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Notable Historical Events for October 3rd

52 BCVercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar, ending the siege and battle of Alesia.

1908The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna.

1994Gary Larson, announces he is retiring from doing "Far Side" cartoon

1981Mike Weaver beats Quick Tillis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1992Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live

1945Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance at the age of 10

1976Hank Aaron singles in his last at bat & drives in his 2,297th run

42 BCFirst Battle of Philippi: Triumvirs Mark Antony and Octavian fight an indecisive battle with Caesar's assassins Brutus and Cassius.

1982Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic

1965Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational

October 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on October 3rd

1900Thomas Wolfe, Asheville, North Carolina, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel)

1800George Bancroft, Worcester Massachusetts, American historian (History of the United States)

1916James Herriot [Alfred Wight], Sunderland, County Durham, veterinarian/novelist (All Creatures Great and Small), (d. 1995)

1969Gwen Stefani, Fullerton, California, singer (No Doubt)

1954Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles], Brooklyn, New York, minister and civil rights activist (Keepin' It Real)

1954Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dallas TX, guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood)

1931Glenn Hall, Humboldt Saskatchewan, National Hockey League goaltender

1959Fred Couples, Seattle Washington, American golfer and Masters Champion (1992)

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Notable Weddings on October 3rd

1953MLB player and manager Sparky Anderson (19) weds childhood sweetheart Carol Valle

1965Paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould (23) weds artist Deborah Lee

1988"Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (20) weds musician Danny Keough (23) at the Church of Scientology

2008Radio personality Howard Stern (54) weds actress Beth Ostrosky (36) in Manhattan, New York

1944Comedian Jerry Lewis marries singer Patti Palmer

1992Future US President Barack Obama (31) weds fellow lawyer Michelle Robinson (28)

October 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on October 3rd

1656Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies of strangury at 72

1936John Heisman, American football coach, dies of pneumonia at 66

42 BCGaius Cassius Longinus, Roman senator and conspirator against Julius Caesar, dies during the Battle of Philippi

2004Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77

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