On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1867

Historical Events

  • The Hudson's Bay Company gives up all claims to Vancouver Island.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Hearne, English cricket spin bowler (12 Tests, 49 wickets; England's first hat-trick vs Australia 1899), born in Chalfont St Giles, England (d. 1944)
1867 Highlights

About May 3, 1867

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus