October 3, 1859 - Eleonora Duse, Italian actress

October 3, 1879 - Warner Oland, Swedish actor

October 3, 1888 - Claud Allister, British actor

October 3, 1888 - Roy Webb, American film composer

October 3, 1890 - Henry Hull, American actor

October 3, 1898 - Leo McCarey, American film director

October 3, 1899 - Gertrude Berg, American actress

October 3, 1901 - Jean Grémillon, French film director

October 3, 1911 - Michael Hordern, American actor

October 3, 1915 - Ray Stark, American stage and film producer

October 3, 1916 - Shelby Storck, American television producer

October 3, 1919 - Jean Lefebvre, French actor

October 3, 1924 - Franco Cristaldi, Italian film producer and Claudia Cardinale's husband

October 3, 1933 - Kenneth "Ken" Berry, American actor

October 3, 1934 - Madlyn Rhue, American actress

October 3, 1940 - Alan O'Day, American singer and songwriter .

October 3, 1946 - Bob Dotson, newscaster

October 3, 1946 - Biff Henderson, American television personality

October 3, 1947 - Alan Rachins, American actor

October 3, 1948 - Michael Medved, American film critic

October 3, 1950 - Pamela Hensley, actress

October 3, 1955 - Ángela Molina, Spanish actress

October 3, 1956 - Hart Bochner, actor

October 3, 1956 - Peter Frechette, American actor

October 3, 1959 - Jack Wagner, American singer and actor

October 3, 1959 - Greg Proops, American actor and comedian

October 3, 1964 - Clive Owen, English actor

October 3, 1966 - Darrin Fletcher, American baseball catcher and broadcaster

October 3, 1969 - Shane Butterworth, actor

October 3, 1973 - Neve Campbell, Canadian actress

October 3, 1973 - Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress

October 3, 1973 - Lena Headey, British actress

October 3, 1974 - Mike Johnson, Canadian hockey right wing and broadcaster

October 3, 1975 - India Arie [Simpson], American singer and actress

October 3, 1976 - Seann William Scott, American actor

October 3, 1978 - Shannyn Sossamon, American actress

October 3, 1979 - John Hennigan, American professional wrestler

October 3, 1979 - Daniel Hollie, American professional wrestler

October 3, 1981 - Amanda Walsh, Canadian actress

October 3, 1982 - Erik von Detten, American actor

October 3, 1983 - Hiroki Suzuki, Japanese actor

October 3, 1983 - Tessa Thompson, American actress

October 3, 1984 - Yoon Eun Hye, South Korean actress

October 3, 1987 - Zuleyka Rivera, Puerto Rican Miss Universe

October 3, 1988 - Tadhg Kelly, American actor

October 3, 1988 - Alicia Vikander, actress

October 3, 1990 - Rhian Denise Ramos, Filipino actress

October 3, 1993 - Lindsay Fabes, actor

October 3, 1996 - Adair Tishler, American child actress

October 3, 1890 - Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen

October 3, 1929 - Jeanne Eagels, American actress and former Ziegfeld Girl

October 3, 1954 - Herbert Prior, British actor

October 3, 1959 - William Bishop, American actor

October 3, 1965 - Zachary Scott, American actor

October 3, 1967 - Pinto Colvig, American animation voice actor

October 3, 1979 - Claudia Jennings [Mary Ellen Chestrerton], American actress and Playboy playmate

October 3, 1982 - Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress

October 3, 1983 - John K. M. McCaffery, American TV host

October 3, 1985 - Charles Collingwood, American news commentator

October 3, 1985 - Maurice Copeland, American actor

October 3, 1994 - Dennis Wolfberg, comedian

October 3, 1994 - Dub Taylor [Walter Clarence Taylor Jr], American character actor

October 3, 1994 - Harriet Nelson, American actress

October 3, 1994 - V, comedian and actor

October 3, 1994 - Virginia Dale, American actress/dancer

October 3, 1994 - Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director

October 3, 1998 - Roddy McDowall, British actor

October 3, 2002 - Bruce Paltrow, American television and film producer

October 3, 2003 - Florence Stanley, American actress

October 3, 2004 - John Cerutti, American baseball pitcher and broadcaster

October 3, 2004 - Janet Leigh [Jeanetta Morrison], American actress

October 3, 2005 - Ronnie Barker, English comedian

October 3, 1941 - "The Maltese Falcon" directed by John Huston and based off Dashiell Hammett's 1929 novel of the same name, starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor , premieres in New York City, "The Maltese Falcon" directed by John Huston and based off Dashiell Hammett's 1929 novel of the same name, starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor , premieres in New York City

October 3, 1947 - WMAL (now WJLA) TV channel 7 in Washington, D.C. (ABC) begins, WMAL (now WJLA) TV channel 7 in Washington, D.C. (ABC) begins

October 3, 1951 - CBS-TV airs the first coast-to-coast telecast of a prize fight; Australian light-heavyweight Dave Sands outpoints Carl 'Bobo' Olson in 10 rounds at Chicago Stadium, CBS-TV airs the first coast-to-coast telecast of a prize fight; Australian light-heavyweight Dave Sands outpoints Carl 'Bobo' Olson in 10 rounds at Chicago Stadium

October 3, 1952 - 1st video recording on magnetic tape, LA, Ca, 1st video recording on magnetic tape, LA, Ca

October 3, 1953 - KGGM TV channel 13 in Albuquerque, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting, KGGM TV channel 13 in Albuquerque, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting

October 3, 1954 - KFVS TV channel 12 in Cape Girardeau, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting, KFVS TV channel 12 in Cape Girardeau, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting

October 3, 1955 - "Captain Kangaroo" premieres on CBS-TV, Good Morning, Captain!, "Captain Kangaroo" premieres on CBS-TV, Good Morning, Captain!

October 3, 1955 - WDBJ TV channel 7 in Roanoke, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting, WDBJ TV channel 7 in Roanoke, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting

October 3, 1955 - WTVS TV channel 56 in Detroit, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting, WTVS TV channel 56 in Detroit, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting

October 3, 1960 - "Flair" (CBS' answer to Monitor) premieres on radio with Dick Van Dyke, "Flair" (CBS' answer to Monitor) premieres on radio with Dick Van Dyke

October 3, 1960 - US sitcom "The Andy Griffith Show" premieres in CBS (runs till 1968), US sitcom "The Andy Griffith Show" premieres in CBS (runs till 1968)

October 3, 1961 - "The Dick Van Dyke Show" created by Carl Reiner starring Dick van Dyke premieres on CBS-TV, "The Dick Van Dyke Show" created by Carl Reiner starring Dick van Dyke premieres on CBS-TV

October 3, 1961 - TV sitcom "Mr Ed" premieres on CBS, TV sitcom "Mr Ed" premieres on CBS

October 3, 1961 - KMED (now KTVL) TV channel 10 in Medford, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting, KMED (now KTVL) TV channel 10 in Medford, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

October 3, 1967 - KGSC (now KICU) TV channel 36 in San Jose, CA (IND) begins, KGSC (now KICU) TV channel 36 in San Jose, CA (IND) begins

October 3, 1970 - WAPT TV channel 16 in Jackson, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting, WAPT TV channel 16 in Jackson, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting

October 3, 1977 - "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" opens at Imperial NYC for 66 performances, "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" opens at Imperial NYC for 66 performances

October 3, 1992 - Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV, Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

October 3, 1992 - Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live", Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

October 3, 1993 - "White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion NYC after 38 performances, "White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion NYC after 38 performances

October 3, 1994 - Gary Larson , announces he is retiring from doing "Far Side" cartoon, Gary Larson , announces he is retiring from doing "Far Side" cartoon

October 3, 1995 - Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California, Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

October 3, 2006 - American drama series "Friday Night Lights" starring Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton premieres on NBC, American drama series "Friday Night Lights" starring Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton premieres on NBC

October 3, 2008 - Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor, Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor

