, 1939. The motive of the Forward Bloc was to rally all the left wing sections within Congress and develop an alternative leadership inside the party, after three years it was banned by the British Authorities.
1939Subhas Chandra Bose formed the All India Forward Bloc of the Indian National Congress in opposition to Gandhi's tactics of non-violence.
1939Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Bose established the Forward Bloc.
1942Second World War-Japanese forces began invading Tulagi and nearby islands in the Solomon Islands, enabling them to threaten and interdict the supply and communication routes between the United States and Australia and New Zealand.
1945Second World War-German ocean liner Cap Arcona, left to floatde fencelessly in the Bay of Lübeck with thousands of prisoners fromvarious concentration camps on board, was attacked and sunk by RAFT yphoons.
1951The Royal Festival Hall, the first post-war building to become listed Grade I, opened as the venue for the Festival of Britain.
1952First aircraft C-47 landed at North Pole on May 3, 1952 with Pilot Benedict and co-pilot Joseph O. Fletcher. The expedition, “Operation oil drum”, was attained in less than a month.
1960The Off-Broadway musical The Fantasticks made its premiere, eventually becoming the world's longest-running musical.
1961American scientist Alan Shepard became the first American traveler to go into space.
1963Police in Birmingham, Alabama, used high-pressure water hosesand dogs on civil rights protesters, bringing intense scrutiny on racialsegregation in the southern US.
1965The World’s first commercial communication satellite named “Early Bird”, formally known as Intelsat I, was used for the first time on May 3, 1965 to broadcast Today Show in United States.
1973The world's tallest building, the Sears Tower in Chicago with a height of 1,451 feet, was destroyed.
1976Pan Am 747SP landed on May 3, 1976 in New York, setting a new round the world flight speed record of 46 hours, 50 seconds for its circumnavigation of the earth. On April 25 1976 Pan Am inaugurated Los Angles/ New York to Tokyo flight services. 747SP flew from New York to Tokyo via Delhi, India and returned to New York.
1978Gary Thuerk, marketing representative of Digital Equipment Corporation, had sent the first unsolicited commercial e-mail also referred as spam to 600 people connected with ARPANET US west coast on May 3, 1978. Sending of junk email is prohibited from the existence of internet.
1991Cam neely, Canadian player of National Hockey League, was injured during Game 3 of the 1991 Prince of Wales Conference finals on 3rd May by Ulf Samuelsson. After one more injury he developed ‘myositis ossificans’ in the injured area that left him to only 162 games for the remainder of his NHL career and forced him to retire only at the age of 31.
1993On 03 May, World Press Freedom Day was declared by the United Nations to spread awareness about the importance of press freedom.
1998The European Union introduced the common currency euro which was adopted by fifteen member countries. The euro is the second most secure and prevalent currency in the world after the US dollar.
2000The sport of geocaching was born when the coordinates of acache outside Portland, Oregon, US, were posted to a Usenet group.
2001The United States lost its seat on the United Nations Human Rights Commission on May 3, 2001 due to resentment raised in many countries on the poor US voting record on several issues like land mines and the availability of Aid drugs. This was the first time the US was not the member of the UN body since it was set up in 1947.
2002An Indian Air Force aircraft, Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig 21, was crashed on May 3, 2002 into a bank in Jalandhar, Punjab, India due to engine failure. In this accident Pilot Flt Lt SK Nayak safely ejected from the aircraft but eight people were killed on the ground and 17 others got injured.
2003Australia cricket team captain Steve Waugh became the second batsman to score the most runs in Test cricket.
2006Armavia Flight 967 was crashed on 3rd May 2006 into the Black Sea. The number of fatalities was 113 in this accident that means no passenger was left alive including all the crew members and that uneventful data makes it the third highest death toll of any accident after Gulf Air Flight 072 crash in 2000 and TAM Airlines Flight 3054 crash in 2007.
2007Four-year-old Madeleine McCann was abducted while on holiday with her family in Portugal, sparking 'the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history.'
2008Jamshedpur-based Indian steel major Tata Steel Limited ie Tisco received the first license to mine coal in the UK.
2013About 160 million years old dinosaur fossils found in China's Shandong Province. These fossils are more than 130 years old. These fossils are the remains of bone and eggs found in an excavation near Jingenko village.



Famous Birthdays of May 03 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1796Horace Mann / Politician / United States of America
1870Alexandre Benois / Painter / Russia
1973Matthew Barnaby / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1884Richard Baggallay / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1958Caroline Spelman / Politician / United Kingdom
1990Ryan Morgan / Rugby Player / Australia
1988Radja Nainggolan / Footballer / Belgium
1903Luther Adler / Actor / United States of America
1908Wolrad Eberle / Athlete / Germany
1898Golda Meir / Politician / Israel
1902Ronnie Aird / Cricketer / United Kingdom
1923Eric Sykes / Actor / Britain
1985Anthony Fedorov / Actor / United States of America
1929Manuel Contreras / General / Chile
1979Kristin Harmel / Author / United States of America
1907Lincoln Kirstein / Soldier / United States of America
1978Brett Burton / Footballer / Australia
1931Thomas Stuttaford / Journalist / United Kingdom
1989Rory McIlroy / Golfer / Ireland
1939Leon Rochefort / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1946John Watson / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1941George Will / Author / United States of America
1923Ed Cassidy / Drummer / United States of America
1928Maynard Ferguson / Trumpet Player / Canada
1715Richard Graves / Author / United Kingdom
1825Thomas Henry Huxley / Biologist / United Kingdom
1937Wim Verstappen / Producer / Netherlands
1649Chhatrasal / Warrior / India
1918Tom Mead / Politician / Australia
1937Dick Dale / Singer / United States of America

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