Historical Events In October - 03
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1872 On October - 03 bloomingdale's department store in NY opens
1872 On this day in history edward Faber Schneider, composer
1873 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 on this day in history.
1873 Captain Jack and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War on October - 03.
1873 On this day in history kintpuash, [Captain Jack], fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies
1880 On this day in history warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan)
1881 Ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer on October - 03.
1882 On this day in history gunther von Kluge, German fieldmarshal
1883 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 on this day in history.
1884 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44 on October - 03.
1886 Henri Alain-Fournier, French novelist (Great Adventure) on this day in history.
1888 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) on October - 03.
1889 On October - 03 cv Ossietzky, writer
1889 Karel Miry, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1890 On October - 03 capt Guillaume of Kerckhoven marches into Boma Congo
1890 Henry Hull, Louisville KY, actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra) on October - 03.
1890 Andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1893 Frantisek Picha, composer on this day in history.
1895 Kurt Schumacher, co-founder/president West German SDP [OS] on this day in history.
1896 On October - 03 william Morris, writer, dies at 62
1897 On October - 03 the birth of Louis Aragon, French poet
1897 On this day in history josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)
1899 J S Thurman patents motor-driven vacuum cleaner on this day in history.
1899 On October - 03 gertrude Berg, Harlem NYC, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs)
1900 On this day in history edward Elgar/Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham
1900 On this day in history jay Irving, NYC, cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh)
1901 On October - 03 masao Oki, composer
1902 Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/pres of Brazil (1967-69) on October - 03.
1903 On October - 03 benedetto Junck, composer, dies at 51
1904 On October - 03 mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal and Industrial School
1904 France & Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence on October - 03.
1904 On October - 03 charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
1906 On this day in history sOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy
1907 On this day in history alfred Reisenauer, composer, dies at 43