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Notable Historical Events for October 4th

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

1777Battle of Germantown: Gen George Washington's troops attack and are defeated by the British at Germantown, Pennsylvania

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

1991NHL NY Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier

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

1918Musical "Sometime" with Mae West premieres in NYC

196410th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills

1972Ted Williams manages his final game as Rangers lose to Royals, 4-0

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

1959Cleveland Browns' Jim Brown makes club record 37 rushing attempts

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Notable Birthdays on October 4th

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

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

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

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

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)

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Notable Weddings on October 4th

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

1795Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge (22) weds Sara Fricker in Bristol, England

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

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

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

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

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Notable Deaths on October 4th

1970Janis Joplin, rock singer (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27

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

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