On this day: October 3

POSTED: 1:53 AM Oct 03 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 03 2014

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 - Akio Morita
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1999: Japanese businessman Akio Morita, who co-founded Sony along with Masaru Ibuka in 1946, dies of pneumonia at age 78 in Tokyo, Japan.

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