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 This day in History - April 3
417 Historic Events for April 3
1948

H C Tomlinson, Headmaster (Hereford Cathedral School)

Birth
1948

Garrick Ohlsson, Bronxville NY, pianist (Intl Busoni winner 1969)

Birth
1949

Lyle Alzado, NFLer (LA Raiders)/actor (Oceans of Fire, Hangfire)

Birth
1949

Richard Thompson, vocalist/guitarist (Shoot Out the Lights)

Birth
1949

Jan Keizer, Dutch singer (BZN-Rhythm of My Heart)

Birth
1949

North Atlantic Treaty, pact signed by US, Britain, France and Canada

Event
1949

WLWS (now WCMH) TV channel 4 in Columbus, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

Basil Harwood, composer, dies at 89

Death
1949

KQW-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KCBS

Event
1950

Kurt Julian Weill, German composer (Dreigroschenoper), dies at 50

Death
1950

Curtis Stone, N Hollywood Calif, singer (Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry)

Birth
1950

Adolf Wiklund, composer, dies at 70

Death
1950

Carter G Woodson, American historian (black studies), dies at 74

Death
1951

Mel Schacher, MI, bassist (Grand Funk Railroad-Some Kind of Wonderful)

Birth
1951

Gwen Welles, US actress (Desert Hearts, Nashville)

Birth
1951

Johannes C Kielstra, Dut economist/gov (Suriname 1933-44), dies at 72

Death
1951

Christopher Fry's "Sleep of Prisoners," premieres in Oxford

Event
1952

Dutch Queen Juliana speaks to US Congress

Event
1953

Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei-The Dike)

Birth
1954

"Me and Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances

Event
1954

Mick Mars, [Bob Allen Dale], IN, guitarist (M”tley Cre-Girls Girls)

Birth
1954

Don Perry climbs a 20' rope in under 2.8 seconds (AAU record)

Event
1955

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Oklahoma City Golf Open

Event
1955

Fire in cinema to Sclessin Belgium, kills 39

Event
1955

Night express train in Guadalajara derails, killing 300

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