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Historical Events In December - 03

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

1954  Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard," premieres on this day in history.  

1954  On this day in history enrique Soro Barriga, composer, dies at 70  

1955  KTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting on December - 03.  

1956  Wilt Chamberlain's first collegiate basketball game (scores 52) on this day in history.  

1956  England & France pull troops out of Egypt on December - 03.  

1957  23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas A&M (HB) on this day in history.  

1957  Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81 on December - 03.  

1958  Indonesian parliament accepts nationalisation of Dutch businesses on December - 03.  

1959  State of emergency on Cyprus ends on December - 03.  

1960  On this day in history "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway  

1960  "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances on December - 03.  

1960  Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1961  Anton Geesink becomes 1st not-Japanese judo world champion on December - 03.  

1961  Jekabs Graubins, composer, dies at 75 on December - 03.  

1962  On this day in history edith Spurlock Sampson sworn-in as 1st US black female judge  

1964  On December - 03 police arrests 800 sit-in students at University of California at Berkeley  

1964  Ernst Ginsberg, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1965  USSR launches Luna 8; crashes on Moon on December - 03.  

1967  Dr. Christiaan Barnard performs the world's first successful heart transplant at Cape Town, South Africa. The recipient of the new heart, Louis Washkansky, survived 18 days on December - 03.  

1967  Final run of "20th Century Limited," famed New York-Chicago luxury train on December - 03.  

1967  On December - 03 annette Kolb, writer, dies at 92  

1969  On December - 03 john Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar  

1969  On this day in history ruth White, actress (Fugitive), dies of cancer at 55  

1972  Convair 990A charter crashes in Tenerife Canary Island, 155 die on December - 03.  

1973  On this day in history pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (1st fly-by of an outer planet)  

1973  Michael O'Shea, actor (Denny- It's a Great Life), dies at 67 on December - 03.  

1975  On this day in history laos falls to communist forces; Lao People's Democratic Rep proclaimed  

1975  Hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history mary Nash, actress (Phila Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91  

1978  William Grant Still, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1979  Christie's auctions a thimble for a record $18,400 on December - 03.  

1979  Eleven people are killed when fans stampede during a concert by The Who at Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history thousands die and over 200,000 are injured from a gas leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India (the world's worst industrial accident). occurred when gas leaked from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India.  

1984  Virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidents advisor, dies at 72 on December - 03.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 03

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1368  On December - 03 birth of charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)  

1483  On December - 03 birth of nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist  

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

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

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

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

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

1750  Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer was born on December - 03.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 03

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0450  On this day in history petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies  

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

1154  On December - 03 anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies  

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

1463  Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on December - 03.  

1469  On December - 03 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 December - 03.  

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