October 3, 1631 - Sebastian Anton Scherer, German composer

October 3, 1713 - Antoine Dauvergne, French composer

October 3, 1733 - François Krafft, Belgian composer

October 3, 1792 - Cipriani Potter, English pianist and composer

October 3, 1807 - Heinrich Panofka, German violist and composer

October 3, 1828 - Woldemar Bargiel, German composer

October 3, 1834 - Vilém Blodek, Czech composer

October 3, 1866 - Learmont Drysdale, Scottish composer

October 3, 1881 - Ludomir Michał Rogowski, Polish composer

October 3, 1888 - Roy Webb, American film composer

October 3, 1893 - Bedřich Havlík, Czech composer

October 3, 1901 - Masao Oki, Japanese composer

October 3, 1912 - Gabriel Julian, original pianist of Bobby Byrne Orchestra, arranger for Glenn Miller and founder Alabama Cavaliers Jazz Ens

October 3, 1914 - Nel Rose, Dutch dance teacher

October 3, 1919 - Walter Gieseler, German composer

October 3, 1922 - Marcel van Thienen, French composer

October 3, 1923 - Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Polish-born in Lvov, Poland (d. 2017)

October 3, 1928 - Erik Bruhn, Danish dancer

October 3, 1934 - Benjamin Boretz, American composer

October 3, 1936 - Steve Reich, American minimalist composer

October 3, 1937 - Boldizsár Csiky, Romanian composer

October 3, 1937 - Ton de Kruyf, Dutch composer

October 3, 1938 - Eddie Cochran, American rock vocalist and guitarist

October 3, 1938 - Tereza Kesovija, Croatian singer

October 3, 1940 - Alan O'Day, American singer and songwriter .

October 3, 1941 - Chubby Checker [Ernest Evans], American singer -songwriter

October 3, 1946 - Tristan Keuris, composer

October 3, 1947 - Ben Cauley, musician and plane crash survivor

October 3, 1947 - John Perry Barlow, American lyricist, essayist and activist

October 3, 1949 - Lindsey Buckingham, American guitarist and lead singer

October 3, 1950 - Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist

October 3, 1951 - Jack Grondin, rock drummer

October 3, 1951 - Keb' Mo'[Kevin Roosevelt Moore], American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist

October 3, 1954 - Stevie Ray Vaughan, American guitarist

October 3, 1955 - [Douglas] Allen Woody, bassist

October 3, 1959 - Jack Wagner, American singer and actor

October 3, 1962 - Tommy Lee, American musician

October 3, 1966 - Frank Hannon, rock guitarist

October 3, 1969 - Gwen Stefani, American singer -songwriter

October 3, 1969 - Tetsu, Japanese bassist

October 3, 1971 - Kevin Richardson, American singer

October 3, 1972 - Denny Vaughn, orchestra leader

October 3, 1972 - Garrett Dutton, American musician

October 3, 1972 - Lajon Witherspoon, American singer

October 3, 1975 - India Arie [Simpson], American singer and actress

October 3, 1975 - Talib Kweli, American rapper

October 3, 1978 - Jake Shears, singer

October 3, 1984 - Ashlee Simpson, American singer

October 3, 1988 - ASAP Rocky [Rakim Mayers], American rapper

October 3, 1646 - Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer

October 3, 1685 - Fidel Molitor, Swiss composer

October 3, 1750 - Georg Matthias Monn, Austrian composer

October 3, 1820 - Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer

October 3, 1828 - Josephus Andreas Fodor, Dutch Classical era violinist and composer

October 3, 1853 - George Onslow, English-French composer

October 3, 1889 - Karel Miry, Belgian composer

October 3, 1890 - Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen

October 3, 1903 - Benedetto Junck, Italian composer

October 3, 1907 - Alfred Reisenauer, German pianist and composer

October 3, 1912 - Guido Papini, Italian violinist and composer

October 3, 1919 - Daniel Brink Towner, American Hymn composer

October 3, 1931 - Carl August Nielsen, composer

October 3, 1941 - Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer

October 3, 1953 - Arnold Bax, English composer known for his orchestral music

October 3, 1967 - [Woodrow Wilson] Woody Guthrie, American folk singer

October 3, 1967 - Malcolm Sargent, English conductor

October 3, 1967 - Walter Muller von Kulm, Swiss composer

October 3, 1969 - Skip James, American blues musician

October 3, 1971 - Seán Ó Riada, Irish composer

October 3, 1989 - Del Wool [Adelaide Hazelwood], American country musician

October 3, 1990 - Eleanor Steber, eminent American soprano

October 3, 1994 - Virginia Dale, American actress/dancer

October 3, 2000 - Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (b. 1947)

October 3, 2008 - Aurel Stroe, Romanian composer

October 3, 2015 - Dave Pike, American jazz vibraphone and marimba player

October 3, 1900 - Edward Elgar /Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham, Edward Elgar /Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham

October 3, 1945 - Elvis Presley 's 1st public appearance at the age of 10, Elvis Presley 's 1st public appearance at the age of 10

October 3, 1947 - "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances, "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances

October 3, 1961 - "Sail Away" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 167 performances, "Sail Away" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 167 performances

October 3, 1962 - "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off" opens at Shubert NYC for 886 performances, "Stop the World, I Want to Get Off" opens at Shubert NYC for 886 performances

October 3, 1963 - "Here's Love" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 338 performances, "Here's Love" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 338 performances

October 3, 1970 - "Coco" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 333 performances, "Coco" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 333 performances

October 3, 1975 - George Harrison releases "Extra Texture" album in UK, George Harrison releases "Extra Texture" album in UK

October 3, 1977 - "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" opens at Imperial NYC for 66 performances, "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" opens at Imperial NYC for 66 performances

October 3, 1983 - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Say, Say, Say" in UK, Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson release "Say, Say, Say" in UK

October 3, 1990 - Florida record store owner Charles Freeman is found guilty of obsenity, for selling 2 Live Crew rap records, Florida record store owner Charles Freeman is found guilty of obsenity, for selling 2 Live Crew rap records

October 3, 1991 - 25th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks , Tanya Tucker & Vince Gill wins, 25th Country Music Association Award: Garth Brooks , Tanya Tucker & Vince Gill wins

October 3, 1992 - Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV, Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

October 3, 1992 - Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live", Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live"

October 3, 1993 - "White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion NYC after 38 performances, "White Liars/Black Comedy" closes at Criterion NYC after 38 performances

October 3, 1862 - Johnny Briggs, English cricket all-rounder

October 3, 1869 - Alfred Flatow, German gymnast

October 3, 1872 - Fred Clarke, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder and manager

October 3, 1902 - Pappy Waldorf, American College Football Hall of Fame tackle and coach

October 3, 1921 - Ray Lindwall, Australian cricket fast bowler

October 3, 1924 - Arkady Vorobyov, Russian weightlifter

October 3, 1926 - Marques Haynes, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame guard

October 3, 1928 - Christian d'Oriola, French fencer

October 3, 1929 - Andy Hebenton, Canadian NHL right wing

October 3, 1931 - Glenn Hall, National Hockey League goaltender

October 3, 1933 - Neale Fraser, Australian tennis player and coach

October 3, 1934 - Harold Henning, South African golfer

October 3, 1935 - Abdon Pamich, Italian 50K walker

October 3, 1937 - John MacLeod, American basketball coach

October 3, 1940 - Jean Ratelle, Canadian NHL center

October 3, 1940 - Mike Troy, American swimmer

October 3, 1945 - Viktor Saneyev, Soviet triple jumper

October 3, 1949 - Dan Goossen, American boxing promoter

October 3, 1951 - Dave Winfield, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder

October 3, 1952 - Gary Troup, New Zealand cricket fast/medium bowler

October 3, 1954 - Dennis Eckersley, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher

October 3, 1959 - Fred Couples, American golfer

October 3, 1963 - Dan Goldie, American tennis player and author

October 3, 1966 - Darrin Fletcher, American baseball catcher and broadcaster

October 3, 1968 - Greg Foster, American basketball center and coach

October 3, 1971 - Wil Cordero, Puerto Rican baseball utility

October 3, 1972 - Michael Nylander, Swedish NHL center

October 3, 1974 - Mike Johnson, Canadian hockey right wing and broadcaster

October 3, 1976 - Kirsi Haenninen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman and pesäpallo player

October 3, 1978 - Gerald Asamoah, German soccer forward

October 3, 1978 - Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian soccer striker

October 3, 1981 - Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish soccer striker

October 3, 1981 - Andreas Isaksson, Swedish soccer goalkeeper

October 3, 1983 - Frederico Chaves Guedes [Fred], Brazilian soccer striker

October 3, 1987 - Danny Willett, British golfer

October 3, 1998 - Angel Yin, American golfer

October 3, 1884 - British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Jack Simpson wins in windy conditions by 4 strokes from fellow Scots Douglas Rolland and Willie Fernie, British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Jack Simpson wins in windy conditions by 4 strokes from fellow Scots Douglas Rolland and Willie Fernie

