What Happened on May 3, 1976

Historical Events

  • Panama 747SP lands after record flight around world (46:26)

Event of Interest

Pulitzer prize awarded to Saul Bellow (Humboldt's Gift)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Halpern, American ice hockey player, born in Potomac, Maryland
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • David Bruce [Marden Andrew McBroom], American actor (The Mad Ghoul, Flying Tigers), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Ernie Nevers, American College, Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback, coach (Stanford, Chicago Cardinals), dies of heart & kidney ailments at 72

About May 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

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