Jacob Riis Born, Gerhard Kittel Arrested, Zacarias Moussaoui Sentenced

On this day: May 3
German Protestant Theologian Gerhard Kittel is arrested by the French forces in Tübingen, Germany; rocket scientist Wernher von Braun and 120 members of his team surrender to U.S. forces (1945)

After the general election, Margaret Thatcher forms her first government as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1979)

The United States loses its seat on the U.N. Human Rights Commission for the first time since the commission was formed in 1947 (2001)

Zacarias Moussaoui is sentenced to life in prison in Alexandria, VA (2006)

President B. Hussein Obama relaxes in Costa Rica with President Laura Chinchilla (2013)

b: Jacob August Riis (1849); d: Ernst Wollweber (1967)

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