On This Day

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? 20 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus