On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1898

Historical Events

  • Camp Merriman forms at Presidio San Francisco (see 0517)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestGolda Meir

Golda Meir [Mabovitch], Israeli teacher, stateswoman and 4th Prime Minister of Israel (1969-74) known as the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1978)

4th Prime Minister of Israel Golda Meir
4th Prime Minister of Israel
Golda Meir
  • Septima Poinsette Clark, American educator and civil rights activist, born in CHarleston, South Carolina (d. 1987)
1898 Highlights

About May 3, 1898

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus