October 3 Deaths in History - October 3 Birthdays - October 3 Events

2004 Janet Leigh, actress, Psycho, dies at 76
2003 Florence Stanley, actress, Barney Miller, dies at 79
2003 William Steig, cartoonist/writer, New Yorker, dies at 95
2002 Bruce Paltrow, American Producer
2000 Benjamin Orr, singer/guitarist, Drive, dies at 53
1999 Akio Morita, industrialist, CEO of SONY, dies at 78
1998 Roddy McDowall, actor/photographer, Planet of the Apes, dies at 70
1997 Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian, dies at 93
1996 Denis Frank Owen, Natural historian, dies at 65
1996 Eustace Wenworth Roskill, law lord, dies at 85
1996 Tony Parker, oral historian, dies at 73
1995 Molly Harris, actress/writer (Immortal), dies at 82
1994 Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48
1994 Dub Taylor, actor (Poor Pretty Eddie), dies of a heart attack at 87
1994 Harriet Nelson, actress (Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 80
1994 V, comedian/actor, dies at 48
1994 Virginia Dale, U.S. actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
1994 Walter C "Dub" Taylor II, U.S. actor (You Can't Take it All), dies at 86
1993 JH Scheps, Dutch MP (Social Democratic), dies at 93
1991 Max Cantor, journalist, dies
1990 Stefano Casiraghi, Princess Caroline of Monaco husband, dies at 30
1989 Joseph Wybran, Belgian physician/Jews foreman, murdered
1988 Franz Josef Strauss, West German Minister of defense 1956 - 1962, dies at 73
1988 Generoso Pope, Jr., National Enquirer owner, dies at 61
1987 Jean Anouilh, French playwright (Ball of the Voleurs), dies at 77
1987 Hans Gal, pianist, composer, teacher, trained at New Vienna Conservatory, director, Mainz Conservatory
1985 Charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68
1985 Maurice Copeland, actor (Ralph-Those Young Charmings), dies at 74
1983 John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69
1983 Kurt Kusenberg, writer, dies at 79
1982 Roger J J Claessen, Belgian soccer star, dies at 41
1982 Vivien Merchant, actress (Accident, Offense), dies at 53
1981 Walter Mehring, writer, dies at 85
1979 Charles White, artist, dies at 61 in Los Angeles
1979 Claudia Jennings, playmate (Nov, 1969), dies in car crash at 29
1975 Bauke Tuinstra, Fries notary/writer (Ealse and I), dies at 75
1975 Guy Mollet, French premier (1956-57), dies at 69
1971 Leah Baird, writer (Jungle Bride), dies of anemia at 88
1971 Sean O. Riada, born in County Limerick, Ireland, bandleader, composer, influential in 1960's traditional Irish music renaissance, dies at 40
1967 Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), dies at 72
1967 Pinto Colvig, animation voice (Goofy, Pluto), dies at 75
1967 Walter Muller von Kulm, composer, dies at 68
1967 Woodrow Wilson "Woodie" Guthrie, U.S. folk singer and guitarist, dies at 55
1965 Zachary Scott, U.S. actor, (Southerner, Flame of Islands), dies at 51
1959 William Bishop, actor (Steve-It's a Great Life), dies at 42
1957 Lorinc Szabo, Hungarian poet (Tucsokzene), dies at 57
1954 Herbert Prior, actor (Pollyanna), dies at 87
1953 Arnold Bax, British composer, dies at 69
1953 Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, British composer (Coronation March), dies at 69
1952 Alfred Neumann, German writer, dies at 56
1941 Wilhelm Kienzl, Austria composer (Kuhreigen), dies at 84
1931 Carl August Nielsen, composer, dies at 66
1930 Charles LP "Philip" Zilcken, painter/etcher/author (Bauer), dies at 73
1929 Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (Nobel 1926), dies at 51
1929 Jeanne Eagels, actress (The Letter), dies at 35
1919 Daniel Brink Towner, composer, dies at 69
1912 Guido Papini, composer, dies at 65
1907 Alfred Reisenauer, composer, dies at 43
1903 Benedetto Junck, composer, dies at 51
1896 William Morris, writer, dies at 62
1890 Andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36
1889 Karel Miry, composer, dies at 66
1884 Hans Makart, Austrian painter (Geur), dies at 44
1881 Orson Pratt, American Theologian
1873 Kintpuash, Captain Jack, fought Modoc indians, Oregon, dies
1862 Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union Brigadier-General, dies in battle at 47
1853 Andre Georges Louis Onslow, composer, dies at 69
1828 Josephus Andreas Fodor, composer, dies at 77
1826 Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Labyrinth), dies
1820 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer, dies at 74
1795 Tula, leader Curacaose slave uprising, executed
1777 Jeremias van Riemsdok, Governor-General of Dutch Indies, dies at 64
1750 Georg Matthias Monn, composer, dies at 33
1703 Pieter van Wooden, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded
1703 Richard Saab, Amersfoorts rebel leader, beheaded
1685 Fidel Molitor, composer, dies at 58
1656 Myles Standish, Plymouth Colony leader, dies (birth date unknown)
1653 Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, historian, dies at 41
1646 Virgilio Mazzocchi, composer, dies at 49
1568 Elisabeth van Valois, French queen of Spain, dies at 23
1564 Christophorus Fabritius, Christoffel Smit, calvinist vicar, burned
1283 Dafydd ap Gruffyd, last monarch of Gwynnedd (North-Wales), dies
695 "Black Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered
695 "White Ewald", helper of Willibrord, murdered

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