third of May

third of May

(1808) Murat’s squads executed hundreds of Spanish citizens; memorialized in Goya’s painting. [Sp. Hist. and Sp. Art: Daniel, 220]
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But the money with which I might improve them both is to be arbitrarily taken away from me, if I am not a married man on the third of May.
If the third of May arrived and found George a single man, the second (and last) of the objects would then have failed in its turn.
It's , merit to mention , The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the third of May-day of freedom of the press on the twentieth of December 1993 identified the third of May as International Day for the freedom of the press, where the General Assembly adopted the Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of basic principles of freedom of the press.