What Happened on May 3, 2022

Historical Events

  • Heatwave continues across North and Central India disproportionally affecting the poor, with March and April temperatures the hottest ever recorded in 122 years [1]
  • US government says W.N.B.A. player Brittney Griner has been "wrongfully detained" in Russia, after being taken into custody when drugs were found in her luggage in Feb 2022 [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Mineta, American politician and 1st cabinet member of Asian descent (Secretary of Transportation, 2001-06; US Representative (D)-CA, 1975-95), dies of a heart ailment at 90
  • Tony Brooks, English auto racer (F1 World C'ship third 1958, runner-up 1959; 6 x F1 wins), dies at 90

About May 3, 2022

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

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