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Notable Historical Events for September 3rd

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

1990Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

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.

1973Jerry Lewis' 8th Muscular Dystrophy telethon

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

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

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

1651Battle of Worcester-Oliver Cromwell destroys English royalists

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

1940Hitler orders invasion in England on Sept 21 (Operation Seelöwe/Sealion)

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

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

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

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

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

1953Explorer Edmund Hillary (34) weds Louise Mary Rose

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

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

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

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