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 This day in History - December 3
358 Historic Events for December 3
1910

Neon lights, 1st publically seen (Paris Auto Show)

Event
1910

Mary Baker Eddy, founder (Christian Science (Monitor)), dies

Death
1910

Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon

Birth
1911

Nino Rota, Milan Italy, composer (Torquemada)

Birth
1911

Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures)

Birth
1912

Gerrit Brinkman becomes 1st Dutch traffic officer

Event
1912

Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece and Bulgaria sign weapons pact

Event
1913

Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish industrial/resistance fighter

Birth
1914

Irving Fine, Boston Mass, composer (Toccata)

Birth
1914

Neth army shoots up geā€¹nterneerde Belgian soldiers: 8 killed

Event
1919

Charles Craig, opera singer

Birth
1919

Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78

Death
1920

Turkey and Armenia agree to peace treaty

Event
1921

Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking)

Birth
1921

9th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0

Event
1922

1st successful technicolor movie (Tall of the Sea), shown in NYC

Event
1923

Maria Callas, opera singer

Birth
1923

1st Congressional open session broadcast via radio (Wash DC)

Event
1923

Tom Fears, NFL end (LA Rams)

Birth
1923

Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder (batted and ran)

Birth
1924

John Backus, inventor (FORTRAN computer language)

Birth
1925

Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests during 1950's)

Birth
1926

Hans Otte, German composer/pianist

Birth
1926

Hans Gunther Franz Otte, composer

Birth
1926

Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr/Red Army work together)

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