May 3, 1926 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Article: Volunteers Help Defeat General Strike

Events in History

  • British General Strike: Trade Union Congress calls for a general strike 1 minute to midnight to support striking coal miners
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Sinclair Lewis (Arrowsmith)
  • US Marines land in Nicaragua (9 months after leaving), stay until 1933

Deaths in History

  • Napoleon V Bonaparte, French pretender to the throne, dies at 63