On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 2007

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British girl Madeleine McCann disappears from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal

Famous Deaths

  • Ellsworth Milburn, American composer and educator (Menil Antiphons), dies of complications from pneumonia at 69
  • Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (b. 1932)
  • Wally Schirra, American astronaut (b. 1923)
  • Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss illustrator (b. 1913)