- 1999 Stephen Hendry defeats Mark Williams 18-11 to win the World Snooker Championship for a record seventh time.
Day depicted by Spanish painter Goya in his "The Third of May", painted 1814
On May 3, 1808
First unsolicited bulk commercial e-mail ("spam") is sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANET address on the US west coast
On May 3, 1978