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Notable Historical Events for September 3rd

1990Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1967Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' World Series of Golf

1989Chris Evert defeats 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st & last US Tennis Open singles victory

1838Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor

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

194468th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp

1964Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson

1973Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

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

1964US attorney general robert kennedy resigns

September 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 3rd

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

1986Shaun White, San Diego, California, snowboarder (Olympic gold - 2006, 2010)

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

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

September 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 3rd

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

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

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

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

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

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

1953Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

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

September 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 3rd

1970Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers), dies in Washington DC at 57

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

September 3rd Deaths
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