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Notable Historical Events for October 3rd

1941Adolf Hitler says Russia is "broken" & would "never rise again"

1974Pele retires as soccer player

1974Ted Bundy victim Nancy Wilcox disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah

1982Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic

199125th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks, Tanya Tucker & Vince Gill wins

1981Mike Weaver beats Quick Tillis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1957Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene.

1975George Harrison releases "Extra Texture" album in UK

1971Billie Jean King became 1st female athlete to win $100,000

1983Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Say, Say, Say" in UK

October 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on October 3rd

1959Fred Couples, Seattle Washington, American golfer and Masters Champion (1992)

1916James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Sunderland, County Durham, veterinarian/novelist (All Creatures Great and Small), (d. 1995)

1900Thomas Wolfe, Asheville, North Carolina, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel)

1800George Bancroft, Worcester Massachusetts, American historian (History of the United States)

1973Neve Campbell, Guelph Ontario, Canadian actress (Party of 5, Scream)

1931Glenn Hall, Humboldt Saskatchewan, National Hockey League goaltender

1954Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dallas TX, guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood)

1969Gwen Stefani, Fullerton, California, singer (No Doubt)

October 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on October 3rd

1965Paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould (23) weds artist Deborah Lee

2008Radio personality Howard Stern (54) weds actress Beth Ostrosky (36) in Manhattan, New York

1953MLB player and manager Sparky Anderson (19) weds childhood sweetheart Carol Valle

1944Comedian Jerry Lewis marries singer Patti Palmer

1988"Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (20) weds musician Danny Keough (23) at the Church of Scientology

1992Future US President Barack Obama (31) weds fellow lawyer Michelle Robinson (28)

October 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on October 3rd

1226Saint Francis of Assisi (b. 1181)

42 BCGaius Cassius Longinus, Roman senator and conspirator against Julius Caesar, dies during the Battle of Philippi

1656Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies of strangury at 72

1936John Heisman, American football coach, dies of pneumonia at 66

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