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Notable Historical Events for September 3rd

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

1838Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor

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

1977Last broadcast of "Mary Tyler Moore Show" on NBC-TV

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

1974NBA guard Oscar Robertson retires

1979Jerry Lewis' 14th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $30,000,000

1967Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution

36 BCIn the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate.

194468th & last transport of Dutch Jews (including Anne Frank) leaves for Auschwitz concentration camp

September 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 3rd

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

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

1965Charlie Sheen, [Carlos Estavez], NYC, actor (Wall St, Platoon)

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

September 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 3rd

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

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

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

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

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

1953Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

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

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

September 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 3rd

1658Oliver Cromwell, British general (1653-58)/Lord Protector, dies at 59

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

September 3rd Deaths
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