On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 2020

Historical Events

  • Brazilian confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 100,000 with the death toll at 7,025, the 9th country to do so

Historic Event

Investor Warren Buffett dumps his holdings in four major US airlines saying "the world has changed" for aviation, reflecting an increasingly bleak outlook for the industry

COVID-19 Pandemic

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China responsible for the spread and severity of COVID-19 and should be held accountable


Famous Deaths

  • Dave Greenfield, British rock keyboardist, and songwriter (The Stranglers - "Golden Brown"), dies of complications from Covid-19 at 71
  • Frederick Charles Tillis, American jazz and classical composer, dies at 90
  • Rosalind Elias, American mezzo-soprano (Wagner's Die Walk├╝re - "Grimgerde"; Barber's Vanessa - "Erika"), and opera director, dies of congestive heart failure at 90
2020 Highlights

About May 3, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Scotts - THE SCOTTS, Travis Scott & Kid Cudi
  • UK #1 Song: Times Like These - BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge Allstars