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October 3rd

October 3rd is the 276th day of the year (277th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 89 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about October 3rd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on October 3rd

1925 Gore Vidal (author)

Gore Vidal

1938 Eddie Cochran (singer)

1940 Walter Alvarez (geologist)

1941 Chubby Checker (singer)

1949 Lindsey Buckingham (guitarist, singer, composer, producer - Fleetwood Mac)

Lindsay Buckingham

1950 Pamela Hensley (actress)

1954 Al Sharpton (minister and activist)

1954 Stevie Ray Vaughn (musician)

1954 Dennis Eckersley (baseball pitcher)

Dennis Eckersley

1959 Greg Proops (actor, comedian)

1962 Tommy Lee (drummer in Motley Crue, Pamela Anderson's ex-husband)

1964 Clive Owen (actor)

1969 Gwen Stefani (singer)

1973 Neve Campbell (actress)

1973 Lena Headey (actress)

1978 Jake Shears (singer-songwriter - Scissor Sisters)

1981 Zlatan Ibrahimović (soccer player)

1984 Ashlee Simpson (singer)

October 3rd in History

52 BC Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to Julius Caesar after the Battle of Alesia.

Julius Caesar

1872 The Bloomingdale Brothers open their first store in New York City.

1932 Iraq gains independence from Britain.

1942 First successful launch of the V-2 rocket from Peenemünde, German. It is the first manmade object to reach space.

1952 UK conducts its first atomic bomb test.

Atomic Bomb

1955 The Mickey Mouse Club debuts.

1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show debuts.

1990 East and West Germany are reunited.

1995 O. J. Simpson found not guilty of murder.

October 3rd is also

Day of German Unity (Germany)

German Unity Day

National Foundation Day (South Korea)


People born on October 3rd are Libra


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