On this day: October 3

Published On: Oct 03 2012 01:53:54 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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1978: Actress Shannyn Sossamon, best known for movies such as "A Knight's Tale," "40 Days and 40 Nights" and "The Rules of Attraction," is born in Honolulu, Hawaii.