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Notable Historical Events for March 3rd

19751st People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda, Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

1966Buffalo Springfield form (Steven Stills, Neil Young, et al)

1575Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.

1968Jean Beliveau (Mont) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 pts

1974Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic

1968In a blockbuster trade, the Toronto Maple Leafs send hall of fame forward Frank Mahovlich to the rival Detroit Red Wings

1863Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences

1991LA Police severly beat motorist Rodney King, captured on amateur video

1985Betsy King wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic

1992Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by NY Islanders

March 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on March 3rd

1977Ronan Keating, Bayside Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone)

1847Alexander Graham Bell, Edinburgh Scotland, inventor (telephone)

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Notable Weddings on March 3rd

1984Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway (23) weds swimmer Janet Buchan in Menlo Park, California

1956Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke (26) weds first wife Hazel Masterson (26) at Perth Trinity Church in Australia

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Notable Divorces on March 3rd

2008Actor Michael Biehn (52) divorces film producer Gina Marsh after 20 years of marriage

1995Camilla Parker Bowles & her husband Andrew divorce

March 3rd Divorces
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Notable Deaths on March 3rd

1953James J. Jeffries, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 77

1703Robert Hooke, scientific genius, dies in London aged 67

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