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On May the 3rd
A force 5 tornado struck Oklahoma City, USA killing 42 people and injuring more than 600.
The first Grammy Awards were presented. The awards are presented by the Recording Academy of America.
The first judo World Championships were held. It became a men's Olympic sport in 1964 and for women as well in 1988.
American singer, James Brown, was born in Barnwell, South Carolina. He is one of the most influential musicians of the Rythm and Blues movement.
American boxer, Sugar Ray Robinson, was born in Ailey, Georgia. He was five times middleweight champion of the world who held an incredible record of 175 wins, 19 losses, 6 draws and 2 no contests in 202 professional fights.
American singer, Bing Crosby, was born in Tacoma, Washington. He was one of the 20th century's most famous musicians. Only Elvis Presley and The Beatles have comparable music sales.
Israeli politician, Golda Meir, was born in Kiev in the Ukraine. She was one of the founders of the state of Israel and also served several times as minister in various posts. She became the 4th Prime Minister of Israel. She was considered the Iron Lady of Israel.
Christopher Columbus discovered the island of Jamaica.
Italian historian and political author, Niccolo Machiavelli, was born in Florence. He was a political author and diplomat who gave birth to the term Maciavelism, which is synonymous with manipulation and exploitation.
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