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Notable Historical Events for October 4th

1980Mike Schmidt's 2-run HR clinches NL East title for Phillies

1940Adolf Hitler & Benito Mussolini confer at Brenner Pass in Alps

1918Musical "Sometime" with Mae West premieres in NYC

1932Clark Griffith announces Walter Johnson will be manager of Senators

1897George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC

1925Harry Heilmann's 6 hits edges Ty Cobb .393 to .389 as batting champ

1854Abraham Lincoln made his 1st political speech at Illinois State Fair

1986NY Yank Dave Righetti saves doubleheader for then record 46 saves

1962Whitey Ford's World Series 33 2/3 scoreless inning streak ends

1961Whitey Ford's 3rd straight World Series shutout

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Notable Birthdays on October 4th

1941Anne Rice, New Orleans LA, author (Interview with a Vampire)

1923Charlton Heston, Ill, Manhattan, Kansas, actor (10 Commandments, Ben Hur, Planet of Apes), (d. 2008)

1956Sherri Turner, Greenville South Carolina, LPGA golfer (1988 Mazda LPGA Champ)

1880Damon Runyon, Manhattan, Kansas, journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work), (d. 1946)

1944Tony La Russa, Tampa Florida, MLB manager (Chicago, Oakland, St. Louis)

1822Rutherford B. Hayes, Delaware Ohio, (R) 19th US president (1877-81)

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Notable Weddings on October 4th

1996Former undisputed boxing heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield (34) weds Janice Itson (34) at Glynn Wedding Chapel in nearby Fayetteville

1925Jurist Earl Warren (34) weds Nina Elisabeth Palmquist Meyers

1539King Henry VIII marries Anne of Cleves, his 4th wife

1942Actor Gregory Peck (26) weds real estate broker Greta Kukkonen (31)

190530th US President Calvin Coolidge (33) weds Grace Anna Goodhue (26) in Burlington, Vermont

1926Chemist Irene Joliot-Curie (29) weds physicist Frédéric Joliot-Curie (26) in Paris, France

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Notable Deaths on October 4th

1669Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch painter, dies at 63

1904Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, designer of the Statue of Liberty, dies of tuberculosis at 70

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