On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1906

Historical Events

  • British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey

Famous Birthdays

Mary Astor

Mary Astor, American actress (Maltese Falcon, Dinky), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)

Famous Weddings

Nancy Astor

Waldof Astor marries fellow American Nancy Langhorne Shaw at All Souls Church in London, England

1906 Highlights

About May 3, 1906

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus