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Notable Historical Events for June 3rd

1964Ringo Starr collapses from tonsillitis & pharyngitis

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

1980Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination

1959Eisenhower routes Canadian premier Diefenbaker message off the Moon

1961JFK & Khrushchev meet in Vienna

1540Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so

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

1980NY Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1

1083Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral

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

June 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on June 3rd

1726James Hutton, Edinburgh Scotland, geologist

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

1974Kelly Jones, Welsh singer (Stereophonics)

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

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

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

1904Charles R. Drew, pioneer of blood plasma research

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

June 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on June 3rd

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

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

1869Composer Georges Bizet (30) weds Genevieve Halevy

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

June 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on June 3rd

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

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

June 3rd Deaths
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