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May 3rd - First Geocache Placed!

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Hidden : 5/3/2013
In Illinois, United States
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1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A pill bottle

With the help of many kind cachers, the "This Day in History" continues. Please let us know if you would like to help! This is a classic PNG.

According to Wikipedia and other sources, on May 3rd:

May 3 is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar.

1791 - Constitution is signed by the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
1802 – Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city
1837 – The University of Athens is founded in Athens, Greece
1877 – Labatt Park, the oldest continually operating baseball grounds in the world has its first game
1936 – Joe DiMaggio, familiarly referred to as Joltin' Joe and The Yankee Clipper makes his major league debut for the New York Yankees
1937 – Gone with the Wind, a novel by Margaret Mitchell, wins the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
1973 – The 108-story Sears Tower (now the Willis Tower) in Chicago is topped out at 1.451 feet as the world's tallest building
2000 – Dave Ulmer placed the first geocache (at that time called a "GPS Stash") and posted its coordinates online. Within three days, two people used their own GPS receivers to find the container and shared their experiences online.

Some Notable Birthdays

1937 - Frankie Valli
1936 - Engelbert Humperdinck
1928 - James Brown
1920 - Sugar Ray Robinson
1903 - Bing Crosby
1898 - Golda Meir
1886 - Marcel Dupre

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 2/3/2017 10:23:16 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (6:23 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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