Historical Events on May 3, 1808

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

BattleThe Third of May 1808

Day depicted by Spanish painter Goya in his "The Third of May", painted 1814
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  • Finnish War: Sweden loses the fortress of Sveaborg to Russia
  • Peninsular War: The Madrid rebels who rose up on May 2 are fired upon near Príncipe Pío hill