October 3, 1885 - British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Bob Martin wins his second Championship by 1 stroke from fellow Scot Archie Simpson, British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Bob Martin wins his second Championship by 1 stroke from fellow Scot Archie Simpson

October 3, 1888 - New Zealand Natives, a privately organised and mainly Māori rugby team, plays first game in UK; beats Surry 4-1; first national rugby team to wear all-black & perform the 'haka', New Zealand Natives, a privately organised and mainly Māori rugby team, plays first game in UK; beats Surry 4-1; first national rugby team to wear all-black & perform the 'haka'

October 3, 1904 - NY Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson strikes out 16 Cardinals in a 3-1 Giants victory; new MLB record; finishes the game in 1 hour, 15 minutes, NY Giants pitcher Christy Mathewson strikes out 16 Cardinals in a 3-1 Giants victory; new MLB record; finishes the game in 1 hour, 15 minutes

October 3, 1919 - Cuban Dolf Luque becomes first Hispanic player to appear in Baseball World Series; pitches 1 inning of relief in Reds' 3-0 defeat to Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park, Cuban Dolf Luque becomes first Hispanic player to appear in Baseball World Series; pitches 1 inning of relief in Reds' 3-0 defeat to Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park

October 3, 1920 - St Browns 1st baseman George Sisler collects his 257th hit of the season to set MLB record that lasts until the 21st century.; Browns beat White Sox, 16 - 7, St Browns 1st baseman George Sisler collects his 257th hit of the season to set MLB record that lasts until the 21st century.; Browns beat White Sox, 16 - 7

October 3, 1920 - American Pro Football Association (later the NFL) plays 1st full round of games; Dayton Triangles beat Columbus Panhandles, 14-0 in first official game at Triangle Park, Dayton, American Pro Football Association (later the NFL) plays 1st full round of games; Dayton Triangles beat Columbus Panhandles, 14-0 in first official game at Triangle Park, Dayton

October 3, 1926 - English long distance runner Violet Piercy sets first recognised female marathon record in 3:40:22 on the Polytechnic Marathon course between Windsor and London, English long distance runner Violet Piercy sets first recognised female marathon record in 3:40:22 on the Polytechnic Marathon course between Windsor and London

October 3, 1936 - NY Yankees set new attendance record of 64,482 in Game 3 of World Series at Yankee Stadium; 66,669 following day Game 4; win series v NY Giants, 4-2, NY Yankees set new attendance record of 64,482 in Game 3 of World Series at Yankee Stadium; 66,669 following day Game 4; win series v NY Giants, 4-2

October 3, 1940 - Cincinnati Reds' win Game 2 of the Baseball World Series, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers at Crosley Field; snap 10-game losing streak for NL going back to Game 6 in 1937; Reds win series, 4-3, Cincinnati Reds' win Game 2 of the Baseball World Series, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers at Crosley Field; snap 10-game losing streak for NL going back to Game 6 in 1937; Reds win series, 4-3

October 3, 1942 - NY Yankees shortstop Frank Crosetti shoves umpire Bill Summers in Game 3 of the Baseball World Series; he is fined $250 & suspended for first 30 days of 1943 season, NY Yankees shortstop Frank Crosetti shoves umpire Bill Summers in Game 3 of the Baseball World Series; he is fined $250 & suspended for first 30 days of 1943 season

October 3, 1942 - Triple Crown winner Whirlaway, ridden by George Woolf wins the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park to become the first thoroughbred to amass more than $500,000 in lifetime earnings, Triple Crown winner Whirlaway, ridden by George Woolf wins the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park to become the first thoroughbred to amass more than $500,000 in lifetime earnings

October 3, 1945 - Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs meet in Baseball World Series for the 4th time; Hank Borowy pitches a 6-hit shutout as Cubs win Game 1, 9-0 at Briggs Stadium; Detroit wins series , 4-3, Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs meet in Baseball World Series for the 4th time; Hank Borowy pitches a 6-hit shutout as Cubs win Game 1, 9-0 at Briggs Stadium; Detroit wins series , 4-3

October 3, 1950 - Philadelphia Phillies choose not to request MLB rule on star left-hander Curt Simmons' eligibility to play in World Series despite being on furlough from Army; Phillies swept, 4-0 by NY Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies choose not to request MLB rule on star left-hander Curt Simmons' eligibility to play in World Series despite being on furlough from Army; Phillies swept, 4-0 by NY Yankees

October 3, 1951 - Shot Heard 'Round the World': Bobby Thomson hits 3-run homer off Ralph Branca of the Brooklyn Dodgers, bottom 9th inning, 1 out, to give New York Giants dramatic 5-4 playoff win and NL pennant, Shot Heard 'Round the World': Bobby Thomson hits 3-run homer off Ralph Branca of the Brooklyn Dodgers, bottom 9th inning, 1 out, to give New York Giants dramatic 5-4 playoff win and NL pennant

October 3, 1951 - CBS-TV airs the first coast-to-coast telecast of a prize fight; Australian light-heavyweight Dave Sands outpoints Carl 'Bobo' Olson in 10 rounds at Chicago Stadium, CBS-TV airs the first coast-to-coast telecast of a prize fight; Australian light-heavyweight Dave Sands outpoints Carl 'Bobo' Olson in 10 rounds at Chicago Stadium

October 3, 1953 - Ryder Cup Golf, Wentworth: San Snead wins 6 of 7 matches to lead US to 6th consecutive Cup win, 6½-5½ over Great Britain, Ryder Cup Golf, Wentworth: San Snead wins 6 of 7 matches to lead US to 6th consecutive Cup win, 6½-5½ over Great Britain

October 3, 1953 - 7th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: All-Stars beat Montreal Canadiens, 3-1, 7th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: All-Stars beat Montreal Canadiens, 3-1

October 3, 1956 - Sal Maglie pitches a complete game as Brooklyn Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 6-3 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Ebbets Field; Yankees win series, 4-3, Sal Maglie pitches a complete game as Brooklyn Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 6-3 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Ebbets Field; Yankees win series, 4-3

October 3, 1959 - 13th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: Montreal Canadiens beat All-Stars, 6-1, 13th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: Montreal Canadiens beat All-Stars, 6-1

October 3, 1960 - New York Yankees beat rival Boston Red Sox, 8-7 at Yankee Stadium, ending season on 15 game winning streak & MLB record 193 HRs, New York Yankees beat rival Boston Red Sox, 8-7 at Yankee Stadium, ending season on 15 game winning streak & MLB record 193 HRs

October 3, 1962 - SF Giants (103-62) beat rivals LA Dodgers (102-63), 6-4 in season ending NL pennant decider; Dodgers set MLB record season attendance 2,755,184, SF Giants (103-62) beat rivals LA Dodgers (102-63), 6-4 in season ending NL pennant decider; Dodgers set MLB record season attendance 2,755,184

October 3, 1964 - NY Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 8-3 to clinch Bronx Bombers 5th consecutive AL pennant, and 29th in club's history, NY Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 8-3 to clinch Bronx Bombers 5th consecutive AL pennant, and 29th in club's history

October 3, 1965 - Cubs lose season finale 6-3 to Pirates; Ernie Banks -Don Kessinger combine to tie MLB record of 3 triple plays in a season, Cubs lose season finale 6-3 to Pirates; Ernie Banks -Don Kessinger combine to tie MLB record of 3 triple plays in a season

October 3, 1965 - Whitey Ford notches win #232 in season ending 11-5 victory v Boston Red Sox; becomes Yankees' winningest pitcher, Whitey Ford notches win #232 in season ending 11-5 victory v Boston Red Sox; becomes Yankees' winningest pitcher

October 3, 1965 - Dual Melbourne Cup winning Australian jockey Pat Glennon rides French colt Sea Bird to victory in the Prix de l'Arc De Triomphe to claim an impressive double after the thoroughbred's English Derby win, Dual Melbourne Cup winning Australian jockey Pat Glennon rides French colt Sea Bird to victory in the Prix de l'Arc De Triomphe to claim an impressive double after the thoroughbred's English Derby win

