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October 3rd, 2333 (October 03 2333)EventThe state of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao.An Wang Quotes
October 3rd, 2042 (October 03 2042)EventFirst Battle of Philippi: Triumvirs Mark Antony and Octavian fight an indecisive battle with Caesar s assassins Brutus and Cassius.
October 3rd, 2042 (October 03 2042)DeathGaius Cassius Longinus Longinus Quotes
October 3rd, 2007 (October 03 2007)DeathM.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic
October 3rd, 2006 (October 03 2006)DeathAlberto Ramento, Filipina bishop (born in 1937)
October 3rd, 2006 (October 03 2006)DeathJohn Crank, British mathematician (born in 1913)
October 3rd, 2006 (October 03 2006)DeathPeter Norman, Australian track star (born in 1942)
October 3rd, 2005 (October 03 2005)DeathRonnie Barker, English comic actor (born in 1929)
October 3rd, 2004 (October 03 2004)DeathJohn Cerutti, baseball player and announcer (born in 1960)
October 3rd, 2004 (October 03 2004)DeathJanet Leigh, American actress (born in 1927)
October 3rd, 2003 (October 03 2003)EventRoy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers, canceling the show for good.
October 3rd, 2003 (October 03 2003)DeathFlorence Stanley, American actress (born in 1924)
October 3rd, 2003 (October 03 2003)DeathWilliam Steig, American cartoonist and children s author (born in 1907)
October 3rd, 2002 (October 03 2002)DeathBruce Paltrow, American television and film producer (born in 1943)
October 3rd, 2002 (October 03 2002)DeathRobert Krausz, Stock market advisor and investor (born in 1936)
October 3rd, 2000 (October 03 2000)DeathBenjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (born in 1947)
October 3rd, 2000 (October 03 2000)DeathJohn Grant, British politician (born in 1932)
October 3rd, 1999 (October 03 1999)DeathAkio Morita, Japanese businessman (born in 1921)
October 3rd, 1998 (October 03 1998)DeathRoddy McDowall, English actor (born in 1928)
October 3rd, 1996 (October 03 1996)BirthAdair Tishler, American child actress
October 3rd, 1995 (October 03 1995)EventO.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman.
October 3rd, 1994 (October 03 1994)DeathDub Taylor, American actor (born in 1907)
October 3rd, 1993 (October 03 1993)EventBattle of Mogadishu: In an attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid s organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 US Soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting.
October 3rd, 1993 (October 03 1993)DeathSgt. First Class Randy Shughart, Medal of Honor recipient (born in 1958)
October 3rd, 1993 (October 03 1993)DeathMaster Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (born in 1960)
October 3rd, 1990 (October 03 1990)EventRe-unification of Germany. The German Democratic Republic ceased to exist and its territory became part of the Federal Republic of Germany. East German citizens became part of the European Community, which later became the European Union. Now celebrated as German Unity Day.
October 3rd, 1990 (October 03 1990)BirthRhian Denise Ramos, Filipino actress
October 3rd, 1990 (October 03 1990)DeathStefano Casiraghi, husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco (born in 1960)
October 3rd, 1988 (October 03 1988)BirthTadhg Kelly, American actor
October 3rd, 1988 (October 03 1988)DeathFranz Josef Strau?, Bavarian politician (born in 1915)
October 3rd, 1987 (October 03 1987)BirthZuleyka Rivera, Puerto Rican Miss Universe
October 3rd, 1987 (October 03 1987)DeathJean Anouilh, French writer (born in 1910)
October 3rd, 1987 (October 03 1987)DeathKalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (born in 1947)
October 3rd, 1986 (October 03 1986)DeathVince DiMaggio, American Baseball Player (born in 1912)
October 3rd, 1985 (October 03 1985)EventSpace Shuttle Atlantis flies its maiden voyage. (STS-51-J)
October 3rd, 1984 (October 03 1984)BirthYoon Eun Hye, South Korean actress
October 3rd, 1984 (October 03 1984)BirthAshlee Simpson, American singer
October 3rd, 1983 (October 03 1983)BirthFrederico Chaves Guedes, Brazilian footballer
October 3rd, 1983 (October 03 1983)BirthHiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor
October 3rd, 1982 (October 03 1982)BirthErik von Detten, American actor
October 3rd, 1981 (October 03 1981)EventThe Hunger Strike by Provisional Irish Republican Army and Irish National Liberation Army prisoners at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland ends after seven months and ten deaths.
