Today in History for 3rd May 1978

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- "Sun Day" - solar energy events are held in US
- First unsolicited bulk commercial e-mail ("spam") is sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANET address on the US west coast
- Last cricket test match appearance for Bobby Simpson, at Kingston
- WI all set to lose cricket test v Aust at Kingston till riots end game

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Christina Hendricks, American actress (Mad Men), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
- Lawrence Tynes, American football player
- Paul Banks, American vocalist (Interpol)

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Wim van Doorne, Dutch auto manufacturer (DAF), dies at 71

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