October 3, 1970 - First umpires strike in MLB history lasts one day during League Championship Series; AL and NL presidents recognise newly-formed MLB Umpires Association; negotiate labor contract, First umpires strike in MLB history lasts one day during League Championship Series; AL and NL presidents recognise newly-formed MLB Umpires Association; negotiate labor contract

October 3, 1971 - American tennis star Billie Jean King becomes first female athlete to win $100,000 in prize money in a single year; wins the $4,000 Virginia Slams Tournament in Phoenix, Arizona, American tennis star Billie Jean King becomes first female athlete to win $100,000 in prize money in a single year; wins the $4,000 Virginia Slams Tournament in Phoenix, Arizona

October 3, 1971 - Scotsman Jackie Stewart finishes 5th in the season ending US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen to claim his second Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 29 points from Swede Ronnie Peterson, Scotsman Jackie Stewart finishes 5th in the season ending US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen to claim his second Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 29 points from Swede Ronnie Peterson

October 3, 1972 - Future Baseball Hall of Fame left-handed pitcher Steve Carlton wins 27th game as Philadelphia beats Cubs, 11-1 at Wrigley Field; almost half Phillies' 59 wins, Future Baseball Hall of Fame left-handed pitcher Steve Carlton wins 27th game as Philadelphia beats Cubs, 11-1 at Wrigley Field; almost half Phillies' 59 wins

October 3, 1972 - Roric Harrison homers as Baltimore beats Cleveland, 4-3; last AL pitcher to homer until MLB inter-league play 25 years later, Roric Harrison homers as Baltimore beats Cleveland, 4-3; last AL pitcher to homer until MLB inter-league play 25 years later

October 3, 1974 - 39-year old Frank Robinson becomes MLB’s first African-American manager when he signs as player-manager for Cleveland Indians; agrees to 1-year contract estimated at $180,000, 39-year old Frank Robinson becomes MLB’s first African-American manager when he signs as player-manager for Cleveland Indians; agrees to 1-year contract estimated at $180,000

October 3, 1974 - Future Basketball Hall of Fame guard Jerry West (“Mr. Clutch”) retires after 14 NBA seasons with the LA Lakers; West has 25,192 career points; averages 29.1 ppg in 153 playoff games, Future Basketball Hall of Fame guard Jerry West (“Mr. Clutch”) retires after 14 NBA seasons with the LA Lakers; West has 25,192 career points; averages 29.1 ppg in 153 playoff games

October 3, 1976 - Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron singles in his last MLB at-bat & drives in his 2,297th run as Milwaukee Brewers lose, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers, Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron singles in his last MLB at-bat & drives in his 2,297th run as Milwaukee Brewers lose, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers

October 3, 1981 - Milwaukee Brewers and Montreal Expos clinch their first-ever postseason appearances; Brewers beat Detroit, 2 - 1, for AL East title; Expos defeat NY Mets, 5 - 4, for NL East second playoff spot, Milwaukee Brewers and Montreal Expos clinch their first-ever postseason appearances; Brewers beat Detroit, 2 - 1, for AL East title; Expos defeat NY Mets, 5 - 4, for NL East second playoff spot

October 3, 1981 - After a year's inactivity, American boxer Mike Weaver outpoints countryman James 'Quick' Tillis in 15 rounds in Chicago to retain his WBA heavyweight title, After a year's inactivity, American boxer Mike Weaver outpoints countryman James 'Quick' Tillis in 15 rounds in Chicago to retain his WBA heavyweight title

October 3, 1982 - Centre fielder Robin Yount homers twice as Milwaukee whips Baltimore, 10-2 at Memorial Stadium to win the Brewers only AL East Championship, Centre fielder Robin Yount homers twice as Milwaukee whips Baltimore, 10-2 at Memorial Stadium to win the Brewers only AL East Championship

October 3, 1986 - Baltimore loses 6-3 to Detroit Tigers, assuring Orioles of club's first ever last-place finish in AL East standings, Baltimore loses 6-3 to Detroit Tigers, assuring Orioles of club's first ever last-place finish in AL East standings

October 3, 1987 - San Diego catcher Benito Santiago's MLB rookie record 34-game hitting streak ends as Padres snap 9-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory v LA Dodgers, San Diego catcher Benito Santiago's MLB rookie record 34-game hitting streak ends as Padres snap 9-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory v LA Dodgers

October 3, 1989 - Oakland Raiders promote 42 year old Art Shell as the first African-American to be an NFL head coach in modern times; takes over from Mike Shanahan, Oakland Raiders promote 42 year old Art Shell as the first African-American to be an NFL head coach in modern times; takes over from Mike Shanahan

October 3, 1989 - Darryl Sittler , Vladislav Tretiak, and Herbie Lewis are inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as players, along with builders Alan Eagleson and Father David Bauer, Darryl Sittler , Vladislav Tretiak, and Herbie Lewis are inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as players, along with builders Alan Eagleson and Father David Bauer

October 3, 1990 - Kansas City 3rd baseman George Brett becomes first in MLB history to win a batting title in 3 different decades; goes 1 for 1 in Royals, 5-2 loss v Cleveland to win AL batting title with .329 average; AL batting champion 1976, 80, Kansas City 3rd baseman George Brett becomes first in MLB history to win a batting title in 3 different decades; goes 1 for 1 in Royals, 5-2 loss v Cleveland to win AL batting title with .329 average; AL batting champion 1976, 80

October 3, 1990 - Detroit 1st baseman Cecil Fielder becomes 11th player in MLB history to hit 50 HRs in a season; 50th & 51st in 10-3 win v NY Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Detroit 1st baseman Cecil Fielder becomes 11th player in MLB history to hit 50 HRs in a season; 50th & 51st in 10-3 win v NY Yankees at Yankee Stadium

October 3, 1992 - Atlanta Braves end season with 1-0 victory v San Diego Padres at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium for franchise record 98th MLB win (old record 95 in 1957), Atlanta Braves end season with 1-0 victory v San Diego Padres at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium for franchise record 98th MLB win (old record 95 in 1957)

October 3, 1993 - Cleveland Indians play their final MLB game at Cleveland Stadium; lose 4-0 to Chicago White Sox Chicago, Cleveland Indians play their final MLB game at Cleveland Stadium; lose 4-0 to Chicago White Sox Chicago

October 3, 1995 - Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California, Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

October 3, 1995 - In a huge 3-way hockey trade, Claude Lemieux went to Colorado Avalanche, Steve Thomas to New Jersey Devils and Wendell Clark to the New York Islanders in a swap of high profile NHL forwards, In a huge 3-way hockey trade, Claude Lemieux went to Colorado Avalanche, Steve Thomas to New Jersey Devils and Wendell Clark to the New York Islanders in a swap of high profile NHL forwards

October 3, 1997 - Carolina Hurricanes lose the NHL franchise's 1st home game, 4-3 vs Pittsburgh Penguins at the Greensboro Coliseum, Carolina Hurricanes lose the NHL franchise's 1st home game, 4-3 vs Pittsburgh Penguins at the Greensboro Coliseum

October 3, 1997 - NHL games played outside North America for the first time; Vancouver Canucks beat Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, 3-2 in Tokyo, Japan, NHL games played outside North America for the first time; Vancouver Canucks beat Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, 3-2 in Tokyo, Japan

October 3, 1999 - St Louis 1st baseman Mark McGwire hits his 65th homer of the season in a rain shortened 9-5 win over Cubs at Busch Stadium; wins 2nd straight HR title over Sammy Sosa , who hits his 63rd HR in same game, St Louis 1st baseman Mark McGwire hits his 65th homer of the season in a rain shortened 9-5 win over Cubs at Busch Stadium; wins 2nd straight HR title over Sammy Sosa , who hits his 63rd HR in same game

October 3, 1999 - Chelsea scores massive upset when they humble English Premiership champions Manchester United, 5-0 at Stamford Bridge; Gus Poyet sets the tone scoring after just 27 seconds; Nicky Butt is sent-off for United, Chelsea scores massive upset when they humble English Premiership champions Manchester United, 5-0 at Stamford Bridge; Gus Poyet sets the tone scoring after just 27 seconds; Nicky Butt is sent-off for United

