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Historical Events In December - 03

Monday, 08 March 2021

1954  On this day in history samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard," premieres  

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

1955  On this day in history kTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting  

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

1956  England & France pull troops out of Egypt on this day in history.  

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  On December - 03 indonesian parliament accepts nationalisation of Dutch businesses  

1959  On this day in history state of emergency on Cyprus ends  

1960  On December - 03 "Camelot" opens at the Majestic Theater on Broadway  

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

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

1961  Anton Geesink becomes 1st not-Japanese judo world champion on this day in history.  

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 December - 03.  

1965  On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 8; crashes on Moon  

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  On December - 03 final run of "20th Century Limited," famed New York-Chicago luxury train  

1967  Annette Kolb, writer, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

1969  John Lennon is offered role of Jesus Christ in Jesus Christ Superstar on December - 03.  

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 this day in history.  

1973  On December - 03 pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (1st fly-by of an outer planet)  

1973  On this day in history michael O'Shea, actor (Denny- It's a Great Life), dies at 67  

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

1975  On December - 03 hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies  

1976  On December - 03 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  On this day in history christie's auctions a thimble for a record $18,400  

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

1984  On December - 03 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  On December - 03 virginia Lacy Jones, US librarian/presidents advisor, dies at 72  

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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 December - 03.  

1483  Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist was born on this day in history.  

1560  Jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627) was born on December - 03.  

1576  On December - 03 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  Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) was born on December - 03.  

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

1137  On this day in history lotharius III, of Supplinburg, Roman-Ger emperor (1133-37), dies at 67  

1154  On this day in history anastasius IV, Pope (1153-54), dies  

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 December - 03 piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53  

1491  On December - 03 thomas Basin, French historian/bishop of Lisieux, dies  

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

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