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3rd of May 1481 EVENT The largest of three earthquakes strikes the island of Rhodes and causes an estimated 30,000 casualties.
3rd of May 1491 EVENT Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries, adopting the baptismal name of Joao I.
3rd of May 1715 EVENT "Edmund Halley's" total solar eclipse (the last one visible in London, United Kingdom for almost 900 years).
3rd of May 1791 EVENT The Constitution of May 3 (the first modern constitution in Europe) is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish : Lithuanian Commonwealth.
3rd of May 1802 EVENT Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city.
3rd of May 1808 EVENT Peninsular War: The Madrid rebels who rose up on May 2 are executed near Principe Pio hill.
3rd of May 1808 EVENT Finnish War: Sweden loses the fortress of Sveaborg to Russia.
3rd of May 1811 EVENT In the first day of fighting at the Peninsular War Battle of Fuentes de Onoro frontal assults by the French army, under Marshall Massena, fail to take the town of Fuentes de Onoro, defended by the the Anglo-Portugese army commended by the Duke of Wellington.
3rd of May 1815 EVENT Neapolitan War: Joachim Murat, King of Naples is defeated by the Austrians at the Battle of Tolentino, the decisive engagement of the war.
3rd of May 1830 EVENT The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway is opened. It is the first steam hauled passenger railway to issue season tickets and include a tunnel.
3rd of May 1837 EVENT The University of Athens is founded.
3rd of May 1849 EVENT The May Uprising in Dresden begins : the last of the German revolutions of 1848.
3rd of May 1860 EVENT Charles XV of Sweden-Norway is crowned king of Sweden.
3rd of May 1867 EVENT The Hudson's Bay Company gives up all claims to Vancouver Island.
3rd of May 1877 EVENT Labatt Park, the oldest continually operating baseball grounds in the world has its first game.
3rd of May 1901 EVENT The Great Fire of 1901 begins in Jacksonville, Florida.
3rd of May 1913 EVENT Raja Harishchandra the first full-length Indian feature film is released, marking the beginning of the Indian film industry.
3rd of May 1915 EVENT The poem In Flanders Fields is written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae.
3rd of May 1916 EVENT The leaders of the Easter Rising are executed in Dublin.
3rd of May 1920 EVENT A Bolshevik coup fails in the Democratic Republic of Georgia.
3rd of May 1921 EVENT West Virginia imposes the first state sales tax.
3rd of May 1924 EVENT Aleph Zadik Aleph is formed in Omaha, Nebraska
3rd of May 1928 EVENT Japanese atrocities in Jinan, China.
3rd of May 1933 EVENT Nellie Tayloe Ross becomes the first woman to head the United States Mint.
3rd of May 1937 EVENT Gone with the Wind, a novel by Margaret Mitchell, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
3rd of May 1939 EVENT The All India Forward Bloc is formed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
3rd of May 1942 EVENT World War II: Japanese naval troops invade Tulagi Island in the Solomon Islands during the first part of Operation Mo that results in the Battle of the Coral Sea between Japanese forces and forces from the United States and Australia.
3rd of May 1945 EVENT World War II: Sinking of the prison ships Cap Arcona, Thielbek and Deutschland by the Royal Air Force in Lubeck Bay.
3rd of May 1947 EVENT New post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect.
3rd of May 1948 EVENT The U.S. Supreme Court rules that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to blacks and other minorities are legally unenforceable.
3rd of May 1951 EVENT London's Royal Festival Hall opens with the Festival of Britain
3rd of May 1951 EVENT 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.
3rd of May 1951 EVENT The Kentucky Derby is televised for the first time.
3rd of May 1952 EVENT Lieutenant Colonels Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict of the United States land a plane at the North Pole.
3rd of May 1957 EVENT Walter O'Malley, the owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, agrees to move the team from Brooklyn, New York, to Los Angeles, California.
3rd of May 1960 EVENT The Off-Broadway musical comedy, The Fantasticks, opens in New York City's Greenwich Village, eventually becoming the longest-running musical of all time.
