What Happened on May 3, 1916

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Irish Nationalists Patrick Pearse, Thomas MacDonagh and Thomas Clarke are executed by firing squad following their involvement in the Easter Rising

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Barbosa Gonzalez, (Rep-D-Tx, 1961-99 ), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2000)
  • LĂ©opold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (d. 2006)
  • Pierre Emmanuel, French poet (Sodome)