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Notable Historical Events for June 3rd

1871Jesse James & his gang robs Obocock Bank (Corydon Iowa), of $15,000

2012Tiger Woods' 73rd PGA tour victory equals Jack Nicklaus's record

2010Canadian sportscaster Ron MacLean saves a man from drowning in the Delaware River in Philadelphia

1989Sportscasting legend Vin Scully broadcasts 23 innings in two different cities on one day

1989Nolan Ryan pitches his 2nd one-hitter this season & 11th overall

1981Pope John Paul II released from hospital after assassination attempt

1980Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination

1964Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis & pharyngitis

1781Jack Jouett rides to warn Thomas Jefferson of British attack

1932Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive HRs; Yanks beat A's 20-13

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Notable Birthdays on June 3rd

1808Jefferson F Davis, Fairview Kentucky, President of Confederate States of America (1861-5)

1726James Hutton, Edinburgh Scotland, geologist

1865George V, Saksen-Coburg [Windsor], King of Great Britain (1910-36)

1974Kelly Jones, Welsh singer (Stereophonics)

1986Rafael Nadal, Manacor, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spanish tennis player

1904Charles R. Drew, pioneer of blood plasma research

1926Allen Ginsberg, Newark, New Jersey, American beat poet (Howl)

1943Billy Cunningham, Brooklyn New York, NBA/ABA (Philadelphia 76ers, Carolina Cougers)

June 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on June 3rd

2005Earl of Mornington, Arthur Wellesley (27) weds great-granddaughter of Lord Beaverbrook and model/make-up artist Jemma Kidd (30) in a seaside ceremony on the beach near Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados

1937Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France

1908NHL goaltender Georges Vezina (21) weds Marie Adelaide Stella Morin in Chicoutimi, Canada

1869Composer Georges Bizet (30) weds Genevieve Halevy

June 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on June 3rd

1963Pope John XXIII [Angelo G Roncalli], Pope (1958-63), dies at 81

1875Georges Bizet, French composer, dies at 36

June 3rd Deaths
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