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Calendar for May 3rd, 2013

1654: First toll bridge (toll for animals began), Rowley, Massachusetts

1802: Washington, D.C., was incorporated as a city

Died 1856: Adolphe Charles Adam (composer)

Born 1903: Bing Crosby (singer)

Born 1906: Mary Astor (actress)

Born 1921: Sugar Ray Robinson (boxer)

Born 1933: James Brown (singer)

Born 1947: Doug Henning (magician)

1971: First broadcast of National Public Radio's All Things Considered

Born 1974: Dulé Hill (actor)

2003: The Old Man of the Mountain located in Franconia Notch, NH, fell from his perch

2007: Three veterans’ names were added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2008: Dale Davis, a legally blind 78-year old man from Alta, Iowa, bowled a perfect game during league play