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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1921

West Virginia imposes 1st state sales tax

Event
1922

Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium

Event
1922

Salt layer find at Winterswijk

Event
1922

Marina Svetlova, ballerina/choreographer (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo)

Birth
1923

1st nonstop transcontinental flight (NY-San Diego) completed

Event
1923

Ralph M Hall, (Rep-D-TX, 1981- )

Birth
1924

Mary Carver, LA Calif, actress (Cecilia-Simon and Simon)

Birth
1925

Nina Bara, Buenos Aires Arg, actress (Tonga-Space Patrol)

Birth
1925

Cl‚ment Ader, French engineer (steam engine airplane), dies at 84

Death
1926

British general strike-3 million workers support miners

Event
1926

Pulitzer prize awarded to Sinclair Lewis (Arrowsmith)

Event
1926

US marines land in Nicaragua (9-mo after leaving), stay until 1933

Event
1926

Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63

Death
1928

Jeanne Bal, Santa Monica Calif, actress (Pat-Love and Marriage)

Birth
1928

James Brown, Augusta Ga, singer/jail bird, soul brother #1 (Hot Pants)

Birth
1929

Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch vice-admiral

Birth
1929

Prussia bans anti-fascists

Event
1929

Jaharna Imam, Bangladeshi writer/political activist

Birth
1930

David Evatt Tunley, composer

Birth
1931

Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59

Death
1931

Otto Winter-Hjelm, composer, dies at 93

Death
1931

Joseph Lichtman Layton, dancer

Birth
1932

Anton Wildgans, Austr writer (Dies Irae)/dir Burgtheater, dies at 51

Death
1932

24 tourists begin 1st air-charter holiday (London-Basle, Switz)

Event
1933

Collie Smith, cricketer (exciting WI all-rounder all too briefly)

Birth