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 This day in History - November 3
395 Historic Events for November 3
1911

Salvador Giner y Vidal, composer, dies at 79

Death
1912

Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay (1954-89)

Birth
1913

Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf, composer, dies at 83

Death
1914

Georg Trakl, Austria poet (Totentag, Cocaine Overdose), dies at 27

Death
1914

Hallgrimur Helgason, composer

Birth
1916

Treaty establishes British suzerainity over Qatar

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1917

1st class mail now costs 3› per ounce

Event
1918

Poland proclaims independence from Russia after WW I

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1918

Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves

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1918

Russell B Long, (Sen-D-LA, 1948-86)

Birth
1918

Bob Feller, pitcher (Cleve Indian, 3 no-hitters)

Birth
1919

Bert Freed, NYC, actor (Rufe-Shane)

Birth
1920

"Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater

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1920

Charles Bronson, [Buchinsky], Penns, actor (Death Wish, Dirty Dozen)

Birth
1922

Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life

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1922

Earl of Lonsdale, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

Birth
1924

Shirley Chisholm, (D-Rep-NY), 1st black congresswoman/pres candidate

Birth
1925

Dieter Wellershoff, German author (Minotaur)

Birth
1926

Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager

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1926

Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66

Death
1926

15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins

Event
1927

Tropical storm flooding kills 84 in Winooski River Valley (Vt)

Event
1927

Rodgers and Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee," premieres in NYC

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1927

Zbigniew Cybulski, Pniarz Poland, actor (See You Tommorrow)

Birth
1927

22.3 cm rainfall at Somerset, Vermont (state record)

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