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Notable Historical Events for June 3rd

1934Dr Frederick Banting co-discoverer of insulin, is knighted

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

1980Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination

1980NY Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1

1979Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship

198430th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

1864General Robert E. Lee wins his last victory of Civil War at Battle of Cold Harbor

1955Stan Musial hits his 300th HR

1964Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis & pharyngitis

1981Pope John Paul II released from hospital after assassination attempt

June 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on June 3rd

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

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

1726James Hutton, Edinburgh Scotland, geologist

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

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

1904Charles R. Drew, pioneer of blood plasma research

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

1974Kelly Jones, Welsh singer (Stereophonics)

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

1924Franz Kafka, Czech writer (Trial, Amerika, Metamorphosis), dies at 40

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

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