What Happened on May 3, 1921

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • West Virginia imposes 1st state sales tax

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Ames, American singer (d. 2007)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sugar Ray Robinson [Walter Smith], American middle/welterweight boxer (1946-52, 55, 58), (d. 1989), born in Ailey, Georgia (d. 1989)

Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Sugar Ray Robinson
  • Vasco dos Santos Goncalves, Portuguese leftist colonel

Famous Deaths

  • Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver (b. 1883)