October 3, 2001 - After a 21-season career, Paul Coffey officially retires from the NHL, having won 4 Stanley Cups with Edmonton Oilers, finishing 2nd on all-time list for points by defensemen (1,531 in 1,409 games), and playing in 14 All-Star Games, After a 21-season career, Paul Coffey officially retires from the NHL, having won 4 Stanley Cups with Edmonton Oilers, finishing 2nd on all-time list for points by defensemen (1,531 in 1,409 games), and playing in 14 All-Star Games

October 3, 2001 - San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds Is walked for the 171st time in 11-8 win at Houston; breaks Babe Ruth's 1923 MLB single-season record for walks, San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds Is walked for the 171st time in 11-8 win at Houston; breaks Babe Ruth's 1923 MLB single-season record for walks

October 3, 2001 - San Diego outfielder Rickey Henderson scores a run in the 3rd inning of the Padres' 12-5 loss to LA Dodgers to tie the MLB record of 2,245 runs scored held by the legendary Ty Cobb, San Diego outfielder Rickey Henderson scores a run in the 3rd inning of the Padres' 12-5 loss to LA Dodgers to tie the MLB record of 2,245 runs scored held by the legendary Ty Cobb

October 3, 2004 - New England Patriots win their 18th consecutive NFL game, beating Buffalo Bills, 31-17 at Ralph Wilson Stadium; Tom Brady 17-for-30 for 298 yards & 2 TDs, New England Patriots win their 18th consecutive NFL game, beating Buffalo Bills, 31-17 at Ralph Wilson Stadium; Tom Brady 17-for-30 for 298 yards & 2 TDs

October 3, 2004 - Seattle Mariners Japanese right fielder Ichiro Suzuki adds 2 more singles in a 3-0 defeat to Texas, to finish the season with a MLB record 262 hits, Seattle Mariners Japanese right fielder Ichiro Suzuki adds 2 more singles in a 3-0 defeat to Texas, to finish the season with a MLB record 262 hits

October 3, 2007 - South Africa's Mark Boucher breaks Ian Healy's record to become the wicketkeeper with most dismissals in Test cricket (395); stumps Umar Gul off Paul Harris in 2nd innings of 1st Test win v Pakistan in Karachi, South Africa's Mark Boucher breaks Ian Healy's record to become the wicketkeeper with most dismissals in Test cricket (395); stumps Umar Gul off Paul Harris in 2nd innings of 1st Test win v Pakistan in Karachi

October 3, 2008 - Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor, Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor

October 3, 2008 - American surfer Kelly Slater clinches his record 9th world championship after round 3 of Billabong Pro in Mundaka, Spain; accrues enough points with 5 victories to win title with 2 scheduled ASP Tour contests to be surfed, American surfer Kelly Slater clinches his record 9th world championship after round 3 of Billabong Pro in Mundaka, Spain; accrues enough points with 5 victories to win title with 2 scheduled ASP Tour contests to be surfed

October 3, 2012 - Miguel Cabrera goes 0 for 2 in a 1-0 Tigers win v Royals to end the season as MLB's first Triple Crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967; leads AL with .330 average, 44 homers and 139 RBI, Miguel Cabrera goes 0 for 2 in a 1-0 Tigers win v Royals to end the season as MLB's first Triple Crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967; leads AL with .330 average, 44 homers and 139 RBI

October 3, 2015 - Host nation England crashes out of Rugby World Cup in pool stage; loses to Australia, 33-13 at Twickenham; Bernard Foley scores 2 tries and kicks 4 penalties & 3 conversions for the Wallabies, Host nation England crashes out of Rugby World Cup in pool stage; loses to Australia, 33-13 at Twickenham; Bernard Foley scores 2 tries and kicks 4 penalties & 3 conversions for the Wallabies

October 3, 1953 - MLB player and manager Sparky Anderson (19) weds childhood sweetheart Carol Valle, MLB player and manager Sparky Anderson (19) weds childhood sweetheart Carol Valle

October 3, 1573 - Entonius Walaeus, Dutch Calvinist theologist

October 3, 1605 - Li Tzu-ch'eng, Chinese revolutionary who dethroned last Ming emperor

October 3, 1647 - Johannes Voet, Dutch lawyer

October 3, 1716 - Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist

October 3, 1720 - Johann Peter Uz, German poet

October 3, 1728 - Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont, French spy and transvestite

October 3, 1789 - Francis Gregory, American Rear Admiral

October 3, 1790 - John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation

October 3, 1792 - Francisco Morazán, 2nd President of The Federal Republic of Central America

October 3, 1797 - Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany

October 3, 1800 - George Bancroft, American historian

October 3, 1803 - John Gorrie, American scientist and inventor

October 3, 1804 - Townsend Harris, American diplomat

October 3, 1804 - Allan Kardec, French author and founder of Spiritism

October 3, 1806 - Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader

October 3, 1814 - Mikhail Lermontov, Russian poet and writer

October 3, 1830 - George Brayton, American engineer who developed the Brayton Cycle combustion engine

October 3, 1844 - Patrick Manson, Scottish physician and parasitologist

October 3, 1848 - Henry Lerolle, French painter

October 3, 1854 - William Crawford Gorgas, American physician and 22nd Surgeon-General of the U.S. Army

October 3, 1856 - Timothy Thomas Fortune, American orator, civil rights leader, writer and publisher

October 3, 1860 - Annie Horniman, English theater owner

October 3, 1863 - Pyotr Kozlov, Russian explorer

October 3, 1865 - Johan Eilerts de Haan, Dutch sea officer

October 3, 1867 - Pierre Bonnard, French painter and illustrator

October 3, 1869 - Clara Noyes, American nurse

October 3, 1871 - Stijn Streuvels [Frank Lateur], Flemish writer

October 3, 1882 - Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal

October 3, 1882 - A. Y. Jackson, Canadian painter

October 3, 1885 - Langley Collyer, American hoarder

October 3, 1885 - Sophie Treadwell, American playwright and journalist

October 3, 1886 - Henri Alain-Fournier, French novelist

October 3, 1889 - Carl von Ossietzky, German journalist and pacifist

October 3, 1894 - Elmer Robinson, American politician

October 3, 1894 - Walter Warlimont, German General WWII

October 3, 1896 - Gerardo Diego, Spanish poet

October 3, 1897 - Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, African-American midwife

October 3, 1897 - Louis Aragon, French poet and writer

October 3, 1900 - Jay Irving, American cartoonist

October 3, 1900 - Thomas Wolfe, American novelist

October 3, 1902 - Arturo da Costa e Silva, 27th President of Brazil

October 3, 1904 - Charles J. Pedersen, American biochemist

October 3, 1908 - David Herbert, British writer and raconteur

October 3, 1916 - María de los Ángeles Alvariño González, Spanish marine biologist and oceanographer

October 3, 1916 - James Herriot [Alfred Wight], English veterinarian and novelist

October 3, 1919 - John Boyd [Boyd Bradfield Upchurch], American sci-fi author

October 3, 1919 - James M. Buchanan, American economist

October 3, 1923 - Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician

October 3, 1924 - Harvey Kurtzman, American cartoonist and founding editor of Mad magazine

October 3, 1925 - Gore Vidal, American author

October 3, 1927 - Kenojuak Ashevak, Canadian Inuit artist

October 3, 1928 - Shridath Ramphal, Guyanese Secretary-General

October 3, 1929 - Bert Stern, American photographer

October 3, 1934 - Hiteswar Saikia, Indian politician and Chief Minister of Assam

October 3, 1935 - Charles "Charlie" Duke Jr, American Brigadier General and astronaut

October 3, 1938 - Dave Obey, American politician

October 3, 1938 - Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Peruvian economist and 66th President of Peru

October 3, 1943 - Jeff Bingaman, American politician

October 3, 1944 - Roy Horn, German-American Las Vegas entertainer

October 3, 1944 - Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician

October 3, 1944 - Bob Riley, American politician

October 3, 1945 - Kay Baxter, American bodybuilder

October 3, 1947 - Fred DeLuca, American co-founder of the Subway chain

October 3, 1949 - Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut

October 3, 1951 - Kathryn Sullivan, Paterson NJ, geologist and astronaut

October 3, 1951 - Bernard Cooper, American writer

October 3, 1954 - Al Sharpton [Alfred Charles], American minister and civil rights activist

