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 This day in History - May 3
388 Historic Events for May 3
1933

1st female director (Nellie T Ross) of US Mint takes office

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1934

Bradman scores 206 Aust v Worcestershire, 210 mins, 27 fours

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1934

Georg Kroll, composer

Birth
1935

Donald P Hodel, Portland Ore, US Secretary of Interior (1985-89)

Birth
1936

French People's Front wins elections

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1936

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, gets 3 hits

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1936

Engelbert Humperdinck, [Arnolde Dorsey], India, singer (EH Show)

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1937

Frankie Valli, [Castelluccio], Newark NJ, singer (Four Seasons-Sherry)

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1937

Margaret Mitchell wins Pulitzer Prize for "Gone With the Wind"

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1938

Vatican recognizes Franco-Spain

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1938

Lefty Grove defeats Tigers 4-3 for 1st of record 20 consecutive wins at his home field Fenway Park; he doesn't lose there until May 12 1941

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1938

Concentration camp at Flossenburg goes into use

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1939

Jonathan David Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen)

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1939

Samantha Eggar, London England, actress (Collector)

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1939

Jos‚ Torres, US, boxer (Olympics)

Birth
1939

[Karl Eduard] Wilhelm Groener, German general, dies at 71

Death
1941

-4] German air raid on Liverpool

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1941

67th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway wins in 2:01.4

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1941

Nona Gaprindasvili, USSR, world women's chess champ (1962-78)

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1942

Vera C…slavsk…-Odlozilova, Czech, gymnast (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)

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1942

Japanese troop attack Tulagi, Gavutu and Tanambogo, Solomon Islands

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1942

Nazi's execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands

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1942

Luftwaffe bombs Exeter

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1942

Lynn Farleigh, Bristol England, actress (Lovers of Their Time)

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1942

Nazi's require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star

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