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 This day in History - September 3
414 Historic Events for September 3
1914

Prince Wilhelm von Wied leaves Albania

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1914

French troops vacate Reims

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1914

Cardinal Giacome della Chiesa becomes Pope Benedict XV

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1914

British expeditionary army/general Lanrezacs army attacks the Marne

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1914

Ferdinand AR Cabrera, Spanish/German of emperor Wilhelm II, dies at 58

Death
1915

Knut Nystedt, composer

Birth
1915

Abel Ehrlich, composer

Birth
1916

Allies turned back Germans in WW I's Battle of Verdun

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1916

Memphis Slim, [Peter Chatman], rocker

Birth
1917

1st night bombing of London by German fighter planes

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1917

Eddie "Brat" Stanky, Phil Rizzuto's nemisis/2nd baseman (Dodgers)

Birth
1917

Peter Winter, naval commander

Birth
1917

German troops over run Riga Latvia

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1917

Utrecht soccer team Holland forms

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1917

Fanya Kaplan, Russian who shot at Lenin on Aug 30th, executed

Death
1917

Grover Cleveland Alexander pitches complete wins in a doubleheader

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1918

38th US Mens Tennis: R L Murray beats William T Tilden (63 61 75)

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1918

5 soldiers hanged for alleged participation in Houston riot of 1917

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1918

Allies forced Germans back across Hindenburg Line

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1918

Helen Wagner, Lubbock Tx, actress (Nancy-As The World Turns)

Birth
1921

16th Davis Cup: USA beats Japan in New York (5-0)

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1921

KPB, Communist Party of Belgium forms

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1922

Rosendo Ejercito Santos, composer

Birth
1923

Terry Wilson, Calif, actor (Bill-Wagon Train)

Birth
1923

Dorothys Donelly's "Poppy," premieres in NYC

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