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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1904

Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46)

Birth
1905

Albrecht Luitpold G Ferdinand Michael Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria

Birth
1905

Sebastian Lewis Shaw, actor (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste)

Birth
1906

Mary Astor, Quincy IL, actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky)

Birth
1906

British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey

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1907

Earl Wilson, Rockford Ohio, columnist (Midnight Earl)

Birth
1909

35th Kentucky Derby: Vincent Powers on Wintergreen wins in 2:08.2

Event
1910

Artie Shaw, bandleader

Death
1910

Alceo Galliera, composer

Birth
1911

John Rhea "Yank" Lawson, trumpeter

Birth
1913

William M Inge, US playwright (Picnic-Pulitzer 1953)

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1913

Earl Blackwell, Atlanta Ga, author (Celebrity Register)

Birth
1915

Evencio Castellanos, composer

Birth
1916

Pierre Emmanuel, French poet (Sodome)

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1916

Henry Barbosa Gonzalez, San Antonio Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1961- )

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1916

P draic Pearse, Irishg nationalist, executed by British firing squad

Death
1917

James Penberthy, composer

Birth
1917

Norman Callaway, NSW bat, cricketer (207 in only FC innings), dies

Death
1917

1st performance of Ernest Bloch's symphony "Israel"

Event
1919

Afghanistan Emir Amanoellah begins war against Great Britain

Event
1919

Betty Comden, Bkln, song writer (Comden and Green-Bells are Ringing)

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1919

Pete Seeger, NYC, folk singer (Weaver, Goodnight Irene)

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1919

America's 1st passenger flight (NY-Atlantic City)

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1920

Sugar Ray Robinson, [Walter Smith], middle/welterweight boxer (champ)

Birth
1921

Vasco dos Santos Gon‡alves, Portuguese leftist colonel

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