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 This day in History - June 3
429 Historic Events for June 3
1977

Belgium govt of Tindemans forms

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1977

US and Cuba talk about diplomatic relations

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1977

Balt Orioles pull their 6th triple play (9-6-4-6-6 vs KC Royals)

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1977

Roberto Rossellini, Italian director (Roma citt… aperta), dies at 71

Death
1978

Phillies Dave Johnson is 1st to hit 2 pinch hit grand slams in a year

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1979

Arno Schmidt, writer, dies at 65

Death
1979

Ex-president Idi Amin of Uganda flees to Libya

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1979

33rd Tony Awards: Elephant Man and Sweeny Todd win

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1979

"Madwoman of Central Park West" opens on Broadway

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1979

Ixtoc I rig in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled

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1979

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship

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1979

World's worst oil spillage occurred in the Gulf of Mexico

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1980

NY Mets draft Darryl Strawberry, 18, #1

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1980

Jimmy Carter wins enough delegates for renomination

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1980

"It's So Nice to Be Civilized" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 8 perfs

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1980

Crew of Soyuz 36 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 35

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1980

ESPN begins televising college world series games

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1981

Eric Dalton, cricketer (698 runs for South Africa at 31 72), dies

Death
1981

Carleton Coon, anthropology prof (What in the World), dies at 76

Death
1981

Pope John Paul II released from hospital after assassination attempt

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1982

55th National Spelling Bee: Molly Dieveney wins spelling psoriasis

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1982

Israeli ambassador Shlomo Argov seriously wounded by Palestinians

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1983

Miroslav "Standa" Bares, actress (Te Gkek Om Los te Lopen), dies at 60

Death
1984

38th Tony Awards: Real Thing and La Cage Aux Folles win

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1984

30th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

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