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 This day in History - April 3
417 Historic Events for April 3
1882

Simon Elzinga, Dutch educator

Birth
1882

Wood block alarm invented, when alarm rang, it dropped 20 wood blocks

Event
1882

Jesse James, outlaw, shot dead at 34, in St Joseph Mo by Robert Ford

Death
1882

Friedrich Wilhelm Kucken, composer, dies at 71

Death
1884

Jackie Matthews, cricketer (Aust leg-spinner, two hat-tricks 1912)

Birth
1884

Carel JCH van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch Cath politician, dies at 59

Death
1885

Harry St John Philby, [sheik Abdullah], British explorer

Birth
1888

Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers)

Birth
1889

Grigoras Dinicu, composer

Birth
1889

Savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va

Event
1893

1st NSW v Queensland F-C game, at Brisbane Exhibition Ground

Event
1893

Leslie Howard, [Stainer], London, actor (Gone With the Wind)

Birth
1894

Dooley Wilson, Tyler Tx, actor (Bill-Beulah, Casablanca)

Birth
1895

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Firenze (Florence) Italy, composer

Birth
1895

Bjarne Brustad, composer

Birth
1896

Douwe Kalma, Dutch literary/leader (Young Frisian Movement)

Birth
1897

Johannes Brahms, German composer/conductor (Hung Dances), dies at 63

Death
1898

Henry R Luce, Tengchow China, publisher (Time, Fortune, Life)

Birth
1898

George Jessel, toastmaster general/entertainer (Diary of Young Comic)

Birth
1899

Cees Lasseur, Dutch actor/owner (Hague Comedy)

Birth
1900

Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon

Birth
1901

Richard D'Oyly Carte, promotor (Gilbert and Sullivan operas), dies

Death
1902

Siguringi Eirikur Hjorleifsson, composer

Birth
1902

Henri Garat, Paris France, actor (Congress Dances)

Birth
1903

Peter Huchel, writer

Birth