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Notable Historical Events for September 3rd

1189Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster. 30 Jews are massacred after the coronation - Richard ordered the perpetrators be executed.

1651Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists

1967Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' World Series of Golf

1967Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution

1838Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor

1940Hitler orders invasion in England on Sept 21 (Operation Seelöwe/Sealion)

1974NBA guard Oscar Robertson retires

1964US attorney general robert kennedy resigns

1973Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

36 BCIn the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.

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Notable Birthdays on September 3rd

1929Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], Boston Massachusetts, American gangster

1856Louis Sullivan, Boston Massachusetts, American architect (father of skyscrapers)

1905Carl David Anderson, NYC, physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), (d. 1991)

1965Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estavez], NYC, actor (Wall St, Platoon)

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Notable Weddings on September 3rd

1921American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) marries 1st wife Hadley Richardson (29)

1923Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)

1937Author Muriel Spark (19) weds teacher Sidney Oswald Spark in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

1977"I Dream of Jeannie" actress Barbara Eden (43) weds Charles Donald Fegert

2007Actor Tobey Maguire (32) weds jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer (30) in Kona, Hawaii

1957World Heavyweight champion Sonny Liston (25) weds Geraldine Clark in St. Louis, Missouri

2000American feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem (66) weds environmentalist David Bale (59) in Adair County, Oklahoma

1953Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

September 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 3rd

1969Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Vietnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69), dies at 79 of heart failure

1658Oliver Cromwell, British general (1653-58)/Lord Protector, dies at 59

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