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What Happened on October 3rd This Day in History

Year Name
2457 Gaecheonjeol, Hwanung (환웅) purportedly descended from heaven. South Korea's National Foundation Day.
2022 Svante Pääbo is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
2021 Eight people are killed in an airplane crash near Milan, Italy.
2015 Forty-two people are killed and 33 go missing in the Kunduz hospital airstrike in Afghanistan.
2013 At least 360 migrants are killed when their boat sinks near the Italian island of Lampedusa.
2009 Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey join in the Turkic Council.
2008 The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 for the U.S. financial system is signed by President George W. Bush.
1995 O. J. Simpson murder case: O. J. Simpson is acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
1993 An American attack against a warlord in Mogadishu fails; eighteen US soldiers and over 350 Somalis die.
1991 Nadine Gordimer is announced as the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
1990 The German Democratic Republic is abolished and becomes part of the Federal Republic of Germany; the event is afterwards celebrated as German Unity Day.
1989 A coup in Panama City is suppressed and 11 participants are executed.
1986 TASCC, a superconducting cyclotron at the Chalk River Laboratories in Canada, is officially opened.
1985 The Space Shuttle Atlantis makes its maiden flight, carrying two DSCS-III Satellites on STS-51-J.
1981 The hunger strike at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland ends after seven months and ten deaths.
1963 A violent coup in Honduras begins two decades of military rule.
1962 Project Mercury: US astronaut Wally Schirra, in Sigma 7, is launched from Cape Canaveral for a six-orbit flight.
1957 The California State Superior Court rules that the book Howl and Other Poems is not obscene.
1952 The United Kingdom successfully tests a nuclear weapon in the Montebello Islands, Western Australia, to become the world's third nuclear power.
1951 Korean War: The First Battle of Maryang San pits Commonwealth troops against communist Chinese troops.
1949 WERD, the first black-owned radio station in the United States, opens in Atlanta.
1946 An American Overseas Airlines Douglas DC-4 crashes near Ernest Harmon Air Force Base in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, killing 39.
1943 World War II: German forces murder 92 civilians in Lingiades, Greece.
1942 A German V-2 rocket reaches a record 85 km (46 nm) in altitude.
1935 Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italy invades Ethiopia.
1932 The Kingdom of Iraq gains independence from the United Kingdom.
1929 The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes is renamed to Yugoslavia by King Alexander I.
1919 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Adolfo Luque becomes the first Latin American player to appear in a World Series.
1918 King Boris III of Bulgaria accedes to the throne.
1912 U.S. forces defeat Nicaraguan rebels at the Battle of Coyotepe Hill.
1873 Chief Kintpuash and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War of northern California.
1863 The last Thursday in November is declared as Thanksgiving Day by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
1792 A militia departs from the Spanish stronghold of Valdivia to quell a Huilliche uprising in southern Chile.
1789 George Washington proclaims Thursday November 26, 1789 a Thanksgiving Day.
1739 The Treaty of Niš is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia ending the Russian–Turkish War.
1712 The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.
1683 Qing dynasty naval commander Shi Lang receives the surrender of the Tungning kingdom on Taiwan after the Battle of Penghu.
1574 The Siege of Leiden is lifted by the Watergeuzen.
1392 Muhammed VII becomes the twelfth sultan of the Emirate of Granada.
382 Roman Emperor Theodosius I concludes a peace treaty with the Goths and settles them in the Balkans.
52 Gallic Wars: Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar, ending the siege and battle of Alesia.
42 Liberators' civil war: Triumvirs Mark Antony and Octavian fight to a draw Caesar's assassins Brutus and Cassius in the first part of the Battle of Philippi, where Cassius commits suicide believing the battle is lost.
Famous People Born on October 3

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Year Name
1904 Ernst-Günther Schenck, German colonel and physician (d. 1998)
1968 Donald Sild, Estonian javelin thrower
1980 Ivan Turina, Croatian footballer (d. 2013)
1981 Andreas Isaksson, Swedish footballer
1925 Gore Vidal, American novelist, screenwriter, and critic (d. 2012)
1988 Dustin Gazley, American ice hockey player
1958 Chen Yanyin, Chinese sculptor
1984 Jessica Parker Kennedy, Canadian actress
1898 Leo McCarey, American director and screenwriter (d. 1969)
1961 Ludger Stühlmeyer, German cantor, composer, and musicologist
Famous People Deaths On October 3

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Date Name
2003 Florence Stanley, American actress (b. 1924)
1838 Black Hawk, American tribal leader (b. 1767)
1981 Anna Hedvig Büll, Estonian-German missionary (b. 1887)
1891 Édouard Lucas, French mathematician and theorist (b. 1842)
1966 Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Swedish physicist and academic (b. 1896)
1867 Elias Howe, American engineer, invented the sewing machine (b. 1819)
1801 Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur, French general and politician, French Minister of Defence (b. 1724)
1936 John Heisman, American football player and coach (b. 1869)
1994 John C. Champion, American producer and screenwriter (b. 1923)
1998 Roddy McDowall, English-American actor (b. 1928)