All About May 3rd
Thank you for stopping by Time for the Holidays! Here is a page for you all about May 3rd! We have everything from celebrity birthdays to historical events to your horoscope information! Hope you enjoy it!
May 3rd Holiday and Awareness Days
Today is fun of quirky, silly and some serious holidays. Pick something that means something to you and celebrate!
- Garden Meditation Day
So May 3rd is a good day to go out to your garden to just enjoy it, relax there and meditate. Nothing is more peaceful than nature. Listening to the birds, feeling the wind on your face, so take advantage and enjoy it today.
- National Lumpy Rug Day
We thought there would be some hidden meaning in this, but there’s not. It’s just really National Lumpy Rug Day. So do some Spring cleaning and get rid of those lumpy rugs, or at least fix them!
- National Raspberry Popover Day
National Raspberry Popover Day is celebrated every May 3rd. In honor of this day, here is a recipe for you: Raspberry Popover Recipe.
- National Specially-abled Pets Day
Annually on May 3rd, National Specially-abled Pets Day shines a spotlight on the needs of pets with disabilities. This day is set aside to educate the public about caring for disabled pets. The day features disabled animals looking for a home. Animal advocate, author, and pet lifestyle expert Colleen Paige founded National Specially-abled Pets Day. Visit their FB page.
- National Two Different Colored Shoes Day
National Two Different Colored Shoes Day is a day all about being unique. This observance was created by Dr. Arlene Kaiser. Kaiser to recognize and celebrate human diversity. According to Kaiser, “The simple act of wearing two different colored shoes proclaims your individuality. By taking this ‘positive risk,’ you can demonstrate your willingness to be different, and show your appreciation for the unique people in your life”. To learn more visit www.nationaltwodifferentcolordedshoesday.com.
- Paranormal Day
May 3rd is a great day for those who are interested in the paranormal to investigate furthers. It’s a great day for those who have experienced it, to share their experiences with others.
- Public Radio Day
On May 3, 1971, Americans were treated to the first broadcast of a national radio network without commercials. National Public Radio, or NPR, is a nonprofit organization that produces programs heard on more than 770 public radio stations in the United States.
- Sun Day
Sun Day was designated by United States President Jimmy Carter, specifically devoted to advocacy for solar power.
- Wordsmith Day
By definition a wordsmith is a skilled user of words. So if you know of a writer, a poet or someone you know who is a talented writer in any ways, today is the day to honor and celebrate them. ♥
- World Press Freedom Day
The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3rd to be World Press Freedom Day. This day is meant to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and marking the anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration, a statement of free press principles put together by African newspaper journalists in Windhoek in 1991.
May 3rd Zodiac Sign is Taurus
Taurus is the second astrological sign in the present zodiac. The Sun is in the sign of Taurus.
Time period: April 20 – May 21
Ruling planet: Venus
Zodiac quality: Fixed
Birthstones: Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire, Garnet, Rose quartz
Famous Tauruses: Dwayne Johnson, Queen Elizabeth II, Megan Fox, George Clooney, Adele, Mark Zuckerberg, Shakespeare, David Beckham, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
May 3rd Trivia
- 1616 – Treaty of Loudun ends French civil war.
- 1802 – Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city.
- 1903 – Bing Crosby, American singer was born in Tacoma, WA.
- 1920 – John Lewis, American pianist and composer was born.
- 1933 – James Brown, American singer was born in ,Barnwell, SC.
- 1952 – Lieutenant Colonels Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict of the United States land a plane at the North Pole.
- 1952 – The Kentucky Derby is televised nationally for the first time, on CBS.
- 1960 – The Anne Frank House museum opens in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- 1966 – The #1 song on the Hot Country Songs was, “I Want To Go With You”, by Eddy Arnold.
- 1973 – The 108-story Sears Tower in Chicago is topped out at 1,451 feet as the world’s tallest building.
- 1975 – Christina Hendricks, Actress born in Knoxville, TN.
- 1985 – The #1 movie was, “Code of Silence,” starring Chuck Norris.
- 1986 – The #1 song was, “Addicted to Love,” by Robert Palmer.
- 2001 – The United States loses its seat on the U.N. Human Rights Commission for the first time since the commission was formed in 1947.
- 2007 – The 4-year-old British girl Madeleine McCann disappears in Praia da Luz, Portugal, starting “the most heavily reported missing-person case in modern history.”