On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1841

Historical Events

  • New Zealand proclaimed a colony independent of New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis T Elout, Dutch minister of Finance/Navy/Colonies, dies at 74
1841 Highlights

About May 3, 1841

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus