Today in History: May 3

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Cumbrie Haidori, 7, from Prizren, looks through the window of an Albanian bus he and his family boarded after crossing by foot from Kosovo at the Morini border crossing Monday May 3, 1999. Hundreds of ethnic Albanian refugees are still crossing into Albania. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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A funnel cloud smashes into a house near Newcastle, Okla., on Monday, May, 3, 1999. The flash at the bottom of the tornado is a power line exploding. Witnesses said at least one tornado that was at least a half-mile wide tore through the central part of the state Monday night, wiping out hundreds of homes. At least four people were killed, an official said. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

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A man enjoys the sunset while taking a walk along Lake Erie in the Cleveland Metro Parks Huntington Beach Park in Bay Village, Ohio, Monday, May 3, 1999. Temperatures in the mid to high 70s have brought many Clevelanders outdoors to enjoy the nice weather. (AP Photo/Jamie-Andrea Yanak)

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A boy picks-up grains of maize that spilled from a burst food aid sack Sunday, May 3, 1998, in Ajiep, Bahr El Gazal province in southern Sudan. Extra emergency airlifts of food aid to war-torn Sudan will begin arriving Thursday, the World Food Program and other U.N. agencies said Tuesday, May 5, 1998. Up to 700,000 people in some parts of Sudan have been threatened with starvation and blocked from planting crops due to a severe drought and an upsurge in fighting in the country s 15-year civil war. (AP Photo/Str)

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Zairians calling for a peaceful resolution to the negotiations between President Mobutu Sese Seko and rebel leader Laurent Kabila demonstrate at the Kinshasa, Zaire airport Saturday May 3, 1997. President Mobutu, South African President Nelson Mandela, and US Embassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson wait on the naval vessel for the arrival of Kabila to begin negotiations. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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A dirt mountain service road in the Four Peaks Tonto National Forest recreation area near Globe, Ariz., seen May 3, 1996 winds its way through a charred forest caused by the "Lone" fire which has grown to 61,000 acres. (AP Photo/Scott Troyanos)

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This is a picture taken off China Central Saturday. May 4, 1996, showing damage caused to a building by a powerful earthquake that struck Inner Mongolia and areas of northern China on Friday, May 3, 1996. At least 15 people were reported killed and 226 injured in the quake which had a magnitude of 6.4. Authorities said the worst hit area was Baotou, an industrial center 540 kilometers (337 miles) northwest of Beijing. (AP Photo/China Central TV)

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Minnesota state troopers escort Michael G. Schneider before briefly detaining him Wednesday, May 3, 1995, in Bloomington, Minn., while investigating a tip about the Oklahoma City bombing. Schneider, who bears a slight resemblance to the elusive bombing suspect known as John Doe 2 and whose car has an Arizona license plate, was released after authorities determined he had no connection to the Oklahoma bombing. (AP Photo/Dan Powers)

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Princess Stephanie of Monaco hands out a trophy to American pop star Stevie Wonder during the World Music Award ceremony at the Sporting Club in Monaco Wednesday night May 3, 1995. (AP Photo/Eric Benguigui)

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Teddy bears are part of the street shrine near the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on Wednesday, May 3, 1995, in Oklahoma City. The stuffed animals have been a great comfort to the city in the first days after the federal building bombing, but the message now from Oklahoma City to the nation is send cash, not more bears. Now that the pain has dulled a bit, relief workers see a greater need for money to pay for an array of expensive services. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)

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Dr. David A. Grimes holds the controversial drug, known as the French morning-after pill, RU-486, in San Francisco, May 3, 1994. The University of California, San Francisco announced that the drug will be tested as a contraception pill. The move follows the Clinton administrations policy of gradually easing restrictions on importation and use of the drug. (AP photo/Susan Ragan)

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President Bill Clinton displays a 1996 Atlanta Centennial Olympics sweatshirt after it was presented to him by Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell during a rally at CNN Center in Atlanta, Tuesday, May 3, 1994. (AP Photo/Ric Field)

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Investigators work on top of the underground bunker at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas on Monday, May 3, 1993 as the search continues for more bodies at the burned out compound. The heavily armed religious sect’s complex burned on April 19, killing an estimated 72 people. (AP Photo/Ron Heflin)

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Refugee women from Srebrenica protect themselves from the rain as they walk on a railway track outside of the Bosnian city of Tuzla, Monday, May 3, 1993 back to their camp after a "shopping tour" in Tuzla. There are still thousands of refugees in camps around Tuzla with no sign in sight that they can return to their homes. (AP Photo/Karsten Thielker)

