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 This day in History - October 4
394 Historic Events for October 4
1897

George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC

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1900

Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Problem of Thor Bridge" (BG)

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1901

Carroll Nye, Canton OH, actress (Lawless Woman)

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1901

Columbia (US) beats Shamrock II (England) in 12th America's Cup

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1903

Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian nazi (SS/SD)

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1903

Lord Roborough, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

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1904

1st day of NYC subway, 350,000 people ride 9.1 mile tracks

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1904

Frederic Auguste Bertholdi, French sculptor (Statue of Liberty), dies

Death
1904

Harris Rhoad, rocker

Birth
1904

Rene Mable Neighbour Cloke, illustrator

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1905

Rene Defossez, composer

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1905

Leon Orthel, composer

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1906

Johannes Post, Dutch farmer/resistance fighter (passage fight)

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1906

Chicago Cubs win their 116th game (116-36 .763) of year

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1907

Alfredo Kiel, composer, dies at 57

Death
1909

Noel Chiboust, trumpeter/Sax

Birth
1909

James B Pritchard, US, theologist/archaeologist

Birth
1910

Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England

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1911

1st public elevator (London's Earl's Court Metro Station)

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1912

John de Mol, Dutch accordianist/producer (Baantjer, Pril Geluk)

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1912

Gen Zeledon, Nicaraguan opponent of US occupation, is executed

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1912

Alfonso Letelier-Llonas, composer

Birth
1913

Bkln Dodger Jake Daubert earns a new Chalmers auto as NL MVP

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1913

Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian

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1913

Freddy Wilson of Regina Roughriders kicks 10 singles in a game

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