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 This day in History - December 3
358 Historic Events for December 3
1937

Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)

Birth
1937

Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies

Death
1937

Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)

Birth
1938

AAU's decides to continue linear measuring system over metric

Event
1938

Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner

Birth
1938

Jos‚ Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)

Birth
1939

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj's 6th Symphony, premieres

Event
1941

Hitler views Poltava Ukraine

Event
1941

Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)

Birth
1941

Johann Christian August Sinding, composer, dies at 85

Death
1942

Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, composer, dies at 75

Death
1943

Strike of Monte Cassino, Italy begins

Event
1943

Battle of Monte Cassino, Italy begins

Event
1943

Valerie Perrine, Galveston Tx, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)

Birth
1943

Howard Hanson's 4th Symphony, premieres

Event
1943

9th Heisman Trophy Award: Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame (QB)

Event
1944

NFL Cardinals-Pitts merger disolves

Event
1944

Mussert puts Seyss-Inquart plan for small Nazi-Europe

Event
1944

Hungarian death march of Jews ends

Event
1944

US 5th Armour division occupies Brandenburg Hurtgenwald

Event
1944

Delfien Vanhaute, Flemish pastor/poet (Ark of Noah), dies at 75

Death
1944

British order to disarm, causes general strike in Greece

Event
1945

Laura Dean, Staten Island NYC, composer/choreographer (Drumming)

Birth
1946

US govt asks UN to order dictator Franco out of Spain

Event
1946

12th Heisman Trophy Award: Glenn Davis, Army (HB)

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