On this day: October 3

POSTED: 10:53 PM PDT Oct 02, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 02, 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 - Elias Howe
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1867: Elias Howe, the American inventor who invented a commercially successful sewing machine, dies at age 48 in Brooklyn, New York.

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