On This Day: October 03rd
This is 277th day of the year and 89 days remain in the year.
St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan order, died.
The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes formally changed its name to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
Captain Kangaroo and The Mickey Mouse Club premiered on television.
Frank Robinson was named the first African-American manager in major league baseball.
October 03 BirthdaysThomas Wolfe1900—1938, American novelist, b. Asheville, N.C.
Dave Winfieldbaseball player
Stevie Ray Vaughanblues musician
Tommy Leerock musician
Pierre Bonnardpainter and illustrator
John RossNative American chief
Al Sharpton, Jr.civil rights activist and minister