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Notable Historical Events for September 3rd

1984Jerry Lewis' 19th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $32,074,566

1989Chris Evert defeats 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st & last US Tennis Open singles victory

1964Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson

1838Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor

1651Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists

1928Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb got his 4,191th & final career hit

1990Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186

1990Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

1967Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' World Series of Golf

1992Jerry Lewis' 27th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $45,759,368

September 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 3rd

1986Shaun White, San Diego, California, snowboarder (Olympic gold - 2006, 2010)

1905Carl David Anderson, NYC, physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics), (d. 1991)

1856Louis Sullivan, Boston Massachusetts, American architect (father of skyscrapers)

1929Whitey Bulger [James Joseph Bulger Jr.], Boston Massachusetts, American gangster

September 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 3rd

1977"I Dream of Jeannie" actress Barbara Eden (43) weds Charles Donald Fegert

1921American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway (22) marries 1st wife Hadley Richardson (29)

2007Actor Tobey Maguire (32) weds jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer (30) in Kona, Hawaii

1923Cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead (21) weds field archaeologist Luther Cressman (25)

2000American feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem (66) weds environmentalist David Bale (59) in Adair County, Oklahoma

1937Author Muriel Spark (19) weds teacher Sidney Oswald Spark in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia

1953Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

1957World Heavyweight champion Sonny Liston (25) weds Geraldine Clark in St. Louis, Missouri

September 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 3rd

1969Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Vietnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69), dies at 79 of heart failure

1970Vince Lombardi, football coach (Packers), dies in Washington DC at 57

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