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Jubilant Palestinians in the West Bank town of Jericho on May 3, 1993, crowd around and on top of a bus carrying 14 Palestinian deportees who returned to the occupied Territories from Jordan Monday. Israel has allowed the return of 29 Palestinians recently as a good will gesture during the ongoing Middle East peace talks. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

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Residents walk past a National Guardsman at the corner of Pico Boulevard and Berendo Street in Los Angeles, Sunday, May 3, 1992. The guard was called in to restore order in the Los Angeles area, which had been the scene of riots that left more than 40 people dead. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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With the Lincoln Memorial in the background, anti-war marchers cross the Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C., on their way to the Pentagon for a rally to protest U.S. military involvement in El Salvador and President Reagan's proposed cuts in domestic social programs, May 3, 1981. (AP Photo/Ira Schwarz)

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Gospel-soul singer James Brown, right, cuts a cake in honor of is 58th birthday with his daughter Diana, left, and his wife Adrienne at a party in New York City, Friday, May 3, 1991. (AP Photo/Luiz Ribeiro)

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British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, President Ronald Reagan, Japan's Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone and Canada's Prime Minister Brian Mulroney (left to right) stand together in the garden of Palais Schaumburg here, today May 3, 1985, posing for a group shot during the World Economic Summit in Bonn. (AP Photo)

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Ferdinand and jockey Bill Shoemaker head down the homestretch on their way to winning the Kentucky Derby, Saturday, May 3, 1986 in Louisville. (AP Photo/John Swart)

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American singing star, Lionel Richie, performs at Wembley Arena, London, May 3, 1987, in the first of his five London shows which form part of his "Outrageous" world tour. (AP Photo/ Gillian Allen)

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Jorge Daniel Bornac-Armada peers bewildered from the window of a bus, Friday, May 3, 1980 after he arrived at Key West with other Cuban refugees from Mariel, Cuba. Jorge is only one of six thousand refugees that have arrived in the United States within the last nine days. (AP Photo)

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House Speaker Thomas P. O?Neill Jr., right, traded charges with Republicans, Tuesday, May 15, 1984 as a house session turned into a shouting match over some Democrats? views on U.S. foreign policy in Central America. O?Neill speaking from tle House floor, called the tactics of Republicans ?the lowest thing I?ve ever seen in my 32 years in the Congress.? That was a reference to a remark by Rep. Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., who questioned on May 3 why a number of Democrats sent a ?Dear Commandant? letter to the Nicaraguan government, expressing disagreement with Reagan administration policies in Central America. O?Neill was also upset that a number of Democrats were critized on May 3 for their foreign policy views even though they were not in the House to defend themselves. The pictures were made off closed circuit House television. (AP Photo)

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Edmonton Oilers hockey player, Wayne Gretzky (99), moves toward the net to score during playoff game against the Black Hawks, May 3, 1983. (AP Photo/Bourdier)

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Miss Sachiyo Ito performs Kabuki during a meeting of the Japan-America Society of Washington on Thursday, May 3, 1979. The performance was given for a group of school youngsters. (AP Photo/Harvey Georges)

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Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney sings for a sold out Fort Worth, Texas audience on May 3, 1976 as “Paul McCartney and Wings” begin their U.S. Tour. This is the first appearance for McCartney before a U.S. crowd in many years. (AP Photo/Greg Smith)

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Secretariat, Triple Crown winner in 1973, romps in the bluegrass at the Claiborne Farm near Paris, Kentucky, May 3, 1974. Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stake and the Preakness. The 100th running of the Kentucky Derby be in Louisville on Saturday. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

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This is a general view of the Sears Tower just before the final beam is hoisted into place and topped out at 1,454 feet to become the world's tallest building, Chicago, Ill., Thursday, May 3, 1973. (AP Photo)

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Yippie leader Abbie Hoffman, his nose bandaged, is removed from Federal House of Detention on May 6, 1971 in New York in FBI agent?s custody for arraignment before a U.S. commissioner. Later was released on bail on a charge of interstate travel to incite a riot on May 3 in Washington, D.C. He also was accused of assaulting a member of the Washington Metropolitan Police on May 3. Hoffman?s wife, Anita said her 34-year-old husband suffered a broke nose and a split upper lip during the demonstration on May 3. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano

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The casket of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover lies in state under the Capitol Dome in Washington D.C. on May 3, 1972. (AP Photo)

