May 3rd: What is special about this date?

May 3rd marks the 123rd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 124th in case of leap years). There are 242 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 3rd, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 3rd and what happened on May 3rd in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 3rd.


May 3rd: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On May 3rd there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Danila Kozlovsky
    Danila Kozlovsky (1985)

    Danila Kozlovsky is a renowned Russian actor, director, and producer known for his roles in films such as 'Vampire Academy' and 'Viking'.

  • Christina Hendricks
    Christina Hendricks (1975)

    Christina hendricks is an american actress best known for her role as joan holloway in the tv series mad men.

  • Bobby Cannavale
    Bobby Cannavale (1970)

    Bobby cannavale is a well-known american actor who has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including 'boardwalk empire' and...

  • Bing Crosby
    Bing Crosby (1903)

    American singer, who was known for his smooth baritone and world-famous crooning.

  • Jaycee Dugard
    Jaycee Dugard (1980)

    American kidnapping victim.

  • Mary Astor
    Mary Astor (1906)

    American actress, first on-screen in 1920.

  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton (1959)

    British left-wing comedian, writer and novelist.

  • Christopher Cross
    Christopher Cross (1951)

    Grammy-winning musician known for hits like 'Sailing' and 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do).

  • Mary Hopkin
    Mary Hopkin (1950)

    Welsh singer-songwriter.

  • Walter Slezak
    Walter Slezak (1902)

    Austrian-american actor, who won the tony award and n.y.

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May 3rd: who died on this date?

On May 3rd the following celebrities died:

  • Jackie Cooper
    Jackie Cooper (2011)

    American actor who appeared on screen at age three as a charming top-child actor.

  • Robert Alda
    Robert Alda (1986)

    American actor dan lewis - supertrain, born 1914, dies at 72.

  • Bruce Cabot
    Bruce Cabot (1972)

    Carlsbad (new mexico) -- actor (diamonds are forever king kong).

  • Diana Wynyard
    Diana Wynyard (1964)

    English actress (d. 1964).

  • Jack Weston
    Jack Weston (1996)

    American actor.

  • Dalida (1987)

    Renowned French singer with international success.

  • Fatih Sultan Mehmed (1481)

    Conqueror of Constantinople and a significant figure in Ottoman history.

  • Samauri Yamamoto (1783)

    Renowned for his exceptional swordsmanship and teachings.

  • Bryne Cooper (2011)

    Renowned actor known for his roles in classic films.

  • Chlora Bryant (2000)

    Acclaimed jazz singer who gained popularity in the mid-20th century.

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May 3rd: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On May 3rd, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

May 3rd: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in May discover why May born are so special.


May 3rd: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on May 3rd in history:

  • May 3, 1902: 28th Kentucky Derby: Jimmy Winkfield on Alan-a-Dale wins in 2:08.75.
  • May 3, 1916: The leaders of the Easter Rising are executed in Dublin.
  • May 3, 1924: Aleph Zadik Aleph is formed in Omaha, Nebraska
  • May 3, 1928: Japanese atrocities in Jinan, China.
  • May 3, 1932: 24 tourists begin first air-charter holiday (London, England, to Basle, Switzerland).
  • May 3, 1953: WTVO TV channel 17 in Rockford, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • May 3, 1956: Most Happy Fella opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 678 performances
  • May 3, 1973: Chicago's Sears Tower, world's tallest building (443 metres), tops out.
  • May 3, 1996: Martin Moxon and Michael Vaughan make 362 first wickett Yorks versus Glam.
  • May 3, 2001: The United States is losing its seat at the U.N. Human Rights Commission, for the first time since 1947 when the commission was established.
  • May 3, 2007: British child Madeleine McCann disappears from an apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal.
  • May 3, 2019: Sinclair Broadcast Group purchases Fox Sports Networks (FSN), from The Walt Disney Company, for $10.6 billion. The U.S. Justice Department ordered Disney to sell FSN in connection with its purchase of 21st Century Fox. This was due to antitrust concerns regarding its ownership of ESPN Inc.

What day of the year is May 3rd?

May 3rd marks the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 124th in case of leap years).

There are 242 days remaining until the end of the year.

May 3rd is the 3rd day of the month of May.