October 3rd, 1981 (October 03 1981)EventThe Communist Party of Namibia is founded at a conference in Angola.
October 3rd, 1981 (October 03 1981)BirthDanny Coid, English Footballer
October 3rd, 1981 (October 03 1981)BirthZlatan Ibrahimovic, Swedish footballer
October 3rd, 1981 (October 03 1981)BirthAndreas Isaksson, Swedish footballer
October 3rd, 1981 (October 03 1981)BirthMatt Murton, American baseball player
October 3rd, 1981 (October 03 1981)BirthAmanda Walsh, Canadian actress
October 3rd, 1980 (October 03 1980)BirthSheldon Brookbank, Canadian hockey player
October 3rd, 1979 (October 03 1979)BirthJohn Hennigan, American professional wrestler
October 3rd, 1979 (October 03 1979)BirthDaniel Hollie, American professional wrestler
October 3rd, 1978 (October 03 1978)BirthJake Shears, singer (Scissor Sisters)
October 3rd, 1978 (October 03 1978)BirthGerald Asamoah, German footballer
October 3rd, 1978 (October 03 1978)BirthClaudio Pizarro, Peruvian footballer
October 3rd, 1978 (October 03 1978)BirthShannyn Sossamon, American actress
October 3rd, 1976 (October 03 1976)BirthSeann William Scott, American actor
October 3rd, 1975 (October 03 1975)BirthIndia.Arie, American singer
October 3rd, 1975 (October 03 1975)BirthTalib Kweli, American rapper
October 3rd, 1975 (October 03 1975)BirthAlanna Ubach,American actress
October 3rd, 1974 (October 03 1974)BirthMarianne Timmer, Dutch speed skater
October 3rd, 1974 (October 03 1974)BirthMike Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
October 3rd, 1973 (October 03 1973)BirthKeiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
October 3rd, 1973 (October 03 1973)BirthNeve Campbell, Canadian actress
October 3rd, 1973 (October 03 1973)BirthAngelica Gavaldon, Mexican tennis player
October 3rd, 1973 (October 03 1973)BirthLena Headey, British actress
October 3rd, 1972 (October 03 1972)BirthGarrett Dutton, American musician (G. Love and Special Sauce)
October 3rd, 1972 (October 03 1972)BirthBlack Thought, American rapper (The Roots)
October 3rd, 1972 (October 03 1972)BirthLajon Witherspoon, American singer (Sevendust)
October 3rd, 1971 (October 03 1971)BirthWil Cordero, baseball player
October 3rd, 1971 (October 03 1971)BirthKevin Richardson, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
October 3rd, 1969 (October 03 1969)BirthGwen Stefani, American singer (No Doubt)
October 3rd, 1969 (October 03 1969)BirthTetsu, Japanese bassist (L Arc~en~Ciel)
October 3rd, 1969 (October 03 1969)DeathSkip James, American blues musician (born in 1902)
October 3rd, 1968 (October 03 1968)BirthPaul Crichton, English footballer
October 3rd, 1968 (October 03 1968)BirthGreg Foster, American basketball player
October 3rd, 1967 (October 03 1967)BirthRob Liefeld, American comic book writer and artist
October 3rd, 1967 (October 03 1967)DeathWoody Guthrie, American musician (born in 1912)
October 3rd, 1967 (October 03 1967)DeathMalcolm Sargent, English conductor (born in 1895)
October 3rd, 1966 (October 03 1966)BirthDarrin Fletcher, Major League Baseball player
October 3rd, 1966 (October 03 1966)BirthFrank Hannon American guitarist Tesla (band)
October 3rd, 1965 (October 03 1965)BirthJan-Ove Waldner, Swedish table tennis player
October 3rd, 1965 (October 03 1965)DeathZachary Scott, American actor (born in 1914)
October 3rd, 1964 (October 03 1964)EventFirst Buffalo Wings were made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
October 3rd, 1964 (October 03 1964)BirthClive Owen, British actor
October 3rd, 1963 (October 03 1963)BirthMarion Peck, American artist and painter
October 3rd, 1962 (October 03 1962)EventProject Mercury: Sigma 7 launched from Cape Canaveral, with Astronaut Wally Schirra aboard for a six-orbit, nine-hour flight.
October 3rd, 1962 (October 03 1962)BirthTommy Lee, American musician (Motley Crue)
October 3rd, 1959 (October 03 1959)BirthFred Couples, American golfer
October 3rd, 1959 (October 03 1959)BirthGreg Proops, American actor and comedian
October 3rd, 1959 (October 03 1959)BirthJack Wagner, American actor
October 3rd, 1957 (October 03 1957)EventAllen Ginsberg s Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene.