October 3, 1957 - Tim Westwood, Pimp My Ride UK presenter and DJ

October 3, 1959 - Carmen Russo, Miss Teenage Italy

October 3, 1960 - Cinzia De Ponti, [Fiordeponti], Pescara Italy

October 3, 1963 - Marion Peck, American artist and painter

October 3, 1967 - Rob Liefeld, American comic book writer and artist

October 3, 1967 - Walter Polovchak, Ukrainian-American asylum seeker

October 3, 1967 - Denis Villeneuve, French Canadian director

October 3, 42 BC - Gaius Cassius Longinus, Roman senator and conspirator against Julius Caesar

October 3, 695 - "Black Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered

October 3, 695 - "White Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered

October 3, 1207 - Xin Qiji, Chinese poet and military leader

October 3, 1226 - Saint Francis of Assisi, Italian founder of the Franciscan Order

October 3, 1283 - Dafydd ap Gruffyd, last monarch of Gwynnedd, dies

October 3, 1369 - Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol

October 3, 1564 - Christophorus Fabritius, [Christoffel Smit], calvinist vicar, burned

October 3, 1568 - Elisabeth of Valois, daughter of King Henry II of France and 3rd wife of Philip II of Spain

October 3, 1596 - Florent Chrestien, French writer

October 3, 1611 - Charles, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader

October 3, 1629 - Giorgi Saakadze, Georgian military leader

October 3, 1649 - Giovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman

October 3, 1653 - Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian

October 3, 1656 - Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader

October 3, 1690 - Robert Barclay, Scottish writer

October 3, 1701 - Joseph Williamson, English politician

October 3, 1703 - Pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded

October 3, 1703 - Richard Saab, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded

October 3, 1704 - Jean-Baptiste Denys, French physician who performed the 1st human blood transfusion, a xenotransfusion

October 3, 1795 - Tula, leader of Curacaose slave uprising, executed

October 3, 1801 - Philippe Henri, marquis de Ségur, Marshal of France

October 3, 1826 - Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist, dies

October 3, 1838 - Black Hawk, Leader of the Sauk Native American tribe (b. 1767)

October 3, 1862 - Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brigadier general

October 3, 1867 - Elias Howe, American inventor

October 3, 1873 - Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies

October 3, 1877 - James Roosevelt Bayley, first Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore

October 3, 1881 - Orson Pratt, American mathematician and religious leader

October 3, 1884 - Hans Makart, Austrian painter

October 3, 1890 - Joseph Hergenröther, German historian

October 3, 1891 - Edouard Lucas, French mathematician

October 3, 1896 - William Morris, artist and writer associated with Arts and Crafts movement

October 3, 1929 - Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor

October 3, 1930 - Charles Louis Philippe Zilcken, Dutch painter and author

October 3, 1952 - Alfred Neumann, German playwright

October 3, 1953 - Florence Sabin, American Scientist who was the first woman to graduate from Johns Hopkins and the first lifetime woman member of the National Academy of Sciences

October 3, 1971 - Leah Baird, writer

October 3, 1975 - Bauke Tuinstra, Fries notary/writer

October 3, 1975 - Guy Mollet, Prime Minister of France

October 3, 1979 - Charles White, American artist

October 3, 1981 - Walter Mehring, German writer

October 3, 1983 - Kurt Kusenberg, writer

October 3, 1987 - Jean Anouilh, French dramatist

October 3, 1988 - Franz Josef Strauss, German politician, Minister of Defense

October 3, 1988 - Generoso Pope Jr, National Enquirer owner

October 3, 1989 - Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered

October 3, 1990 - Stefano Casiraghi, Italian speedboat racer, businessman and husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco

October 3, 1991 - Max Cantor, journalist, dies

October 3, 1993 - Johan Scheps, Dutch politician

October 3, 1993 - Sgt. First Class Randy Shughart, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient

October 3, 1993 - Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient

October 3, 1995 - Charles Lacy Veach, American astronaut

October 3, 1996 - Denis Frank Owen, British ecologist and natural historian

October 3, 1996 - Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord

October 3, 1996 - Thomas ap Rees, British botanist

October 3, 1996 - Tony Parker, British oral historian

October 3, 1997 - A. L. Rowse, British author and historian

October 3, 1999 - Akio Morita, Japanese businessman

October 3, 2000 - John Grant, British politician

October 3, 2002 - Robert Krausz, Stock market advisor and investor

October 3, 2002 - John Weitz, American author and fashion designer

October 3, 2003 - William Steig, American cartoonist and children's author

October 3, 2006 - Alberto Ramento, Filipina bishop

October 3, 2006 - John Crank, British mathematician

October 3, 2006 - Peter Norman, Australian track star

October 3, 2007 - M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic

October 3, 2008 - Karam ud Din, Pakistani Navy officer

October 3, 2009 - Queen Fatima, former Libyan queen

October 3, 2009 - Robert Kirby, British music arranger

October 3, 2010 - Abraham Sarmiento, Sr., Filipino Supreme Court jurist

October 3, 2015 - Denis Healey, English politician

October 3, 2017 - Jalal Talabani, Iraqi-Kurdish politician and President of Iraq

October 3, 2017 - Michel Jouvet, French neuroscientist and medical researcher who discovered the region of the brain that controls rapid eye movement

October 3, 2017 - Isabella Karle, American scientist who was instrumental in developing techniques to extract plutonium chloride

October 3, 2333 BC - State of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao, State of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao

October 3, 52 BC - Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar , ending the siege and battle of Alesia, Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar , ending the siege and battle of Alesia

October 3, 42 BC - First Battle of Philippi: Triumvirs Mark Antony and Octavian fight an indecisive battle with Caesar's assassins Brutus and Cassius., First Battle of Philippi: Triumvirs Mark Antony and Octavian fight an indecisive battle with Caesar's assassins Brutus and Cassius.

October 3, 1143 - Cardinal Guido elected Pope Coelestinus II, Cardinal Guido elected Pope Coelestinus II

October 3, 1247 - Willem II of Holland elected Roman Catholic German emperor, Willem II of Holland elected Roman Catholic German emperor

October 3, 1264 - Comet said to predict death of Pope Urban IV is last seen, Comet said to predict death of Pope Urban IV is last seen

October 3, 1283 - Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered, Dafydd ap Gruffydd, Prince of Gwynedd, Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered

October 3, 1430 - Jews are expelled from Eger Bohemia, Jews are expelled from Eger Bohemia

October 3, 1569 - Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots, Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots

October 3, 1574 - The Siege of Leiden is lifted by the Watergeuzen and the forces of Admiral Boisot, The Siege of Leiden is lifted by the Watergeuzen and the forces of Admiral Boisot

October 3, 1605 - Chinese uprising on Philippines, Tondo/Quiapo massacre, Chinese uprising on Philippines, Tondo/Quiapo massacre

October 3, 1657 - French troops occupy Mardyke, French troops occupy Mardyke

October 3, 1683 - The Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu., The Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu.

October 3, 1691 - English & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland, English & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland

October 3, 1712 - The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor, The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor

October 3, 1735 - France & Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord, France & Emperor Karel VI sign peace accord

October 3, 1739 - The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the end of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736-1739., The Treaty of Nissa is signed by the Ottoman Empire and Russia at the end of the Russian-Turkish War, 1736-1739.

October 3, 1778 - Captain James Cook anchors at Alaska, Captain James Cook anchors at Alaska

October 3, 1789 - Washington proclaims 1st national Thanksgiving Day on Nov 26, Washington proclaims 1st national Thanksgiving Day on Nov 26

October 3, 1793 - A warrant is issued for the arrest of French mathematician and philosopher Marquis de Condorcet forcing him into hiding, A warrant is issued for the arrest of French mathematician and philosopher Marquis de Condorcet forcing him into hiding

October 3, 1835 - Staedtler Company was founded by J.S. Staedtler in Nuremburg, Germany., Staedtler Company was founded by J.S. Staedtler in Nuremburg, Germany.

October 3, 1849 - American author Edgar Allan Poe is found delirious in a gutter in Baltimore, Maryland under mysterious circumstances; it is the last time he is seen in public before his death., American author Edgar Allan Poe is found delirious in a gutter in Baltimore, Maryland under mysterious circumstances; it is the last time he is seen in public before his death.

October 3, 1862 - -10] Battle of Corinth, Mississippi, -10] Battle of Corinth, Mississippi

October 3, 1862 - Skirmish at Bardstown, Kentucky, Skirmish at Bardstown, Kentucky

October 3, 1863 - Lincoln designates last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day, Lincoln designates last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day

October 3, 1872 - Bloomingdale's department store in NY opens, Bloomingdale's department store in NY opens

October 3, 1873 - Captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War., Captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War.

