What Happened on May 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British General Strike: Trade Union Congress calls for a general strike 1 minute to midnight to support striking coal miners
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Sinclair Lewis (Arrowsmith)
  • US marines land in Nicaragua (9-mo after leaving), stay until 1933

Famous Deaths

  • Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63