October 3rd Events

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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, 2003 (October 03 2003)EventRoy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers, canceling the show for good.
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, 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, 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, 1985 (October 03 1985)EventSpace Shuttle Atlantis flies its maiden voyage. (STS-51-J)
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, 1964 (October 03 1964)EventFirst Buffalo Wings were made at the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, New York.
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, 1957 (October 03 1957)EventAllen Ginsberg s Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene.
October 3rd, 1955 (October 03 1955)EventThe Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC.
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, 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, 1935 (October 03 1935)EventItaly invades Ethiopia under General de Bono. Bono Quotes
October 3rd, 1932 (October 03 1932)EventIraq gains independence from Britain.
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, 1918 (October 03 1918)EventKing Boris III of Bulgaria takes the throne.
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, 1873 (October 03 1873)EventCaptain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.
October 3rd, 1863 (October 03 1863)EventThanksgiving Day declared as the fourth Thursday in November by President Abraham Lincoln.Abraham Lincoln Quotes
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, 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, 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, 1712 (October 03 1712)EventThe Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.
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, 1574 (October 03 1574)EventThe Siege of Leiden is lifted by the Watergeuzen.
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.

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