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 This day in History - January 3
388 Historic Events for January 3
1910

British miners strike for 8 hour working day

Event
1910

Thomas Stuart Willan, historian

Birth
1911

US postal savings bank inaugurated

Event
1911

John Sturges, US, director (Old Man and Sea, Magnificent 7)

Birth
1912

Robert Flemyng, Liverpool Eng, actor (Windom's Way, Young Winston)

Birth
1912

Felix Dahn, writer, dies at 77

Death
1912

South Pacific RR offers to bring Liberty Bell to Exposition, free

Event
1914

Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer, dies at 62

Death
1914

Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC

Event
1914

Jean Louvel, Flemish pianist/conductor/composer

Birth
1915

James E Flecker, British diplomat/novelist (Hassan), dies at 30

Death
1916

Antonio Estevez, composer

Birth
1916

Betty Furness, NYC, actress/consumer activist (Studio 1)

Birth
1917

Vernon Walters, NYC, US permanent rep to the UN

Birth
1918

Maxene Andrews, Minn, singer (Andrew Sisters-Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy)

Birth
1918

US employment service opens as a unit of Dept of Labor

Event
1919

Jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid)

Birth
1920

NY Yankees purchase Babe Ruth from Red Sox for $125,000

Event
1920

Arthur Honegger's "Chant de Nigamon," premieres

Event
1921

John Russell, LA Calif, actor (Pale Rider, Rio Bravo)

Birth
1921

Turkey makes peace with Armenia

Event
1922

1st living person identified on a US coin (Thomas E Kirby) on the Alabama Centennial half-dollar

Event
1922

Jacques Wildberger, Swiss composer (In My End is My Beginning)

Birth
1922

Morten Nielsen, Denmark, poet/resistance fighter

Birth
1922

Bill Travers, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, actor (Born Free, Gorgo)

Birth