On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
President Abraham Lincoln makes Thanksgiving a nationwide holiday to be commemorated and celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of November.
Bob Keeshan debuts as Captain Kangaroo on the popular CBS children's show of the same name.
After deliberating for four hours, jurors find O.J. Simpson not guilty of murdering Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
The Mickey Mouse Club, a variety show created by Walt Disney and featuring an ever-changing cast of teenage performers, premieres on ABC.
Roy Horn, of the Las Vegas duo Siegfried & Roy, is attacked by one of his trained tigers during a performance.
An Italian court overturns the conviction of American student Amanda Knox, who was found guilty of killing her British roommate.
Born on This Day
Born: October 3, 1969
Age: 43 years old
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Occupation: Fashion Designer, Songwriter, Singer
1962 | 50 years old
1954 | 35 years old
Born: October 3, 1964
Age: 48 years old
Birthplace: Coventry, United Kingdom
Occupation: Film Actor
1973 | 39 years old
1954 | 58 years old
Civil Rights Activist, ...
Died on This Day
Died: October 3, 1967
Age: 55 years old
Place: New York, New York , United States
Occupation: Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer
1998 | 70 years old
2004 | 77 years old
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