October 3rd, 1957 (October 03 1957)BirthTim Westwood, Pimp My Ride UK presenter and DJ
October 3rd, 1956 (October 03 1956)BirthHart Bochner, Canadian film actor/director
October 3rd, 1955 (October 03 1955)EventThe Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC.
October 3rd, 1954 (October 03 1954)BirthDennis Eckersley, American baseball player
October 3rd, 1954 (October 03 1954)BirthAl Sharpton, American minister and activistAl Sharpton Quotes
October 3rd, 1954 (October 03 1954)BirthStevie Ray Vaughan, American musician (died in 1990)
October 3rd, 1953 (October 03 1953)DeathArnold Bax, English composer (born in 1883)
October 3rd, 1952 (October 03 1952)EventUnited Kingdom successfully tests a nuclear weapon.
October 3rd, 1951 (October 03 1951)Event"Shot Heard Round the World" One of the greatest moments in Major League Baseball history occurs when the New York Giants Bobby Thomson hits a game winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning off of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca, to win the National League pennant after being down 14 games.
October 3rd, 1951 (October 03 1951)BirthBernard Cooper, American writer
October 3rd, 1951 (October 03 1951)BirthKeb Mo , American singer
October 3rd, 1951 (October 03 1951)BirthDave Winfield, American baseball player
October 3rd, 1950 (October 03 1950)BirthPamela Hensley, American actress
October 3rd, 1949 (October 03 1949)BirthLindsey Buckingham, American musician (Fleetwood Mac)
October 3rd, 1949 (October 03 1949)BirthJ. P. Dutta, Indian Bollywood film director
October 3rd, 1948 (October 03 1948)BirthMichael Medved, American film criticMichael Medved Quotes
October 3rd, 1947 (October 03 1947)BirthJohn Perry Barlow, American musicianJohn Perry Barlow Quotes
October 3rd, 1946 (October 03 1946)BirthBiff Henderson, American television personality
October 3rd, 1945 (October 03 1945)BirthKay Baxter, American bodybuilder (died in 1988)
October 3rd, 1944 (October 03 1944)BirthPierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician
October 3rd, 1944 (October 03 1944)BirthRoy Horn, German-American magician
October 3rd, 1944 (October 03 1944)BirthBob Riley, American politician, governor of Alabama
October 3rd, 1943 (October 03 1943)BirthJeff Bingaman, Democratic U.S. Senator of New Mexico
October 3rd, 1942 (October 03 1942)EventSpaceflight: First successful launch of a V-2 /A4-rocket from Test Stand VII at Peenemunde, Germany: the first man-made object to reach space.
October 3rd, 1942 (October 03 1942)BirthAlan Rachins, American actor
October 3rd, 1941 (October 03 1941)BirthChubby Checker, American musician
October 3rd, 1940 (October 03 1940)BirthAlan O Day, American singer and songwriter
October 3rd, 1940 (October 03 1940)BirthSheila Fearn, English actress
October 3rd, 1940 (October 03 1940)BirthJean Ratelle, Canadian ice hockey player
October 3rd, 1938 (October 03 1938)BirthEddie Cochran, American singer (died in 1960)
October 3rd, 1938 (October 03 1938)BirthTereza Kesovija, Croatian singer
October 3rd, 1936 (October 03 1936)BirthSteve Reich, American composer
October 3rd, 1936 (October 03 1936)DeathJohn Heisman, American football coach (born in 1869)
October 3rd, 1935 (October 03 1935)EventItaly invades Ethiopia under General de Bono. Bono Quotes
October 3rd, 1935 (October 03 1935)BirthCharles Duke, American astronaut
October 3rd, 1933 (October 03 1933)BirthNeale Fraser, Australian tennis player
October 3rd, 1932 (October 03 1932)EventIraq gains independence from Britain.
October 3rd, 1931 (October 03 1931)BirthGlenn Hall, National Hockey League goaltender
October 3rd, 1931 (October 03 1931)DeathCarl Nielsen, Danish composer (born in 1865)
October 3rd, 1929 (October 03 1929)EventThe Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes is renamed to Kingdom of Yugoslavia, "Land of the South Slavs".
