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Historical Events In December - 03

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

1931  On this day in history alka Seltzer goes on sale  

1931  On December - 03 ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director (Sonja)  

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

1932  On this day in history corry Brokken, Dutch singer  

1933  Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000 on December - 03.  

1933  On December - 03 paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate  

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

1934  On this day in history italian colonial Tripoli & Cyrenaica annexed to Libya  

1934  Nicolas Coster, actor (Robert Delaney-Another World) on this day in history.  

1937  On this day in history bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)  

1937  Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies on December - 03.  

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

1941  On this day in history hitler views Poltava Ukraine  

1941  On December - 03 johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85  

1942  On December - 03 wilhelm Peterson-Berger, composer, dies at 75  

1943  On this day in history 9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (QB)  

1944  On this day in history civil War breaks out in Greece  

1944  On December - 03 civil War starts in Athens Greece  

1944  British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece on December - 03.  

1944  Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75 on December - 03.  

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

1947  On December - 03 tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Broadway debut.  

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

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

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

1948  On this day in history first US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in  

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

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  On December - 03 first TV broadcast in Hawaii  

1952  On this day in history 1st TV broadcast in Hawaii  

1953  "Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances on this day in history.  

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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  Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist was born on this day in history.  

1560  Jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627) was born on this day in history.  

1576  On this day in history birth of marsilio Casentini, composer  

1668  Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer was born on December - 03.  

1684  On December - 03 birth of ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)  

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

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  Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on this day in history.  

1137  On December - 03 lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67  

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

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

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

1469  On this day in history piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53  

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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