On this day: October 3

Published On: Oct 03 2012 12:53:54 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - OJ Simpson
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1995: O.J. Simpson is acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. The jury had actually arrived at the verdict the previous afternoon, after only four hours of deliberation following an eight-month trial, but Judge Lance Ito postponed the announcement until the following morning.

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