May 3 Holidays

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<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/bing-crosby" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/cb1694ab-b73f-4c02-4eb9-0fcfe892d200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Bing Crosby" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Pop Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/bing-crosby" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Bing Crosby</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/crush" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/5c348ef6-bcc4-4876-2f4b-537a74789c00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Crush" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">R&B Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/crush" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Crush</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/eric-church" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/0080d801-bd51-4f42-d411-fb60e4e87100/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Eric Church" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Country Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/eric-church" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Eric Church</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/frankie-valli" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/e5536ed6-c74a-4081-0a4e-1a172dec4f00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Frankie Valli" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Pop Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/frankie-valli" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Frankie Valli</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/father-john-misty" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/94840625-2e03-4930-5025-9adfbdcd4c00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Father John Misty" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Folk Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/father-john-misty" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Father John Misty</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/james-brown" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/cda706cf-0105-464d-7b5c-f5df593b5000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="James Brown" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Soul Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/james-brown" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">James Brown</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>752</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bird Jaguar IV Ascends to Throne</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mayan king Bird Jaguar IV of Yaxchilan assumes the throne, big moment in pre Columbian era.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1791</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Proclamation of Constitution of May 3</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first modern constitution in Europe is proclaimed by the Sejm of Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1802</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Incorporation of Washington, D.C.</div><div class='timeline-text'>Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city after Congress abolishes the initial government.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1830</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Opening of Canterbury and Whitstable Railway</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, first to issue season tickets and include a tunnel, is opened.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1951</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Opening of London's Royal Festival Hall</div><div class='timeline-text'>London's Royal Festival Hall opens with the Festival of Britain.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1952</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Landing at the North Pole</div><div class='timeline-text'>Lieutenant Colonels Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict of the United States land a plane at the North Pole.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1978</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Unsolicited Bulk Email Sent</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first unsolicited bulk commercial email, later known as "spam", was sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANET address on the west coast of the U. S.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1979</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister</div><div class='timeline-text'>Margaret Thatcher wins the UK general election and becomes the first female British Prime Minister the following day.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of Geocaching Sport</div><div class='timeline-text'>The sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and its coordinates posted on Usenet.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Evacuation of Fort McMurray, Canada</div><div class='timeline-text'>88,000 people are evacuated from their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada due to a raging wildfire.</div></div></div>

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