3rd of May 1960 EVENT The Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
3rd of May 1963 EVENT The police force in Birmingham, Alabama switches tactics and responds with violent force to stop the "Birmingham campaign" protesters. Images of the violent suppression are transmitted worldwide, bringing newfound attention to the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
3rd of May 1973 EVENT The Sears Tower in Chicago is topped out as the world's tallest building.
3rd of May 1978 EVENT The first unsolicited bulk commercial e-mail (which would later become known as "spam") is sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANET address on the west coast of the United States.
3rd of May 1986 EVENT 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.
3rd of May 1987 EVENT A crash by Bobby Allison at the Talladega Superspeedway, Alabama fencing at the start-finish line would lead NASCAR to develop restrictor plate racing the following season both at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega.
3rd of May 1999 EVENT 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.
3rd of May 2000 EVENT The sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usenet.
3rd of May 2001 EVENT The United States loses its seat on the U.N. Human Rights Commission for the first time since the commission was formed in 1947.
3rd of May 2002 EVENT A military MiG-21 aircraft crashes into the Bank of Rajasthan in India, killing eight.
3rd of May 2003 EVENT New Hampshire's famous Old Man of the Mountain collapses.
3rd of May 2006 EVENT Armavia Flight 967 crashes into the Black Sea, killing 113 people on board, with no survivors.
3rd of May 2006 EVENT Zacarias Moussaoui is sentenced to life in prison in Alexandria, Virginia.
3rd of May 0612 BIRTHDAY Constantine III, Byzantine Emperor (d. 641)
3rd of May 1415 BIRTHDAY Cecily Neville, mother of Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (d. 1495)
3rd of May 1428 BIRTHDAY Pedro Gonzalez de Mendoza, Spanish cardinal and statesman (d. 1495)
3rd of May 1446 BIRTHDAY Margaret of York, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1503)
3rd of May 1469 BIRTHDAY Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian historian and political author (d. 1527)
3rd of May 1662 BIRTHDAY Matthaus Daniel Poppelmann, German architect (d. 1736)
3rd of May 1695 BIRTHDAY Henri Pitot, Italian-born French engineer (d. 1771)
3rd of May 1713 BIRTHDAY Alexis Clairaut, French mathematician (d. 1765)
3rd of May 1761 BIRTHDAY August von Kotzebue, German dramatist (d. 1819)
3rd of May 1764 BIRTHDAY Elisabeth of France, sister of Louis XVI (d. 1794)
3rd of May 1768 BIRTHDAY Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (d. 1838)
3rd of May 1814 BIRTHDAY Sir Adams George Archibald, Canadian Father of the Confederation (d. 1892)
3rd of May 1826 BIRTHDAY Charles, Crown Prince of Sweden-Norway (d. 1872)
3rd of May 1835 BIRTHDAY Alfred Austin, English poet (d. 1913)
3rd of May 1844 BIRTHDAY Richard D'Oyly Carte, English theatrical impresario (d. 1901)
3rd of May 1849 BIRTHDAY Jacob August Riis, American journalist (d. 1914)
3rd of May 1849 BIRTHDAY Bernhard von Bulow, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1929)
3rd of May 1857 BIRTHDAY George Gore, American baseball player (d. 1933)
3rd of May 1859 BIRTHDAY Andy Adams, American author (d. 1935)
3rd of May 1860 BIRTHDAY Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician (d. 1940)
3rd of May 1860 BIRTHDAY John Scott Haldane, Scottish physiologist (d. 1936)
3rd of May 1861 BIRTHDAY Emmett Dalton, American outlaw (d. 1937)
3rd of May 1867 BIRTHDAY J.T. Hearne, English cricketer (d. 1944)
3rd of May 1870 BIRTHDAY Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (d. 1948)
3rd of May 1873 BIRTHDAY Pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian general (d. 1945)
3rd of May 1874 BIRTHDAY V. Walfrid Ekman, Swedish oceanographer (d. 1954)
3rd of May 1874 BIRTHDAY Francois Coty, French perfume manufacturer (d. 1934)
3rd of May 1877 BIRTHDAY Karl Abraham, German psychoanalyst (d. 1925)
3rd of May 1879 BIRTHDAY Fergus McMaster, Australian businessman (d. 1950)
3rd of May 1886 BIRTHDAY Marcel Dupre, French organist and composer (d. 1971)
3rd of May 1887 BIRTHDAY Marika Kotopouli, Greek actress (d. 1954)
3rd of May 1888 BIRTHDAY Beulah Bondi, American actress (d. 1981)
