What Happened on October 3, 1940

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • France Vichy government proclaims end to Jewish status
  • Reds beat Tigers ending NL's 10-game World Series losing streak
  • US forms parachute troops

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan O'Day, rocker, born in Hollywood, California (d. 2013)
  • Jean Ratelle, NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)
  • Mike Troy, US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1960)