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 This day in History - September 3
414 Historic Events for September 3
1947

Phila A's Bill McCahan no-hits Wash Senators, 3-0

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1947

Yanks get 18 singles to beat Red Soxs 11-2

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1947

Michael Huffington, US oil millionaire (Rep-R-Calif, 1992-94)

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1947

Eric Bell, rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy Belfast, N Ireland

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1948

Ronald W Harris, Canton Oh, lightweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1968)

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1948

W Gomulka deposed as general secretary of Polish Worker's party

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1948

Minouche Janmaat-Abee, Dutch MP (CDA)

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1948

Donald Brewer, Flint Mich, rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad)

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1948

Tara Oedayraj Singh Varma, 1st black woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber

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1948

Eduard Benesj, president Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48), dies

Death
1949

Fire in Chiang-king, China, destroys 7,000 lives

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1950

Aaron Smith, rocker (Romeo Void)

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1951

Robert Franz Richard Hernried, composer, dies at 67

Death
1951

TV soap opera "Search for Tomorrow" debuts on CBS

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1951

Arnold Warren, cricketer (only Test for England), dies

Death
1953

M H Habib, Syria, cosmonaut

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1953

French minister Fran‡ois Mitterrand, resigns due to colonial policy

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1953

Khabib Munir, Syria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3 backup)

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1954

Espionage and Sabotage Act of 1954 signed

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1954

Eugene Pallette, actor (It's a Date, My Man Godfrey), dies at 65

Death
1954

China begins artillery bombing on Quemoy and Amoy

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1954

Pope Pius X canonized a saint

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1955

Steve Jones, London, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols)

Birth
1955

KTBS TV channel 3 in Shreveport, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1956

Tanks are deployed against racist demonstrators in Clinton, Tennessee

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