On this day: October 3

POSTED: 1:53 AM Oct 03 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 03 2013

Bobby Thomson hits the "shot heard 'round the world," Woody Guthrie passes away, Germany comes together, and O.J. Simpson is found not guilty, all on this day.

OTD October 3 - Al Sharpton
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1954: The Rev. Al Sharpton, an American Baptist minister, civil rights activist and television/radio talk show host, is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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