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Historical Events In December - 03

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1931  Alka Seltzer goes on sale on December - 03.  

1931  On this day in history ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director (Sonja)  

1932  20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6 on this day in history.  

1932  On December - 03 corry Brokken, Dutch singer  

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

1933  Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate on December - 03.  

1933  Richard Henry Warren, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1934  On December - 03 italian colonial Tripoli & Cyrenaica annexed to Libya  

1934  On this day in history nicolas Coster, actor (Robert Delaney-Another World)  

1937  Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500) on December - 03.  

1937  On this day in history prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies  

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

1938  Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon) on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres  

1941  On this day in history 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 December - 03 civil War starts in Athens Greece  

1944  On this day in history british order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece  

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

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

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  On this day in history chinese refugee ship "Kiangya" explodes in E China Sea, killing 1,100  

1948  First US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in on December - 03.  

1949  KRLD (now KDFW) TV channel 4 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (CBS) begins on December - 03.  

1949  Elin Pelin, writer, dies on December - 03.  

1950  On this day in history cleve Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Phila 13-7)  

1952  First TV broadcast in Hawaii on December - 03.  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1368  Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422) was born on this day in history.  

1483  Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist was born on December - 03.  

1560  On this day in history birth of jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627)  

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

1668  On this day in history birth of casimir Schweizelsperg, composer  

1684  On this day in history birth of ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)  

1729  Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) was born on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1154  Anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies on December - 03.  

1265  On this day in history death of odofredus, Italian jurist  

1463  On December - 03 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 December - 03.  

1533  Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33), dies at 54 on December - 03.  

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