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 This day in History - October 3
403 Historic Events for October 3
1944

1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland

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1944

RAF bombs West Kapelse

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1944

Roy Horn, Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried and Roy)

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1945

World Federation of Trade Unions forms; CIO a member

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1945

Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance, he is 10

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1945

Rik Kenton, rocker

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1945

Tigers and Cubs meet in World Series for 4th time

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1945

Kay Baxter, Woodsfield Ohio, Best Bodybuilder in World (1983-85)

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1945

Viktor Saneyev, USSR, triple jumper (Olympic-3 gold/1 silv-1968-80)

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1946

Bob Dotson, St Louis Mo, newscaster (Primetime Sunday)

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1946

Tristan Keuris, composer

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1946

Cards beat Dodgers 8-4 at Ebbets Field to win NL playoffs 2-0

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1947

7th earl of Bradford, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

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1947

With only 1 out to go, Yank Floyd Beven gives up a double breaking his World Series no-hit bid, it scored 2 runs and he lost game

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1947

1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed

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1947

"Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances

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1947

Lindsey Buckingham, rocker (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)

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1947

WMAL (now WJLA) TV channel 7 in Washington, DC (ABC) begins

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1948

NFL becomes 1st sport televised as sport of week

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1948

Columbia U reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo

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1949

Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)

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1949

WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta

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1950

Pamela Hensley, Glendale Calif, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)

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1950

Baseball rules Phils lefty Curt Simmons cannot play in World Series despite his being on furlough from Army

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1950

Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas

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