Historical Events on October 3 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 224 of 224

  • 1994 Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected president of Brazil

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1994 Gary Larson, announces he is retiring from doing "Far Side" cartoon

Cartoonist Gary Larson
Cartoonist
Gary Larson
  • 1995 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (NSW v W Prov)

MurderMurder of Interest

1995 O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • 1996 Thunderdome in Tampa Bay renamed Tropicana Field
  • 1997 Carolina Hurricanes 1st home game vs Pitts Penguins
  • 1997 Gordie Howie, 69, plays in 7th decade, with IHL'S Detroit Vipers
  • 1997 Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record at 280.3 mph
  • 1997 Vancouver Canucks beats Mighty Ducks, 3-2 in Japan
  • 2003 Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy is attacked by one of the shows tigers, canceling the show for good.

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2008 The $700 billion bailout bill for the US financial system is signed by President George W. Bush

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 2008 O.J. Simpson found guilty of charges of kidnapping and armed robbery
  • 2010 19th Commonwealth Games open in Delhi, India
  • 2012 34 people are killed by a series of bombings in Aleppo, Syria
  • 2013 325 people are killed after a migrant ship catches fire and shipwrecks of the coast of Lampedusa, Italy
  • 2013 13 people are killed after a passenger plane crashes in Lagos, Nigeria
  • 2014 83 million accounts are compromised after a cyber attack on JP Morgan Chase & 9 other financial institutions
  • 2015 US airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing around 19
  • 2015 Flash floods on the French Riviera kill at least 19 people
  • 2015 Host England loses to Australia 33-13 and crashes out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage
  • 2016 Yoshinori Ohsumi from Japan wins Nobel Prize for Medicine for research into autophagy
  • 2017 King Felipe of Spain speaks out against the Catalan referendum saying organizers have "broken the rule of law"
  • 2017 US President Trump visits Puerto Rico devastated by hurricane Maria
  • 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"