This day in history, October 3:
- 1773: Charles Kellogg born (d. 1842); congressman, farmer from New York state, buried in Fairview Cemetery
- 1914: Michigan defeats Case (now Case Western Reserve) 69-0 at Ferry Field in front of 5,049 fans, led by coach Fielding Yost.
- 1923: Jack Stegeman born (d. 2011); founder of Campus Realty
- 1928: Bernie Galler born (d. 2006); mathematician, programmer, developer of MAD computer language
- 1980: Bruce Springsteen begins his "The River" tour at Crisler Arena, with Bob Seger joining him for an encore. Bruce forgets the words on Born to Run.