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 This day in History - October 3
403 Historic Events for October 3
1890

Andries Andr‚, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36

Death
1890

Capt Guillaume of Kerckhoven marches into Boma Congo

Event
1890

Henry Hull, Louisville KY, actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra)

Birth
1893

Frantisek Picha, composer

Birth
1895

Kurt Schumacher, co-founder/president West German SDP [OS]

Birth
1896

William Morris, writer, dies at 62

Death
1897

Louis Aragon, French poet/writer (Feu de joie, Lesson poŠtes)

Birth
1897

Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)

Birth
1899

J S Thurman patents motor-driven vacuum cleaner

Event
1899

Gertrude Berg, Harlem NYC, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs)

Birth
1900

Thomas Wolfe, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel)

Birth
1900

Jay Irving, NYC, cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh)

Birth
1900

Edward Elgar/Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham

Event
1901

Masao Oki, composer

Birth
1902

Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/pres of Brazil (1967-69)

Birth
1903

Benedetto Junck, composer, dies at 51

Death
1904

Mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal and Industrial School

Event
1904

Giants Christy Mathewson strikes out then record 16 Cards

Event
1904

Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)

Birth
1904

France and Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence

Event
1906

SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy

Event
1906

William Vaughan Moody's "Great Divide," premieres in NYC

Event
1906

US regime names Charles Magoon, governor of Cuba

Event
1907

Alfred Reisenauer, composer, dies at 43

Death
1911

Michael Hordern, Hertfordshire England, actor (Friar Domingo-Shogun)

Birth