Historical Events In October - 03
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1930 Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/etcher/author (Bauer), dies at 73 on this day in history.
1931 Glenn Hall, National Hockey League goaltender on October - 03.
1931 Carl August Nielsen, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1932 On October - 03 iraq gains full independence from Britain, joins League of Nations
1933 Gustave "Staf" de Clerq forms Flemish National Covenant on this day in history.
1933 Neale A Fraser, tennis champ (US Open-1959) on this day in history.
1934 Benjamin Boretz, composer on October - 03.
1935 On October - 03 italy invades Ethiopia
1935 Abdon Pamich, Italy, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1964) on October - 03.
1936 Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series on October - 03.
1936 Steve Reich, NYC, composer (My Name is) on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history boldizsar Csiky, composer
1939 On October - 03 lemmer-Urk Dike closes
1940 On this day in history anti-Jewish laws are passed by the Vichy government.
1940 France Vichy govt proclaims end to Jewish status on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history the birth of Chubby Checker, American rock singer
1941 On this day in history adolf Hitler says Russia is "broken" & would "never rise again"
1941 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer (Kuhreigen), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1942 On October - 03 launch of the First A-4/V-2 rocket to altitude of 53 miles (85 km)
1942 FDR forms Office of Economic Stabilization on October - 03.
1943 On this day in history british 8th army lands at Termoli, East Italy
1944 On October - 03 1st broadcast of Radio Herrijzend Netherland
1945 World Federation of Trade Unions formed; CIO a member on October - 03.
1945 On October - 03 elvis Presley's 1st public appearance, he is 10
1946 On October - 03 cards beat Dodgers 8-4 at Ebbets Field to win NL playoffs 2-0
1947 First telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed on October - 03.
1947 On October - 03 "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 WERD, 1st black-owned radio station, opens in Atlanta on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history 1st black lead (Ethel Waters) on TV (Beulah)
1951 On October - 03 battle of Maryang-San, Korea starts
1951 Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 1 (HS-1), first of its kind in the Navy, was established at NAS Key West, Fla on this day in history.
1951 Bobby Thomson HR-Giants win pennant defeating Dodgers on this day in history.
1952 On October - 03 britain tests its first atomic bomb, on an island off the coast of Australia