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Notable Historical Events for October 3rd

1965Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational

2008The $700 billion bailout bill for the US financial system is signed by President George W. Bush

1992Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live

42 BCFirst Battle of Philippi: Triumvirs Mark Antony and Octavian fight an indecisive battle with Caesar's assassins Brutus and Cassius.

1985Pope John Paul II declares Titus Brandsma divine

1982Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic

1965Whitey Ford notches #232 to become Yankees winningest pitcher

1994Gary Larson, announces he is retiring from doing "Far Side" cartoon

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

1992Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

October 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on October 3rd

1954Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles], Brooklyn, New York, minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real)

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

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

1931Glenn Hall, Humboldt Saskatchewan, National Hockey League goaltender

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

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

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

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

October 3rd Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on October 3rd

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

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

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

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

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

1944Comedian Jerry Lewis marries singer Patti Palmer

October 3rd Weddings
Date Event
Notable Deaths on October 3rd

2004Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77

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

1226Saint Francis of Assisi (b. 1181)

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

October 3rd Deaths
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