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What Happened on May 3, 1880

Famous Deaths

  • Jonathan Homer Lane, American astrophysicist who mathematically analyzed the Sun as a gaseous body, dies at 60
1880 Highlights

About May 3, 1880

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus