On this day: October 3

Published On: Oct 03 2012 01:53:54 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2013 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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1959: Golfer Fred Couples, a former world No. 1 who won the 1992 Masters Tournament and has been inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, is born in Seattle, Washington.