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Historical Events In December - 03

Friday, 18 September 2020

1985  On this day in history 23rd Shuttle Mission (61-B)-Atlantis 2-lands at Edwards AFB  

1985  On December - 03 sam Gillman, actor (Sam-Shane), dies at 70  

1988  Barry Sanders wins the Heisman Trophy on December - 03.  

1989  On this day in history george Bush & Mikhail Gorbachev end summit in Malta  

1989  On this day in history george Bush &: Mikhail Gorbachev end summit in Malta  

1990  Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

1991  On December - 03 hulk Hogan defeats Undertaker to become 4th time WWF champion  

1991  Muslim Shiites release US hostage Alan Steen on this day in history.  

1991  On December - 03 white House Chief of Staff John Sununu resigns  

1991  Alex Graham, British cartoonstrip artist (Fred Basset), dies on December - 03.  

1992  Harry Ellerbe, actor (House of Usher, Magnetic Monster), dies at 91 on this day in history.  

1993  On December - 03 lewis Thomas, biologist, dies of cancer at 80  

1994  AIDS activist Elizabeth Glaser, infected with HIV from a blood transfusion, dies in Santa Monica, CA, at age 47 on this day in history.  

1994  Dolf Verspoor, literary/translator (M Nijhoff prize 1958), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1995  Jimmy Jewel, comedian, dies at 82 on December - 03.  

1996  Babrak Karmal, PM of Afghanistan (1980-81), dies on December - 03.  

1997  On December - 03 marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91  

2005  Birth of Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway, grandson of King Harald V of Norway on this day in history.  

2006  On this day in history ed Stelmach is elected the new Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta, Canada, after the second ballot results, and second choice votes for Ted Morton have been added up. Ed becomes the Premier-designate of Alberta.  

2006  Explosive demolition of Germany's tallest chimney at former Westerholt Power Station on this day in history.  

2006  On this day in history hugo Chávez is re-elected President of Venezuela.  

2007  14 - United Nations Climate Change Conference at Nusa Dua in Bali, Indonesia on December - 03.  

2007  On this day in history kevin Rudd is sworn in as the 26th Prime Minister of Australia, by Governor General Major-General Michael Jeffery.  

2012  Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched in 1977, reaches the end of our solar system and enters interstellar space on this day in history.  

2014  Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, resigns on December - 03.  

2017  First pizza party in space held by astronauts of the International Space Station on December - 03.  

2018  David Attenborough warns collapse of civilisation and the natural world on the horizon at UN climate summit in Poland on this day in history.  

2018  On December - 03 dutch court in Arnhem rejects man's request to legally be recognised 20 years younger  

2018  7-year old Ryan of Ryan Toysreview is the year's highest-paid YouTube star earning $22 million on December - 03.  

2018  On December - 03 ballon d'Or: Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modrić wins; first time since 2007 that either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't win award; Norwegian striker Ada Hegerberg is inaugural women's winner  

2018  On this day in history nASA reports the arrival of the OSIRIS-REx probe at Bennu, the agency's first sample-return mission to an asteroid.  

2019  Spotify say Drake the most streamed star of the 2010s with 28 billion streams, Ed Sheeran 's "Shape Of You" most streamed track with 2.4 billion streams on December - 03.  

2019  On December - 03 google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin announce they are stepping down from roles at parent company Alphabet, Sundar Pichai to become head of both  

2019  70th anniversary of NATO marked by gathering in London of world leaders and reception by Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on this day in history.  

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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  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  On this day in history birth of marsilio Casentini, composer  

1668  Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1684  Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature) was born on this day in history.  

1729  Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango) was born on December - 03.  

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  Petrus Chrysologus, 1st archbishop of Ravenna, dies on December - 03.  

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

1463  Louis Chalon, prince of Orange, dies on this day in history.  

1469  On December - 03 piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53  

1491  On this day in history 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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