October 3rd, 1929 (October 03 1929)BirthBert Stern, American photographer
October 3rd, 1929 (October 03 1929)DeathJeanne Eagels, American actress (born in 1894)
October 3rd, 1929 (October 03 1929)DeathGustav Stresemann, Chancellor of Germany, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1878)
October 3rd, 1928 (October 03 1928)BirthErik Bruhn, Danish dancer and choreographer (died in 1986)
October 3rd, 1928 (October 03 1928)BirthAlvin Toffler, American writer and futurist
October 3rd, 1925 (October 03 1925)BirthGore Vidal, American authorGore Vidal Quotes
October 3rd, 1924 (October 03 1924)BirthArkady Vorobyov, Russian weightlifter
October 3rd, 1924 (October 03 1924)BirthHarvey Kurtzman, U.S. cartoonist and founding editor of Mad magazine (died in 1993)
October 3rd, 1923 (October 03 1923)BirthEdward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (died in 2004)
October 3rd, 1922 (October 03 1922)BirthJean Lefebvre, French actor (died in 2004)
October 3rd, 1919 (October 03 1919)BirthJames M. Buchanan, American economist, Nobel Prize laureateJames Buchanan Quotes
October 3rd, 1918 (October 03 1918)EventKing Boris III of Bulgaria takes the throne.
October 3rd, 1916 (October 03 1916)BirthJames Herriot, English veterinarian and author (died in 1995)
October 3rd, 1916 (October 03 1916)BirthShelby Storck, American television producer (died in 1969)
October 3rd, 1915 (October 03 1915)BirthRay Stark, American film producer (died in 2004)
October 3rd, 1911 (October 03 1911)BirthMichael Hordern, English actor (died in 1995)
October 3rd, 1908 (October 03 1908)EventThe Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna.Leon Trotsky Quotes
October 3rd, 1904 (October 03 1904)BirthCharles J. Pedersen, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1989)
October 3rd, 1904 (October 03 1904)BirthErnst Gunther Schenck, German doctor who joined the Sturmabteilung in 1933 (died in 1998)
October 3rd, 1901 (October 03 1901)BirthJean Gremillon, French film director (died in 1959)
October 3rd, 1900 (October 03 1900)BirthThomas Wolfe, American author (died in 1938)
October 3rd, 1899 (October 03 1899)BirthGertrude Berg, American actress (died in 1966)
October 3rd, 1898 (October 03 1898)BirthLeo McCarey, American film director (died in 1969)
October 3rd, 1897 (October 03 1897)BirthLouis Aragon, French writer (died in 1982)
October 3rd, 1896 (October 03 1896)BirthGerardo Diego, Spanish poet (died in 1987)
October 3rd, 1896 (October 03 1896)DeathWilliam Morris, English writer & poet (born in 1834)
October 3rd, 1895 (October 03 1895)BirthGiovanni Comisso, Italian writer (died in 1969)
October 3rd, 1895 (October 03 1895)BirthSergei Aleksandrovich Yesenin, Russian lyrical poet (died in 1925)
October 3rd, 1894 (October 03 1894)BirthElmer Robinson, American politician (died in 1982)
October 3rd, 1894 (October 03 1894)BirthWalter Warlimont, German General WWII (died in 1976)Walter Warlimont Quotes
October 3rd, 1891 (October 03 1891)DeathEdouard Lucas, French mathematician (born in 1842)
October 3rd, 1890 (October 03 1890)DeathJoseph Hergenrother, German historian (born in 1824)
October 3rd, 1889 (October 03 1889)BirthCarl von Ossietzky, German pacifist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (died in 1938)
October 3rd, 1886 (October 03 1886)BirthAlain-Fournier, French novelist (died in 1914)
October 3rd, 1885 (October 03 1885)BirthLangley Collyer, hoarder (died in 1947)
October 3rd, 1885 (October 03 1885)BirthSophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist (died in 1970)
October 3rd, 1882 (October 03 1882)BirthA. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter (died in 1974)
October 3rd, 1881 (October 03 1881)DeathOrson Pratt, American religious leader (born in 1811)
October 3rd, 1880 (October 03 1880)BirthWarner Oland, Swedish-born actor (died in 1938)
October 3rd, 1877 (October 03 1877)DeathJames Roosevelt Bayley, first Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (born in 1814)
October 3rd, 1873 (October 03 1873)EventCaptain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.