3rd of May 1891 BIRTHDAY Tadeusz Peiper, Polish poet (d. 1969)
3rd of May 1892 BIRTHDAY George Paget Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1975)
3rd of May 1892 BIRTHDAY Jacob Viner, Canadian economist (d. 1970)
3rd of May 1893 BIRTHDAY Konstantine Gamsakhurdia, Georgian writer and public benefactor (d. 1975)
3rd of May 1895 BIRTHDAY Cornelius Van Til, philosopher and Christian apologist (d. 1987)
3rd of May 1896 BIRTHDAY Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (d. 1990)
3rd of May 1896 BIRTHDAY Karl Allmenroder, German World War I Flying ace (d. 1917)
3rd of May 1898 BIRTHDAY Golda Meir, Prime Minister of Israel (d. 1978)
3rd of May 1898 BIRTHDAY Septima Poinsette Clark, American educator and civil rights activist (d. 1987)
3rd of May 1901 BIRTHDAY Gino Cervi, Italian actor (d. 1974)
3rd of May 1902 BIRTHDAY Alfred Kastler, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)
3rd of May 1903 BIRTHDAY Bing Crosby, American singer and actor (d. 1977)
3rd of May 1905 BIRTHDAY Werner Fenchel, German mathematician (d. 1988)
3rd of May 1906 BIRTHDAY Anna E. Roosevelt, American radio personality, daughter of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (d. 1975)
3rd of May 1906 BIRTHDAY Mary Astor, Academy Award-winning American actress (d. 1987)
3rd of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Dorothy Young, American entertainer (d. 2011)
3rd of May 1910 BIRTHDAY Norman Corwin, American radio pioneer
3rd of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Virgil Fox, American organist (d. 1980)
3rd of May 1913 BIRTHDAY William Inge, American playwright (d. 1973)
3rd of May 1915 BIRTHDAY Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler and trainer (d. 2003)
3rd of May 1916 BIRTHDAY Leopold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (d. 2006)
3rd of May 1917 BIRTHDAY Betty Comden, American lyricist (d. 2006)
3rd of May 1918 BIRTHDAY Ted Bates, English former footballer (d. 2003)
3rd of May 1919 BIRTHDAY John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (d. 2004)
3rd of May 1919 BIRTHDAY Pete Seeger, American singer
3rd of May 1920 BIRTHDAY John Lewis, American jazz pianist and composer (Modern Jazz Quartet) (d. 2001)
3rd of May 1921 BIRTHDAY Joe Ames, American singer (d. 2007)
3rd of May 1921 BIRTHDAY Sugar Ray Robinson, American boxer (d. 1989)
3rd of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Len Shackleton, English former footballer (d. 2000)
3rd of May 1923 BIRTHDAY Ralph Hall, American politician
3rd of May 1923 BIRTHDAY George Hadjinikos, Greek pianist and conductor
3rd of May 1924 BIRTHDAY Ken Tyrrell, English founder of eponymous F1 racing team (d. 2001)
3rd of May 1924 BIRTHDAY Yehuda Amichai, Israeli poet (d. 2000)
3rd of May 1925 BIRTHDAY Jean Seguy, French sociologist of religions (d. 2007)
3rd of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Dave Dudley, American singer (d. 2003)
3rd of May 1932 BIRTHDAY Robert Osborne, American film historian
3rd of May 1933 BIRTHDAY James Brown, American singer and dancer (d. 2006)
3rd of May 1933 BIRTHDAY Alex Cord, American actor
3rd of May 1933 BIRTHDAY Steven Weinberg, American physicist, Nobel laureate
3rd of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Henry Cooper, English boxer (d. 2011)
3rd of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Georges Moustaki, Egyptian born Greek-French singer and songwriter
3rd of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Frankie Valli, American singer (The Four Seasons)
3rd of May 1935 BIRTHDAY Ron Popeil, American inventor
3rd of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Nelida Pinon, Brazilian writer
3rd of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Omar Abdel-Rahman, Egyptian Islamist terrorist
3rd of May 1938 BIRTHDAY Chris Cannizzaro, American baseball player
3rd of May 1940 BIRTHDAY Konrad "Conny" Plank, German record producer and musician
3rd of May 1940 BIRTHDAY Clemens Westerhof, Dutch football manager
3rd of May 1940 BIRTHDAY David Koch, American businessman, politician
3rd of May 1941 BIRTHDAY Edward "Monk" Malloy, American university president
3rd of May 1942 BIRTHDAY C.L. Otter, American politician, governor of Idaho
3rd of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Vera Caslavska, Czech gymnast
3rd of May 1942 BIRTHDAY Dave Marash, American journalist
