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Historical Events In December - 03

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1931  Alka Seltzer goes on sale on December - 03.  

1931  Ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director (Sonja) on this day in history.  

1932  20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6 on December - 03.  

1932  Corry Brokken, Dutch singer on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000  

1933  On this day in history paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate  

1933  On December - 03 richard Henry Warren, composer, dies at 74  

1934  Italian colonial Tripoli & Cyrenaica annexed to Libya on this day in history.  

1934  On December - 03 nicolas Coster, actor (Robert Delaney-Another World)  

1937  On December - 03 bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)  

1937  Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies on this day in history.  

1938  AAU's decides to continue linear measuring system over metric on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)  

1939  Dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres on this day in history.  

1941  On December - 03 hitler views Poltava Ukraine  

1941  On this day in history johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85  

1942  On this day in history wilhelm Peterson-Berger, composer, dies at 75  

1943  On December - 03 9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (QB)  

1944  On December - 03 civil War breaks out in Greece  

1944  On this day in history civil War starts in Athens Greece  

1944  British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75  

1946  12th Heisman Trophy Award: Glenn Davis, Army (HB) on December - 03.  

1947  Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Broadway debut on December - 03.  

1947  On December - 03 tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire," premieres in NYC  

1948  "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss) on this day in history.  

1948  Chinese refugee ship "Kiangya" explodes in E China Sea, killing 1,100 on this day in history.  

1948  First US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in on this day in history.  

1949  KRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins on this day in history.  

1949  Elin Pelin, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1950  On December - 03 cleve Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Phila 13-7)  

1952  On December - 03 first TV broadcast in Hawaii  

1952  1st TV broadcast in Hawaii on December - 03.  

1953  On December - 03 "Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1368  On this day in history birth of charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)  

1483  On this day in history birth of nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist  

1560  On December - 03 birth of jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627)  

1576  Marsilio Casentini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1668  On December - 03 birth of casimir Schweizelsperg, composer  

1684  Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature) was born on December - 03.  

1729  On December - 03 birth of padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)  

1750  On December - 03 birth of johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer  

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Famous Deaths In December - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0450  On December - 03 petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies  

1137  Lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67 on December - 03.  

1154  Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on this day in history.  

1265  Death of Odofredus, Italian jurist on this day in history.  

1463  On this day in history louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies  

1469  Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53 on December - 03.  

1491  Thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies on this day in history.  

1533  Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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