May 3rd

May 3rd is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 242 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).



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The L’Enfant Plan for Washington, D.C., as revised by Andrew Ellicott in 1792.

1802Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city.






Gil Scott Heron – Washington D.C.



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First edition cover

1937Gone with the Wind, a novel by Margaret Mitchell, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.







Architects – Gone With The Wind



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Two players with a geocache in Norway.

2000 – The sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usenet.





Starters – Geocache Girl