What Happened on May 3, 2000

Historical Events

  • The sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usenet.

Famous Deaths

  • John Joseph Cardinal O'Connor, Catholic Archbishop of New York (b. 1920)
  • Yoshinao Nakada, Japanese composer, dies at 76
2000 Highlights

About May 3, 2000

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maria Maria - Santana Featuring The Product G&B
  • UK #1 Song: Bound 4 Da Reload (Casualty) - Oxide & Neutrino