May 3, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in History

  • David Koch, American businesman and philanthropist (Koch Industries billionaire), born in Wichita, Kansas

Deaths in History


Person of interestHenry Ossian Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper, American soldier, former slave and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, dies at 84

Soldier and Former Slave Henry Ossian Flipper
Soldier and Former Slave
Henry Ossian Flipper