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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

1964US attorney general robert kennedy resigns

1838Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor

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

1974NBA guard Oscar Robertson retires

1651Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists

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

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

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

1962Mickey Wright wins LPGA Spokane Golf Open

September 3rd Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on September 3rd

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

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

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

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

September 3rd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on September 3rd

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

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

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

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

1953Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

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

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

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

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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