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 This day in History - June 3
429 Historic Events for June 3
1932

Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive HRs; Yanks beat A's 20-13

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1933

William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner, dies at 88

Death
1933

Pope Pius XI encyclical "On oppression of the Church in Spain"

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1933

A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th and win 17-11

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1934

Dr Frederick Banting co-discoverer of insulin, is knighted

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1934

Jim Gentile, baseball player

Birth
1935

Edward McGrady, MP

Birth
1935

French Normandie sets Atlantic crossing record of 1,077 hours

Event
1935

Raoul Franklin, chancellor (City University London)

Birth
1936

Philip J Attenborough, CEO/publisher (Hodder and Stoughton)

Birth
1936

Larry McMurtry, US scriptwriter (Lonesome Dove, Pulitzer 1986)

Birth
1936

Harry Pitt, vice chancellor (Reading University)

Birth
1936

David Nicholls, priest/theologian/political theorist

Birth
1936

Colin Meads, New Zealand rugby player

Birth
1937

Solomon P Ortiz, (Rep-D-TX, 1983- )

Birth
1937

Duke of Windsor (Edward 8) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France

Event
1937

Josh Gibson HR's just 2 feet below rim of Yankee Stadium (580' drive)

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1938

German law on "Entartete Art" legalizes art robbery

Event
1939

David Frederick Stock, composer

Birth
1939

Phil Gallie, MP

Birth
1939

71st Belmont: James Stout aboard Johnstown wins in 2:29.6

Event
1939

Beer Barrel Polka hits #1 on the pop singles chart by Will Glahe

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1940

Last British/French troop leave Dunkirk

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1940

Richard Edwards, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1968-69 Aust/NZ tour)

Birth
1941

Attack on telephone exchange in Schiphol

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