October 3, 1888 - Explorer Fridtjof Nansen and his team complete first known crossing of Greenland interior, arriving in Godthaab, Explorer Fridtjof Nansen and his team complete first known crossing of Greenland interior, arriving in Godthaab

October 3, 1890 - Capt Guillaume of Kerckhoven marches into Boma Congo, Capt Guillaume of Kerckhoven marches into Boma Congo

October 3, 1899 - J S Thurman patents motor-driven vacuum cleaner, J S Thurman patents motor-driven vacuum cleaner

October 3, 1904 - France & Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence, France & Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence

October 3, 1904 - Mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal & Industrial School, Mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal & Industrial School

October 3, 1906 - US regime names Charles Magoon, governor of Cuba, US regime names Charles Magoon, governor of Cuba

October 3, 1906 - William Vaughan Moody's "Great Divide" premieres in NYC, William Vaughan Moody's "Great Divide" premieres in NYC

October 3, 1908 - Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky , Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna, Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky , Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna

October 3, 1913 - US Federal income tax signed into law (at 1%) by President Woodrow Wilson, US Federal income tax signed into law (at 1%) by President Woodrow Wilson

October 3, 1915 - 7.8 earthquake shakes Pleasant Valley, Nevada, 7.8 earthquake shakes Pleasant Valley, Nevada

October 3, 1918 - Boris becomes king of Bulgaria, Boris becomes king of Bulgaria

October 3, 1918 - Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria abdicates the throne in favour of his eldest son Tsar Boris III, Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria abdicates the throne in favour of his eldest son Tsar Boris III

October 3, 1918 - Selwyn Theater opens at 229 W 42nd St NYC, Selwyn Theater opens at 229 W 42nd St NYC

October 3, 1919 - Serbian, Croatian & Slavic parliment accord for 8 hr work day, Serbian, Croatian & Slavic parliment accord for 8 hr work day

October 3, 1922 - 1st facsimile photo sent over city telephone lines, Washington, D.C., 1st facsimile photo sent over city telephone lines, Washington, D.C.

October 3, 1922 - Rebecca Felton of Georgia becomes 1st woman in Senate, Rebecca Felton of Georgia becomes 1st woman in Senate

October 3, 1924 - King Hussein of Hedzjaz abdicts throne, King Hussein of Hedzjaz abdicts throne

October 3, 1926 - 1st congress of Pan European Movement (Pan-Europese Beweging) opens in Vienna, 1st congress of Pan European Movement (Pan-Europese Beweging) opens in Vienna

October 3, 1928 - French submarine "Ondine" sinks returning to Toulon, drowning 42, French submarine "Ondine" sinks returning to Toulon, drowning 42

October 3, 1929 - British Labour government recovers diplomatic relations with USSR, British Labour government recovers diplomatic relations with USSR

October 3, 1929 - Julius Curtius succeeds Gustav Stresemann as German foreign minister, Julius Curtius succeeds Gustav Stresemann as German foreign minister

October 3, 1929 - Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes changes name to Yugoslavia, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats & Slovenes changes name to Yugoslavia

October 3, 1932 - Iraq gains full independence from Britain, joins League of Nations, Iraq gains full independence from Britain, joins League of Nations

October 3, 1933 - Gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant, Gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant

October 3, 1935 - Italy invades Ethiopia, starting the Second Italo-Ethiopian War, Italy invades Ethiopia, starting the Second Italo-Ethiopian War

October 3, 1939 - Lemmer-Urk Dike closes, Lemmer-Urk Dike closes

October 3, 1940 - France Vichy government proclaims end to Jewish status, France Vichy government proclaims end to Jewish status

October 3, 1940 - US forms parachute troops, US forms parachute troops

October 3, 1941 - Adolf Hitler says Russia is "already broken and will never rise again" in a broadcast to the German people, Adolf Hitler says Russia is "already broken and will never rise again" in a broadcast to the German people

October 3, 1941 - All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS, All elderly Jewish men of Kerenchug Ukraine, are killed by SS

October 3, 1941 - Nazis blow up 6 synagoges in Paris, Nazis blow up 6 synagoges in Paris

October 3, 1942 - FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization, FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization

October 3, 1942 - Launch of 1st A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km), Launch of 1st A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)

October 3, 1943 - British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy, British 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy

October 3, 1943 - Operations begin at PETA Java, defending (Japanese) fatherland, Operations begin at PETA Java, defending (Japanese) fatherland

October 3, 1944 - 1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland, 1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland

October 3, 1944 - RAF bombs West Kapelse, RAF bombs West Kapelse

October 3, 1945 - World Federation of Trade Unions forms; CIO a member, World Federation of Trade Unions forms; CIO a member

October 3, 1947 - 1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed, 1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed

October 3, 1948 - Columbia University reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo, Columbia University reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo

October 3, 1949 - WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta, WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta

October 3, 1950 - 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah), 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah)

October 3, 1950 - Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas, Indonesian army opens assault on Ambon, South Moluccas

October 3, 1952 - 1st British nuclear test at Monte Bello Island in Australia, 1st British nuclear test at Monte Bello Island in Australia

October 3, 1954 - "Father Knows Best" premieres, "Father Knows Best" premieres

October 3, 1955 - "Mickey Mouse Club" premieres, "Mickey Mouse Club" premieres

October 3, 1955 - Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira becomes President of Brazil, Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira becomes President of Brazil

October 3, 1955 - Soviet battleship "Novorossiisk" strikes WW II mine in Baltic Sea, Soviet battleship "Novorossiisk" strikes WW II mine in Baltic Sea

October 3, 1957 - German statesman Willy Brandt is elected mayor of West Berlin (1957-1966), German statesman Willy Brandt is elected mayor of West Berlin (1957-1966)

October 3, 1957 - Allen Ginsberg 's Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene, Allen Ginsberg 's Howl and Other Poems is ruled not obscene

October 3, 1960 - Janio Quadros elected president of Brazil, Janio Quadros elected president of Brazil

October 3, 1960 - San Francisco's White House department store is the 1st to accept BankAmericard, San Francisco's White House department store is the 1st to accept BankAmericard

October 3, 1962 - Wally Schirra in Sigma 7 launched into Earth orbit, Wally Schirra in Sigma 7 launched into Earth orbit

October 3, 1963 - Hurricane hits Haiti; about 5,000 die & 100,000 injured, Hurricane hits Haiti; about 5,000 die & 100,000 injured

October 3, 1966 - Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva elected president, Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva elected president

October 3, 1967 - King Boudouin inaugurates world's biggest floodgate (Antwerp), King Boudouin inaugurates world's biggest floodgate (Antwerp)

October 3, 1967 - William Knight sets X-15 speed rec of 7,297 KPH/4,534 MPH/Mach 6.72, William Knight sets X-15 speed rec of 7,297 KPH/4,534 MPH/Mach 6.72

October 3, 1968 - Howard Sacklers "Great White Hope" premieres in NYC, Howard Sacklers "Great White Hope" premieres in NYC

October 3, 1968 - Military coup overthrows President Fernando Belaúnde Terry in Peru, Military coup overthrows President Fernando Belaúnde Terry in Peru

October 3, 1968 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site, US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

October 3, 1968 - The proposed civil rights march in Derry, Northern Ireland, is banned from the area of the city centre and the Waterside area; the banning order is issued under the Public Order Act by William Craig, then Home Affairs Minister, The proposed civil rights march in Derry, Northern Ireland, is banned from the area of the city centre and the Waterside area; the banning order is issued under the Public Order Act by William Craig, then Home Affairs Minister

October 3, 1972 - Spaceflight 71-2 launched; 1st flexible substrate photovoltaic flown, Spaceflight 71-2 launched; 1st flexible substrate photovoltaic flown

October 3, 1972 - USSR performs nuclear test, USSR performs nuclear test

October 3, 1973 - Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader, Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

October 3, 1974 - Ted Bundy victim Nancy Wilcox disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah, Ted Bundy victim Nancy Wilcox disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah

October 3, 1974 - Watergate crinimal trial begins, Watergate crinimal trial begins

