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 This day in History - September 3
414 Historic Events for September 3
1934

Tunisia began its move for independence

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1935

Joannes DJ Aengenent, bishop of Haarlem (1928-35), dies at 62

Death
1935

Otto Ketting, trumpeter/composer (Passacaglia)

Birth
1935

1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)

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1935

Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games

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1935

Eileen Brennan, LA Calif, actress (Laugh-In, Pvt Benjamin)

Birth
1936

3rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 7, Detroit 7 (76,000)

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1936

Zine al-Abidine Ben Ami, general/president of Tunisia (1987- )

Birth
1936

John W Olver, (Rep-D-Massachusetts)

Birth
1938

1940 Olympic site changed from Tokyo Japan to Helsinki Finland

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1938

Bart de Ligt, anti military theologist, dies at 77

Death
1939

Great Britain and France declare war on Germany after invasion of Poland

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1939

German U-boat sinks British passenger ship Athenia

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1939

Yanks beat Red Sox on a forfeit, their 4th forfeit win

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1939

Britain declares war on Germany. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, NZ, South Africa and Canada

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1940

Pauline Collins, London England, actress (Shirley Valentine)

Birth
1940

1st showing of high definition color TV

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1940

39.4 CM rainfall at Sapulpa Oklahoma (state record)

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1940

Hitler orders invasion in England on Sept 21 (Operation-Seel”we)

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1940

Otto V Ekelund, Swedish poet/writer (Hafvets Stj„rna), dies at 59

Death
1940

Neth govt in exile of Gerbrandy forms London

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1940

US gives Britain 50 destroyers in exchange for Newfoundland base lease

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1940

Sicherheits police bans Free masons, Rotary and Red Cross

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1941

1st use of Zyclon-B gas in Auschwitz (on Russian prisoners of war)

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1941

KYW TV channel 3 in Philadelphia, PA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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