Historical Events In October - 03
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1872 On October - 03 bloomingdale's department store in NY opens
1872 On October - 03 edward Faber Schneider, composer
1873 On October - 03 the Grand Trunk Railway converts the gauge of its line between Stratford and Montreal, 421 miles together with 60 miles of sidings, from 5' 6" to the standard gauge of 4' 8 1/2". The track work was completed in 24 hours and occasioned but 16 hours interruption in the use of the main line.
1873 Captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War on October - 03.
1873 Kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies on this day in history.
1880 Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan) on this day in history.
1881 Ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer on October - 03.
1882 On this day in history gunther von Kluge, German fieldmarshal
1883 On October - 03 the Holyhead was a steamer owned by the London and North Western Railway which rammed the barque Alhambra amidships in the Irish Sea between Dublin and Holyhead in clear weather. The Holyhead's general cargo included 300 pigs, and 17 horses. The Alhambra was carrying coal as ballast and was almost cut in two and sank in a few minutes. The Holyhead sank shortly afterwards. The loss of life from the Holyhead totalled 13, including the Captain, C.W.Hicks, and his daughter. Loss of life on the Alhambra not known, but there was a crew of 25.
1884 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44 on this day in history.
1886 On October - 03 henri Alain-Fournier, French novelist (Great Adventure)
1888 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) on this day in history.
1889 On October - 03 cv Ossietzky, writer
1889 On this day in history karel Miry, composer, dies at 66
1890 Capt Guillaume of Kerckhoven marches into Boma Congo on October - 03.
1890 Henry Hull, Louisville KY, actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra) on October - 03.
1890 On October - 03 andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36
1893 Frantisek Picha, composer on October - 03.
1895 On this day in history kurt Schumacher, co-founder/president West German SDP [OS]
1896 On this day in history william Morris, writer, dies at 62
1897 On October - 03 the birth of Louis Aragon, French poet
1897 On October - 03 josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)
1899 On this day in history j S Thurman patents motor-driven vacuum cleaner
1899 Gertrude Berg, Harlem NYC, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs) on this day in history.
1900 Edward Elgar/Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham on October - 03.
1900 Jay Irving, NYC, cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh) on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history masao Oki, composer
1902 On October - 03 arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/pres of Brazil (1967-69)
1903 On this day in history benedetto Junck, composer, dies at 51
1904 On this day in history mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal and Industrial School
1904 On this day in history france & Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence
1904 On this day in history charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
1906 SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy on October - 03.
1907 On this day in history alfred Reisenauer, composer, dies at 43