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Notable Historical Events for September 3rd

1967Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' World Series of Golf

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.

1189Richard the Lionheart is crowned in Westminster. 30 Jews are massacred after the coronation - Richard ordered the perpetrators be executed.

1973Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

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

1974NBA guard Oscar Robertson retires

1651Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists

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

1962Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open

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)

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

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

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

September 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 3rd

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

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)

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

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

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

1953Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

September 3rd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on September 3rd

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

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

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