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Calendar for September 3rd, 2013

1650s

  • Died 1658: Oliver Cromwell (military leader)

  • 1780s

  • 1783: Treaty of Paris signed between the U.S. and Great Britain

  • 1830s

  • 1833: New York Sun became the first daily "penny press" newspaper

  • 1838: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass escaped slavery

  • 1840s

  • Born 1849: Sarah Orne Jewett (author)

  • 1870s

  • Born 1875: Ferdinand Porsche (auto manufacturer)

  • 1880s

  • 1885: First classes at U.S. Naval War College began

  • 1890s

  • 1895: First professional football game played

  • 1910s

  • Born 1913: Alan Ladd (actor)

  • Born 1917: Robert Truax (Rocket Scientist)

  • 1920s

  • Born 1923: Mort Walker (cartoonist)

  • 1930s

  • Born 1935: Eileen Brennan (actress)

  • 1935: World record set by auto averaging 301.13 mph for 1 mile, Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah

  • 1950s

  • 1951: Search for Tomorrow first aired on television

  • 1960s

  • Died 1962: e. e. cummings (poet)

  • Born 1965: Charlie Sheen (actor)

  • Died 1967: Woody Guthrie (musician & songwriter)

  • Born 1969: Dominic West (actor)

  • 1970s

  • 1976: Viking 2 lander touched down on Mars at Utopia Planitia

  • 1980s

  • 1981: 19-inning baseball game began at Fenway Park in Boston

  • 1990s

  • Died 1991: Frank Capra (director)

  • 2000s

  • Died 2002: W. Clement Stone (parlayed $100 into a $2 billion insurance empire)

  • Died 2005: William H. Rehnquist (Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court)

  • 2006: 47-lb. flathead catfish caught, Ohio River, Pennsylvania

  • 2010s

  • Died 2012: Michael Clarke Duncan (actor)


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