On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Armavia Flight 967 crashes into the Black Sea, killing 113 people on board, with no survivors
  • Zacarias Moussaoui is sentenced to life in prison in Alexandria, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Woods, Athlete and father of Tiger Woods (b. 1932)
  • Karel Appel, Dutch painter (Vragende Children), dies at 85
  • Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician (b. 1949)