Historical Events In October - 03
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1930 Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/etcher/author (Bauer), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history glenn Hall, National Hockey League goaltender
1931 On this day in history carl August Nielsen, composer, dies at 66
1932 Iraq gains full independence from Britain, joins League of Nations on October - 03.
1933 On October - 03 gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant
1933 Neale A Fraser, tennis champ (US Open-1959) on October - 03.
1934 On this day in history benjamin Boretz, composer
1935 On this day in history italy invades Ethiopia
1935 On this day in history abdon Pamich, Italy, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1964)
1936 Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series on this day in history.
1936 Steve Reich, NYC, composer (My Name is) on this day in history.
1937 Boldizsar Csiky, composer on October - 03.
1939 Lemmer-Urk Dike closes on October - 03.
1940 On October - 03 anti-Jewish laws are passed by the Vichy government.
1940 France Vichy govt proclaims end to Jewish status on this day in history.
1941 The birth of Chubby Checker, American rock singer on October - 03.
1941 Adolf Hitler says Russia is "broken" & would "never rise again" on October - 03.
1941 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer (Kuhreigen), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)
1942 On October - 03 fDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization
1943 On October - 03 british 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy
1944 On this day in history 1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland
1945 On October - 03 world Federation of Trade Unions formed; CIO a member
1945 Elvis Presley's 1st public appearance, he is 10 on this day in history.
1946 Cards beat Dodgers 8-4 at Ebbets Field to win NL playoffs 2-0 on October - 03.
1947 First telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed on October - 03.
1947 On this day in history "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances
1948 Columbia U reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo on this day in history.
1949 On October - 03 wERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta
1950 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah) on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history battle of Maryang-San, Korea starts
1951 On this day in history helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 1 (HS-1), first of its kind in the Navy, was established at NAS Key West, Fla.
1951 On this day in history bobby Thomson HR-Giants win pennant defeating Dodgers
1952 On this day in history britain tests its first atomic bomb, on an island off the coast of Australia