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Notable Historical Events for October 3rd

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

1965Whitey Ford notches #232 to become Yankees winningest pitcher

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

2008OJ Simpson found guilty of charges of kidnapping and armed robbery

1992Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

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

1990George Brett becomes 1st to lead league in batting in 3 decades

1712The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.

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

1974Pele retires as soccer player

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Notable Birthdays on October 3rd

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

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

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

1931Glenn Hall, Humboldt Saskatchewan, National Hockey League goaltender

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

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

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

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

October 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on October 3rd

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

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)

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

October 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on October 3rd

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

2004Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77

1226Saint Francis of Assisi (b. 1181)

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

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