October 3, 1975 - Ireland AKZO director Tiede Herrema kidnap, Ireland AKZO director Tiede Herrema kidnap

October 3, 1976 - Helmuth Kohl's CDU wins German parliament election, Helmuth Kohl's CDU wins German parliament election

October 3, 1977 - Indira Gandhi arrested, Indira Gandhi arrested

October 3, 1978 - Gold hits record $223.50 an ounce in London, Gold hits record $223.50 an ounce in London

October 3, 1980 - 4 die in attack on a synagogue in Paris, 4 die in attack on a synagogue in Paris

October 3, 1981 - Irish Nationalists at Maze Prison near Belfast end 7-month hunger strike, Irish Nationalists at Maze Prison near Belfast end 7-month hunger strike

October 3, 1984 - US government shuts down due to lack of agreement over passage of bills, US government shuts down due to lack of agreement over passage of bills

October 3, 1985 - 21st Shuttle Mission (51J)-Atlantis 1-all-military flight launched, 21st Shuttle Mission (51J)-Atlantis 1-all-military flight launched

October 3, 1985 - Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) adopts constitution, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) adopts constitution

October 3, 1985 - Pope John Paul II beatifies Titus Brandsma, Pope John Paul II beatifies Titus Brandsma

October 3, 1985 - South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands adopts constitution, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands adopts constitution

October 3, 1985 - Walter Polovchak becomes a "free man" upon turning 18, Walter Polovchak becomes a "free man" upon turning 18

October 3, 1986 - Soviet Yankee-class sub sinks off NC, 3 die, Soviet Yankee-class sub sinks off NC, 3 die

October 3, 1986 - TASCC, a superconducting cyclotron at the Chalk River Laboratories, was officially opened., TASCC, a superconducting cyclotron at the Chalk River Laboratories, was officially opened.

October 3, 1987 - Michael Pruffer of France skis 135.26 MPH at Portillo, Chile, Michael Pruffer of France skis 135.26 MPH at Portillo, Chile

October 3, 1987 - USSR performs underground nuclear test, USSR performs underground nuclear test

October 3, 1988 - 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days, 26th Space Shuttle Mission, Discovery 7 returns to Earth after 4-days

October 3, 1988 - Criterion Center Theater opens at Broadway bet 44th & 45th Sts NYC, Criterion Center Theater opens at Broadway bet 44th & 45th Sts NYC

October 3, 1988 - Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months), Lebanese kidnappers release Mithileshwar Singh (held for 30 months)

October 3, 1988 - WBMW-FM, Washington, D.C. changes calls to WJFK & begins airing Howard Stern, WBMW-FM, Washington, D.C. changes calls to WJFK & begins airing Howard Stern

October 3, 1989 - Panamanian Defense Force attempted coup of Manuel Noriega fails, Panamanian Defense Force attempted coup of Manuel Noriega fails

October 3, 1990 - Reunification of East and West Germany. West German flag is raised above the Brandenburg Gate on the stroke of midnight., Reunification of East and West Germany. West German flag is raised above the Brandenburg Gate on the stroke of midnight.

October 3, 1993 - Battle at TV station Ostankino, Moscow townhall, about 25 killed Learn More >>, Battle at TV station Ostankino, Moscow townhall, about 25 killed Learn More >>

October 3, 1993 - Boris Yeltsin declares state of emergency in Moscow, Boris Yeltsin declares state of emergency in Moscow

October 3, 1993 - Harry Belafonte performs in Tivoli Copenhagen, Harry Belafonte performs in Tivoli Copenhagen

October 3, 1993 - Somali General Aidids arm forces kill 18 US Rangers, Somali General Aidids arm forces kill 18 US Rangers

October 3, 1993 - Battle of Mogadishu: In an attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid's organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 US Soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting., Battle of Mogadishu: In an attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid's organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 US Soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting.

October 3, 1994 - Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected president of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected president of Brazil

October 3, 1995 - 1st first-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW vs Western Australia ), 1st first-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW vs Western Australia )

October 3, 1996 - Thunderdome in Tampa Bay renamed Tropicana Field, Thunderdome in Tampa Bay renamed Tropicana Field

October 3, 1997 - Gordie Howie, 69, plays in 7th decade, with IHL'S Detroit Vipers, Gordie Howie, 69, plays in 7th decade, with IHL'S Detroit Vipers

October 3, 1997 - Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record at 280.3 mph, Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record at 280.3 mph

October 3, 2003 - Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers, canceling the show for good., Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers, canceling the show for good.

October 3, 2004 - Final game in Montreal Expos team history is played in NYC against the Mets at Shea Stadium, an 8-1 defeat; Jamey Carroll scores the final Expos run and Endy Chavez is the last Expos batter, Final game in Montreal Expos team history is played in NYC against the Mets at Shea Stadium, an 8-1 defeat; Jamey Carroll scores the final Expos run and Endy Chavez is the last Expos batter

October 3, 2008 - The $700 billion bailout bill for the US financial system is signed by President George W. Bush, The $700 billion bailout bill for the US financial system is signed by President George W. Bush

October 3, 2010 - 19th Commonwealth Games open in Delhi, India, 19th Commonwealth Games open in Delhi, India

October 3, 2012 - 34 people are killed by a series of bombings in Aleppo, Syria, 34 people are killed by a series of bombings in Aleppo, Syria

October 3, 2013 - 325 people are killed after a migrant ship catches fire and shipwrecks of the coast of Lampedusa, Italy, 325 people are killed after a migrant ship catches fire and shipwrecks of the coast of Lampedusa, Italy

October 3, 2013 - 13 people are killed after a passenger plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria, 13 people are killed after a passenger plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria

October 3, 2013 - Chinese President President Xi Jinping announces plans for a ‘21st Century Maritime Silk Road’, linking China to Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean (Belt and Road Initiative / One Belt One Road) while in Indonesia, Chinese President President Xi Jinping announces plans for a ‘21st Century Maritime Silk Road’, linking China to Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean (Belt and Road Initiative / One Belt One Road) while in Indonesia

October 3, 2014 - 83 million accounts are compromised after a cyber attack on JP Morgan Chase & 9 other financial institutions, 83 million accounts are compromised after a cyber attack on JP Morgan Chase & 9 other financial institutions

October 3, 2015 - US airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing around 19, US airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing around 19

October 3, 2015 - Flash floods on the French Riviera kill at least 19 people, Flash floods on the French Riviera kill at least 19 people

October 3, 2016 - Yoshinori Ohsumi from Japan wins Nobel Prize for Medicine for research into autophagy, Yoshinori Ohsumi from Japan wins Nobel Prize for Medicine for research into autophagy

October 3, 2017 - King Felipe of Spain speaks out against the Catalan referendum saying organizers have "broken the rule of law", King Felipe of Spain speaks out against the Catalan referendum saying organizers have "broken the rule of law"

October 3, 2017 - US President Donald Trump visits Puerto Rico after it was devastated by hurricane Maria, US President Donald Trump visits Puerto Rico after it was devastated by hurricane Maria

October 3, 2017 - Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves", Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"

October 3, 2018 - Wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor arrested on corruption charges, Wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor arrested on corruption charges

October 3, 2018 - Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for discoveries in enzyme research, Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for discoveries in enzyme research

October 3, 2018 - Cervical Cancer could be eliminated in Australia within decades because of government vaccination program, according to report in "The Lancet Public Health", Cervical Cancer could be eliminated in Australia within decades because of government vaccination program, according to report in "The Lancet Public Health"

October 3, 2018 - First exomoon, moon outside the solar system, discovered 8,000 years away (size of Neptune) by astronomers at Columbia University, First exomoon, moon outside the solar system, discovered 8,000 years away (size of Neptune) by astronomers at Columbia University

October 3, 2018 - 259 people have died taking selfies since 2011 according to study in "Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care", 259 people have died taking selfies since 2011 according to study in "Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care"

October 3, 2018 - Most expensive whisky ever sold at auction for $1.1 million, the Macallan Valerio Adami 1926, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Most expensive whisky ever sold at auction for $1.1 million, the Macallan Valerio Adami 1926, in Edinburgh, Scotland

October 3, 2018 - Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Frances Arnold, Gregory Winter and George Smith for their use of evolution to produce new enzymes and antibodies, Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Frances Arnold, Gregory Winter and George Smith for their use of evolution to produce new enzymes and antibodies