October 3rd, 1873 (October 03 1873)DeathCaptain Jack, Modoc tribal leader
October 3rd, 1869 (October 03 1869)BirthAlfred Flatow, German Olympic champion gymnast (died in 1942)
October 3rd, 1867 (October 03 1867)DeathElias Howe, American sewing machine pioneer (born in 1819)
October 3rd, 1863 (October 03 1863)EventThanksgiving Day declared as the fourth Thursday in November by President Abraham Lincoln.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
October 3rd, 1863 (October 03 1863)BirthPyotr Kuzmich Kozlov, Russian explorer (died in 1935)
October 3rd, 1862 (October 03 1862)BirthJohnny Briggs, English cricketer (died in 1902)
October 3rd, 1858 (October 03 1858)BirthEleonora Duse, Italian actress (died in 1924)
October 3rd, 1849 (October 03 1849)EventAmerican author Edgar Allan Poe is found delirious in a gutter in Baltimore, Maryland under mysterious circumstances; it is the last time he is seen in public before his death.Edgar Allan Poe Quotes
October 3rd, 1848 (October 03 1848)BirthHenry Lerolle, French painter (died in 1929)
October 3rd, 1838 (October 03 1838)DeathBlack Hawk (chief), Leader of the Sauk Native American tribe (born in 1767)
October 3rd, 1833 (October 03 1833)DeathFrancois, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat, French general (born in 1754)
October 3rd, 1828 (October 03 1828)BirthWoldemar Bargiel, German composer (died in 1897)
October 3rd, 1806 (October 03 1806)BirthOliver Cowdery, American religious leader (died in 1850)
October 3rd, 1804 (October 03 1804)BirthTownsend Harris, 1st U.S. Consul to Japan (died in 1878)
October 3rd, 1804 (October 03 1804)BirthAllan Kardec, French founder of Spiritism (died in 1869)
October 3rd, 1802 (October 03 1802)BirthJohn Gorrie, American scientist (died in 1855)
October 3rd, 1801 (October 03 1801)DeathPhilippe Henri, marquis de Segur, Marshal of France (born in 1724)
October 3rd, 1800 (October 03 1800)BirthGeorge Bancroft, American historian and Secretary of the Navy (died in 1891)
October 3rd, 1797 (October 03 1797)BirthLeopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (died in 1870)
October 3rd, 1795 (October 03 1795)EventGeneral Napoleon Bonaparte first rises to national prominence being named to defend the French National Convention against armed counter-revolutionary rioters threatening the three year old revolutionary government.Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
October 3rd, 1792 (October 03 1792)BirthFrancisco Morazan, Central American statesman
October 3rd, 1790 (October 03 1790)BirthJohn Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation (died in 1866)
October 3rd, 1778 (October 03 1778)EventBritish Captain James Cook anchors in Alaska.
October 3rd, 1739 (October 03 1739)EventThe Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the end of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736-1739.
October 3rd, 1720 (October 03 1720)BirthJohann Peter Uz, German poet (died in 1796)
October 3rd, 1716 (October 03 1716)BirthGiovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (died in 1781)
October 3rd, 1712 (October 03 1712)EventThe Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.
October 3rd, 1701 (October 03 1701)DeathJoseph Williamson, English politician (born in 1633)
October 3rd, 1690 (October 03 1690)DeathRobert Barclay, Scottish writer (born in 1648)
October 3rd, 1683 (October 03 1683)EventThe Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu.
October 3rd, 1656 (October 03 1656)DeathMyles Standish, English-born soldier
October 3rd, 1653 (October 03 1653)DeathMarcus Zuerius van Boxhorn, Dutch scholar (born in 1612)
October 3rd, 1649 (October 03 1649)DeathGiovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman (born in 1576)
October 3rd, 1629 (October 03 1629)DeathGiorgi Saakadze, Georgian military leader (born in 1570)
October 3rd, 1611 (October 03 1611)DeathCharles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (born in 1554)
October 3rd, 1596 (October 03 1596)DeathFlorent Chrestien, French writer (born in 1541)
October 3rd, 1574 (October 03 1574)EventThe Siege of Leiden is lifted by the Watergeuzen.
October 3rd, 1568 (October 03 1568)DeathElizabeth of Valois, wife of Philip II of Spain (born in 1545)
October 3rd, 1369 (October 03 1369)DeathMargarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol (born in 1318)
October 3rd, 1283 (October 03 1283)EventDafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.
October 3rd, 1283 (October 03 1283)DeathDavid ap Gruffydd, Welsh prince of Gwynedd (executed)
October 3rd, 1226 (October 03 1226)DeathSaint Francis of Assisi (born in 1181) Francis of Assisi Quotes

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