3rd of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Jim Risch, American politician, junior senator of Idaho
3rd of May 1945 BIRTHDAY Davey Lopes, American baseball player and coach
3rd of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Norm Chow, American football coach
3rd of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Greg Gumbel, American broadcaster
3rd of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Silvino Francisco, South African snooker player
3rd of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Doug Henning, Canadian magician (d. 2000)
3rd of May 1948 BIRTHDAY Chris Mulkey, American actor
3rd of May 1949 BIRTHDAY Ron Wyden, American politician, senior senator of Oregon
3rd of May 1949 BIRTHDAY Ken Hom, Chinese American chef
3rd of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Mary Hopkin, Welsh Singer
3rd of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Christopher Cross, American musician
3rd of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Tatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer
3rd of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Caitlin Clarke. American actress (d. 2004)
3rd of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Allan Wells, British athlete
3rd of May 1952 BIRTHDAY Charles Baldwin, American political figure
3rd of May 1953 BIRTHDAY Gary Young, American drummer (Pavement)
3rd of May 1955 BIRTHDAY David Hookes, Australian cricketer (d. 2004)
3rd of May 1956 BIRTHDAY Marc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
3rd of May 1957 BIRTHDAY Rod Langway, American ice hockey player
3rd of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Sandi Toksvig, Danish born writer and broadcaster
3rd of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Kevin Kilner, American actor
3rd of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Susanna Kwan, Hong Kong singer
3rd of May 1959 BIRTHDAY David Ball, English musician (Soft Cell)
3rd of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Ben Elton, British comedian and author
3rd of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Uma Bharati, Indian politician
3rd of May 1960 BIRTHDAY Amy Steel, American actress
3rd of May 1961 BIRTHDAY David Vitter, American politician, junior senator of Louisiana
3rd of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Joe Murray, American cartoonist
3rd of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Steve McClaren, English football manager
3rd of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Anders Graneheim, Swedish bodybuilder
3rd of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Jeff Hornacek, American basketball player
3rd of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Jamie Reeves, British strongman
3rd of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Ron Hextall, Canadian ice hockey player
3rd of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Rob Brydon, Welsh comedian
3rd of May 1965 BIRTHDAY John Jensen, Danish footballer
3rd of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Nina Garcia, Colombian-American fashion expert and television personality
3rd of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian self-made businessman
3rd of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Peter Abbay, American actor
3rd of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Giorgos Agorogiannis, Greek footballer
3rd of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Firdous Bamji, Indian-American actor
3rd of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Darren Morgan, Welsh snooker player
3rd of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Frank Dietrich, German politician
3rd of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Andre Olbrich, German guitarist and composer (Blind Guardian)
3rd of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Shane Minor, American singer
3rd of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Daryl F. Mallett, American writer/editor
3rd of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Jeffrey Sebelia, American fashion designer
3rd of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Damon Dash, American label executive
3rd of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Josey Scott, American singer (Saliva)
3rd of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Shonie Carter, American MMA fighter