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Volunteers stand in line to sign up for the Poor People's Campaign at the Eudora A.M.E. Zion Church in Marks, Mississippi, May 3, 1968. The Rev. James Bevel, S.C.L.C. official, bends over at right to check on the applications. (AP Photo)

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Students demonstrate at Columbia University in New York on May 3, 1968. (AP Photo)

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Fully equipped soldiers of the U.S. 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry, struggle through the grass against the stormy blast from rotors of helicopter which landed them in jungle clearing 70 miles North of Saigon on May 3, 1966. They moved on Viet Cong supply bases along the Rach Beng River, the border between South Viet Nam and Cambodia, and seized hundreds of tons of equipment. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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A view in the restaurant of the Top of the Tower, Britain’s first revolving restaurant, which will provide diners with an ever-changing panorama from London’s tallest building, the Post Office Tower, on May 3, 1966. The restaurant, nearly 600 feet up in the new Post Office Tower, near Tottenham Court Road in London, is to be officially opened by the Postmaster General Anthony Wedgwood Benn, and Sir William Butlin, both unseen, on May 19th. It opens to the public the following day. It revolves slowly at the rate of one revolution every 25 minutes. On a clear day, views extend as far as Windsor Castle and, to the south, the Guildford Hills. The restaurant is reached by passenger lifts which travel at 1,000 ft per minute (12 mph). (AP Photo/Victor Boyton)

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Technicians at control panels prior to first rocket take-off tests will eventually take a man (Alan Shepard) on first U.S. Sub-Orbit Flight into space on May 3, 1961. (AP Photo)

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A patrolman and a police dog go after a black man who swings at the dog with a small knife during racial demonstrations in Birmingham, Ala., May 3, 1963. Police dispersed hundreds of demonstrators and spectators with dogs and water hoses. (AP Photo/Bill Hudson)

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Nanette Fabray grabs a lamp which her son Jamie is pulling by the cord, in a scene from "Ballet Oop," on the set of her weekly series "The Westinghouse Playhouse," May 3, 1961. (AP Photo/Harold Filan)

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Children play in the playground of the New York City Housing Authority's Alfred E. Smith Houses on the Lower East Side, May 3, 1956. Blacks and whites live together in this housing project of 8,000 persons, half of whom are children. (AP Photo/Bob Wands)

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These are the front pages of the London daily newspapers of May 3, 1960, all carrying headlines announcing the death of Caryl Chessman in the San Quentin gas chambers after a legal battle of twelve years. (AP Photo)

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Beacon from the Empire State Building as seen from atop the roof of the Coliseum looking south in New York City on May 3, 1956. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)

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Colorfully attired Cambodians march before their Majesties at Phnom Penh on May 3, 1956. (AP Photo)

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Henry A. Wallace, making a political tour of the south, listens to Pete Seeger, his banjo-playing singer, on a plane between Norfolk and Richmond, Aug. 28, 1948. (AP Photo)

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These natives of Nigeria, Africa, are building a U.S. Army Air Forces base for the Air Transport Command, May 3, 1944. As they work they sing a File River boat song. (AP Photo)

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Mount Holyoke students at work setting out the plants and generally getting the ground ready for cultivation, armed with hoes, cultivators and wheelbarrows in South Hadley, Massachusetts on May 3, 1943. (AP Photo)

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Israel's Premier Golda Meir holds her hand to her face during her address before several thousand at a Holocaust day ceremony in Jerusalem April 17, 1974 commemorating the six million Jews slaughtered by the Nazis. She referred to the massacre of 18 Israeli in Qiryat Shmonah a week ago in her address. Holocaust Day is held on the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising against the Nazis in 1943. (AP Photo/Max Nash)

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Warm spring breezes prompted officials of Chicago's Brookfield Zoo to put Mei Mei and Mei Lan, the zoo's "baby" pandas, into the same cage for the first time, May 3, 1941, and they played together for two hours. Mei Mei, 385-pounder, who generally had the best of the tussles, puts a husky paw around the neck of Mei Lan, her 210-pound playmate. (AP Photo)

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This civilian fire fighter falls neatly into a life net held by other auxiliaries after a leap from the third floor of a practice tower in Stamford, Conn., May 3, 1942. Fire Chief Victor Veit, in charge of the demonstration, looks on. (AP Photo/Charles Kenneth Lucas)

