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 This day in History - September 3
414 Historic Events for September 3
1900

British annex Natal (South Africa)

Event
1901

Eduard A van Beinum, Dutch musician/conductor

Birth
1901

Boer General Smuts enters Kiba Drift in Cape Colony

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1902

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Illustrious Client"

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1902

Mantan Moreland, Monroe LA, comedian (Charlie Chan, Spirit of Youth)

Birth
1902

Pittsburgh Pirates, win earliest pennent (full season)

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1903

Willem Kooiman, Dutch theologist/church historian

Birth
1903

Resolute beats Shamrock III (England) in 13th America's Cup

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1904

St Louis Olympics closes

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1905

Carl David Anderson, NYC, physicist (1936 Nobel Prize for physics)

Birth
1905

Robert Ruthenfranz, composer

Birth
1906

Phila Giants win Negro Championship Cup in Phila before 10,000 fans

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1906

Yanks win 2nd game on a forfeit over A's; 2nd forfeit win

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1907

Andrew Brewin, Canada, lawyer/cofound New Democratic Party

Birth
1907

Loren Eiseley, professor of Anthropology (Animal Secrets)

Birth
1908

James Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London

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1908

Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies

Death
1910

Dorothy Maynor, Norfolk Va, soprano/founder (Harlem School of Arts)

Birth
1911

31st US Mens Tennis: Wm A Larned beats Maurice E McLoughlin (64 64 62)

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1912

World's 1st cannery opens in England to supply food to the navy

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1912

Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke," premieres

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1913

Alan Ladd, Hot Springs AR, actor (Shane, Carpetbaggers)

Birth
1914

Kitty Carlisle Hart, New Orleans La, actress (Animal Crackers)

Birth
1914

Alb‚ric Magnard, French composer, killed in action at 49

Death
1914

Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, composer, dies at 49

Death