Historical Events for 3rd May 2019

1791 – Constitution of May 3 is proclaimed by the Great Sejm (Parliament) of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, becoming the 1st modern constitution in Europe
1863 – Battle of Salem Church, Virginia
1919 – Afghanistan Emir Amanoellah begins war against Great Britain
1948 – 1st broadcast of “CBS Evening News” – longest running network news show in the US
1976 – Pulitzer prize awarded to Saul Bellow (Humboldt’s Gift)
1986 – NY Yankee Don Mattingly is 6th to hit 3 sacrifice flies in a game
1995 – “My Thing of Love” opens at Beck Theater NYC for 16 performances
1995 – David Bell debuts for the Indians (3rd generation player, Gus and Buddy)
2014 – 61st National Film Awards (India): “Ship of Theseus” wins the Golden Lotus
2018 – Bollywood actors both posthumously recognized at India’s National Film Awards; Sridevi Kapoor Best Actress for “Mum” and Vinod Khanna recieves Dadasaheb Phalke award.

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