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Civilian fire fighters hold the life net to catch a comrade who leaped from the third floor of a practice tower in a demonstration in Stamford, Connecticut on May 3, 1942. Fire Chief Victor Veit, in charge of the demonstration, keeps a watchful eye on the proceedings. (AP Photo/Charles Kenneth Lucas)

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A section of the 5,000 men who were "graduated" into active duty with the motorized Fourth Division at Fort Benning, Ga., May 3, 1941, stand in line during a review. The men come from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the largest group of selective service trainees ever turned to durty in the U.S. Army at one time. (AP Photo)

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HMS Prince of Wales, a King George V class 35,000 tonne battleship is launched in front of vast crowds, by Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, unseen, on the River Mersey at Birkenhead, England, on May 3, 1939. 40,000 people cheered as she slipped into the water after a faultless launch. She is to be the world’s fastest battleship, with a speed of over 30 knots. Her horse power and speed are confidential and no figures are being issued. She carried ten fourteen inch guns in three turrets and a secondary armament of sixteen 5-¼ inch guns. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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Explorer Russell G. Frazier gazes at the forms made by heavy ice at the West base during Adm. Richard Byrd's third expedition to Antartica on May 3, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Headquarters post camouflaged at advanced positions of French Army in France on May 3, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Mural in entrance of WPA men planting trees, building parks etc., blue print at left is of North Beach airport, at World’s Fair in New York on May 3, 1939. (AP Photo)

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A hangman's noose dangling from an automobile driven by a hooded Ku Klux Klan member is among the grim warnings to blacks to stay away from the voting places in the municipal primary election at Miami, Fla., on May 3, 1939. In spite of the threats, 616 blacks exercised their right to vote. (AP Photo)

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This is a portion of the near-capacity crowd that packed Wrigley Field in Chicago, July 17, 1938 to see Dizzy Dean defeat the Boston Bees, 3 to 1, in his first appearance on the mound for the cubs since May 3. Dizzy only a four hits (**Caption missing on right side). (AP Photo)

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City workers walking to work over London bridge in a solid mass, on May 3, 1937. (AP Photo)

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As May the twelfth, Coronation Day draws nearer, London is looking more and more gay and festive. There is hardly a street which does not boast a show of flapping banners and coloured bunting. The splendid show which the Coronation decorations make in Queen Victoria Street, near the City of London, on May 3, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Star rookie Joe DiMaggio gets pointers from manager Joe McCarthy, right, at the Yankees spring training camp in St. Petersburg, Fla., March 3, 1936. (AP Photo)

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This is a photo of the lift part of the Triborough Bridge while it is hoisted 55 feet into the air on May 3, 1936. The bridge connects the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens boroughs of New York. (AP Photo)

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A visit to a concentration camp for political prisoners near Berlin on May 3, 1933. A national socialist guard shows the prisoners the gymnastic’s jumping. (AP Photo)

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The Shamrock V yacht, built for Sir Thomas Lipton, unseen, for his final America's Cup Challenge. The boat sails in Southampton, England on May 3, 1930. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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The Airship Italia, under the command of Italian General Umberto Nobile, left Stolp, on the coast of Pomerania, Germany, on the second stage of the flight from Italy to the North Pole. Every detail of the departure was described by wireless throughout Germany. The "Italia" in flight on May 3, 1928. (AP Photo)

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An aerial view of New Orleans, May 3, 1927, which was apparently saved from flooding by the dynamiting of the Poydras levee, which relieved the pressure on other levees guarding the city. Backwater from the St. Bernard parish, which was flooded when the artificial break at Poydras was caused, started seeping into the low-lying industrial section and no great danger to the city was expected to result. (AP Photo)

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Police, right, keep strikers away from a steam driven engine towing rolls of paper, in London, May 3, 1926, during the General Strike. (AP Photo)

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Aborigines of northern Australia perform a corroboree dance for visitors in East Alligator River, May 3, 1978. They and other tribes are blocking $20 billion worth of uranium development to preserve their sacred land. (AP Photo/Peter O'Loughlin)

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt is shown as he left the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, on May 5, 1934, after attending the funeral services of William Woodin, former secretary of the treasury, who died May 3. The president is shown center leaning on the arm of his aide. (AP Photo)

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Squads of Polish riot police were moved into the vicinity of Warsaw's Castle Square, Poland, May 3, 1982, as thousands of Solidarity protesters take to the streets. Disturbances in the capital were said to be the worst there since the imposition of martial law. (AP Photo)

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