What Happened on October 3rd

Historical Events

  • 2333 BC The state of Gojoseon (Modern-day Korea) founded by Dangun Wanggeom during the reign of the Chinese Emperor Yao.
  • 1283 Dafydd ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd in Wales, becomes the first person executed by being hanged, drawn and quartered.
  • 1906 SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy
  • 1974 Watergate trial begins
  • 1990 Reunification of East & West Germany. West German flag raised above Brandenburg Gate on the stroke of midnight
  • 1995 OJ Simpson found not guilty in murder of Nicole Simpson & Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California
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The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna.

On October 3, 1908

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