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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1972

Josh Taves, defensive end (New England Patriots)

Birth
1972

Brett Hayman, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

Bruce Cabot, actor (Diamonds are Forever), dies at 68

Death
1973

KC Royals' George Brett gets his 1st major league hit

Event
1973

Dominique Monami, Verviers Belgium, tennis star

Birth
1973

Michel Traveller, soccer player (Ajax)

Birth
1973

Chicago's Sears Tower, world's tallest building (443 m), topped out

Event
1975

Christa Vahlensieck runs female world record marathon (2:40:15.8)

Event
1975

101st Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Foolish Pleasure wins 2:02

Event
1975

Samuel Gonard, chairman (International Red Cross), dies at 78

Death
1976

David Bruce, dies at 62

Death
1976

Ernie Nevers, college fullback (Stanford), dies at 72

Death
1976

Panama 747SP lands after record flight around world (46:26)

Event
1976

Pulitzer prize awarded to Saul Bellow (Humboldt's Gift)

Event
1978

Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71

Death
1978

Anderlecht wins 18th Europe Cup II

Event
1978

Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston

Event
1978

WI all set to lose cricket test v Aust at Kingston till riots end game

Event
1978

"Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US

Event
1979

Bobby Bonds hits his 300th HR (2nd to have 300 HRs and 300 stolen bases)

Event
1979

Erin O'Brien-Moore, actress (Nurse Choate-Peyton Place), dies at 76

Death
1979

1st woman prime minister of Great Britain (Margaret Thatcher)

Event
1979

Martin Sherman's "Bent," premieres in London

Event
1980

Texas Ranger Ferguson Jenkins becomes 4th to win 100 games in AL and NL

Event
1980

Giants 1st baseman Willie McCovey hits his 521st and final HR

Event