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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1890

B Traven, writer

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1892

George Thomson, demonstrated electron diffraction (Nobel 1937)

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1892

Beulah Bondi, Chicago, actress (It's a Wonderful Life)

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1893

Josef Rudolf Zavrtal, composer, dies at 73

Death
1893

Hope Landin, Minneapolis MN

Birth
1895

Zoltan Korda, Hungarian/British director (Jungle Book, 4 Feathers)

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1895

Gabriel M-E-R Chevallier, French author (Le petit g‚n‚ral)

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1895

Earnest Kantorowicz, German/US historian (Laudes regiae)

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1897

V K Krishna Menon, India, minister of defense

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1898

Camp Merriman forms at Presidio (SF) (see 0517)

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1898

Golda Meir, [Meyerson], Kiev Ukraine, 4th Israeli PM (1969-74)

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1898

Septima Poinsette Clark, civil rights activist/educator

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1899

Aline MacMahon, McKeesport Pa, actress (Backdoor to Heaven)

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1900

26th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Boland aboard Lieut Gibson wins in 2:06¬

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1901

Gino Cervi, Bologna Italy, actor (Les Miserables, Naked Maja)

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1901

Fire destroyed 1,700 buildings in Jacksonville, Florida

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1902

Hugo Friedhofer, composer

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1902

Jack Larue, NYC, actor (Lights Out, Mouthpiece, My Favorite Brunette)

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1902

Seton I Miller, Chehalis WA, writer (Pete's Dragon, Istanbul)

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1902

Walter Slezak, Vienna, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General)

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1902

28th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on Alan-a-Dale wins in 2:08.75

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1902

David R Capriles, Cura‡aos director of psychiatric, dies at 64

Death
1903

AVC Heracles (SC Heracles '74) soccer team forms in Almelo

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1903

Bing Crosby, Tacoma Wash, singer (White Christmas, Going My Way)

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1904

John Breeden, SF CA, actor (Salute, Madame Racketeer, Joy Street)

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