3rd of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Suzi Suzuki, former Japanese adult actress
3rd of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Rea Garvey, Irish musician
3rd of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Brad Martin, American musician
3rd of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Peter Everitt, Australian football player
3rd of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Princess Haya bint Hussein of Jordan
3rd of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Willie Geist, American television personality
3rd of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Christina Hendricks, American actress
3rd of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Valentino Lanus, Mexican actor
3rd of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Dule Hill, American actor
3rd of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Maksim Mrvica, Croatian pianist
3rd of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Brad Scott, Australian rules footballer and coach
3rd of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Jeff Halpern, American ice hockey player
3rd of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Ryan Dempster, American baseball player
3rd of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Tyronn Lue, American basketball player
3rd of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Mashima Hiro, Japanese Mangaka of Rave Master and Fairy Tail
3rd of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Paul Banks, American vocalist (Interpol)
3rd of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Lawrence Tynes, American football player
3rd of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Autumn Phillips, member of the British royal family
3rd of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Steve Mack, American professional wrestler
3rd of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Zuzana Ondraskova, Czech tennis player
3rd of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Marcel Vigneron, American chef (Top Chef)
3rd of May 1981 BIRTHDAY U;Nee, South Korean singer and actress (d. 2007)
3rd of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Farrah Franklin, American singer (former member of Destiny's Child)
3rd of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Igor Olshansky, Ukrainian-born American football player
3rd of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Romeo Castelen, Dutch footballer
3rd of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Joseph Addai, American football player
3rd of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Marton Fulop, Hungarian footballer
3rd of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Myriam Fares, Lebanese singer
3rd of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Cheryl Burke, American dancer
3rd of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Lina Grincikaite, Lithuanian sprinter
3rd of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Miranda Chartrand, Canadian singer
3rd of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Levi Johnston, American actor and model; former fiance of Bristol Palin
3rd of May 1152 DEATH Matilda of Boulogne, Queen of England (Born 1105)
3rd of May 1160 DEATH Peter Lombard, Italian scholar and bishop (Born c. 1100)
3rd of May 1270 DEATH King Bela IV of Hungary (Born 1206)
3rd of May 1294 DEATH John I, Duke of Brabant (Born 1252)
3rd of May 1481 DEATH Mehmed II, Ottoman Sultan (Born 1432)
3rd of May 1598 DEATH Anna Guarini, Italian singer (Born 1563)
3rd of May 1606 DEATH Henry Garnet, English Jesuit (Born 1555)
3rd of May 1616 DEATH William Shakespeare, English writer and actor (Born 1564) (his death is commonly accepted to be on April 23, according to the Julian calendar)
3rd of May 1622 DEATH Pedro Paez, Spanish Jesuit missionary (Born 1564)
3rd of May 1679 DEATH James Sharp, Scottish archbishop (Born 1613)
3rd of May 1693 DEATH Claude de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French courtier (Born 1607)
3rd of May 1704 DEATH Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Bohemian composer (Born 1644)
3rd of May 1724 DEATH John Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (Born 1662)
3rd of May 1750 DEATH John Willison, Scottish minister and writer (Born 1680)
3rd of May 1752 DEATH Samuel Ogle, British provincial Governor of Maryland (Born c.1692)
