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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1851

Most of SF destroyed by fire; 30 die

Event
1854

William Beale, composer, dies at 70

Death
1855

Antwerp-Rotterdam railway opens

Event
1856

Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer/critic (Giselle), dies at 52

Death
1856

Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27

Death
1859

Andy Adams, US writer (Log of a Cowboy)

Birth
1861

Gen Winfield Scott presents his Anaconda Plan

Event
1861

Lincoln asks for 42,000 Army Volunteers and another 18,000 seamen

Event
1861

Anthony Philip Heinrich, composer, dies at 80

Death
1863

Battle of Fredricksburg, VA (Marye's Heights)

Event
1863

Battle of Salem Church, VA

Event
1863

Battle of Chancellorsville-Beaten Union army withdraws

Event
1863

Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 35

Death
1864

3rd day in Battle at Alexandria Louisiana: Confederate assault

Event
1867

ValŠre-Gille, Belgian playwright (La Corbeille d'Octobre)

Birth
1867

Jack Hearne, cricketer (cousin of George and Alec 12 Tests for Eng)

Birth
1868

Olof Wilhelm Udden, composer, dies at 68

Death
1873

[Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Kvinnen og Den)

Birth
1873

Nikolay N Tcherepnin, St Petersburg, composer of ballets, songs [OS]

Birth
1874

Fran‡ois Coty, Corsica, Corsican senator/perfume maker

Birth
1876

John Elicius Benedict B P Quick Carrington Dwyer, cricketer (Sussex)

Birth
1876

Bert Hopkins, cricketer (Australian pace bowler of the 1900's)

Birth
1881

Josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies

Death
1886

Marcel Dupr‚, French organist/composer

Birth
1886

M A Maclean elected 1st mayor of Vancouver, BC

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