3rd of May 1758 DEATH Pope Benedict XIV (Born 1675)
3rd of May 1763 DEATH George Psalmanazar, British impostor (Born 1679)
3rd of May 1764 DEATH Francesco Algarotti, Italian philosopher (Born 1712)
3rd of May 1779 DEATH John Winthrop, American astronomer (Born 1714)
3rd of May 1793 DEATH Martin Gerbert, German theologian and historian (Born 1720)
3rd of May 1839 DEATH Ferdinando Paer, Italian composer (Born 1771)
3rd of May 1856 DEATH Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer (Born 1803)
3rd of May 1916 DEATH Leaders of the Easter Rising Tom Clarke, Irish Nationalist, Leader and Organiser of the Easter Rising (Born 1858) Thomas MacDonagh, Irish Nationalist and Leader of the Easter Rising (b. 1878) Patrick Pearse, Irish Nationalist and Leader of the Easter Rising (b. 1879)
3rd of May 1918 DEATH Charlie Soong, Christian missionary
3rd of May 1921 DEATH Theodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (Born 1883)
3rd of May 1942 DEATH Thorvald Stauning, Prime Minister of Denmark (Born 1873)
3rd of May 1958 DEATH Frank Foster, English cricketer (Born 1889)
3rd of May 1969 DEATH Zakir Hussain, 3rd President of India, (Born 1897)
3rd of May 1972 DEATH Bruce Cabot, American film actor (Born 1904)
3rd of May 1972 DEATH Leslie Harvey, Scottish guitar player for Stone the Crows (Born1944)
3rd of May 1978 DEATH Bill Downs, American broadcast journalist (Born 1914)
3rd of May 1987 DEATH Dalida, French singer (Born 1933)
3rd of May 1988 DEATH Lev Semenovich Pontryagin, Russian mathematician (Born 1908)
3rd of May 1989 DEATH Christine Jorgensen, American transsexual (Born 1926)
3rd of May 1989 DEATH Edward Ochab, Polish Communist politician (Born 1906)
3rd of May 1991 DEATH Jerzy Kosinski, Polish-born writer (Born 1933)
3rd of May 1991 DEATH Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer and composer (Born 1907)
3rd of May 1992 DEATH George Murphy, American dancer, actor and politician (Born 1902)
3rd of May 1996 DEATH Alex Kellner, American baseball player (Born 1924)
3rd of May 1996 DEATH Dimitri Fampas, Greek guitarist (Born 1921)
3rd of May 1996 DEATH Jack Weston, American actor (Born 1924)
3rd of May 1997 DEATH Sebastien Enjolras, French racing driver (Born 1976)
3rd of May 1997 DEATH Narciso Yepes, Spanish classical guitarist (Born 1927)
3rd of May 1999 DEATH Joe Adcock, American baseball player (Born 1927)
3rd of May 1999 DEATH Steve Chiasson, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1967)
3rd of May 1999 DEATH Godfrey Evans, English cricketer (Born 1920)
3rd of May 2000 DEATH Julia Bathory, Hungarian glass-designer (Born 1901)
3rd of May 2000 DEATH John Joseph O'Connor, Cardinal Archbishop of New York (Born 1920)
3rd of May 2001 DEATH Billy Higgins, American drummer (Born 1936)
3rd of May 2002 DEATH Barbara Castle, British politician (Born 1910)
3rd of May 2002 DEATH Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian composer and pianist (Born 1928)
3rd of May 2003 DEATH Suzy Parker, American actress (Born 1932)
3rd of May 2004 DEATH Darrell Johnson, American baseball player (Born 1928)
3rd of May 2004 DEATH Anthony Ainley, British actor (Born 1932)
3rd of May 2004 DEATH Ken Downing, British racing driver (Born 1917)
3rd of May 2006 DEATH Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician (Born 1949)
3rd of May 2006 DEATH Earl Woods, athlete and father of Tiger Woods (Born 1932)
3rd of May 2006 DEATH Karel Appel, Dutch painter (Born 1921)
3rd of May 2007 DEATH Wally Schirra, American astronaut (Born 1923)
3rd of May 2007 DEATH Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (Born 1932)
3rd of May 2007 DEATH Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss illustrator (Born 1913)
3rd of May 2008 DEATH Leopoldo Calvo Sotelo, Spanish former Prime Minister (Born 1926)
3rd of May 2009 DEATH Ton Lutz, Dutch actor (Born 1919)
3rd of May 2009 DEATH Ram Shewalkar, Indian Marathi writer (Born1931)
3rd of May 2010 DEATH Guenter Wendt, German-American engineer (Born1923)
3rd of May 2010 DEATH Roy Carrier, American Zydeco musician (Born 1947)
3rd of May 2011 DEATH Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor (Born 1927)
3rd of May 2011 DEATH Jackie Cooper, American actor (Born 1922)
3rd of May 2011 DEATH Sergo Kotrikadze, Georgian footballer (Born 1936)

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