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 This day in History - December 3
358 Historic Events for December 3
1952

Marcos Perez Jim‚nez elected president of Venezuela

Event
1952

Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)

Birth
1952

Mel Smith, author (Morons From Outer Space)

Birth
1953

Eisenhower criticizes McCarthy for saying communists are in Rep party

Event
1953

Franz Klammer, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1976)

Birth
1953

"Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances

Event
1953

Premier of Dmitri Shostakovitch' 5th String Quartet

Event
1954

Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)

Birth
1954

Enrique Soro Barriga, composer, dies at 70

Death
1954

Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard," premieres

Event
1954

William Walton's opera "Troilus and Cressida," premieres in London

Event
1955

Melody Anderson, Edmonton, actress (Natalie Dillon-All My Children)

Birth
1955

KTVE TV channel 10 in Monroe-El Dorado, LA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1956

England and France pull troops out of Egypt

Event
1956

KFSA (now KFSM) TV channel 5 in Ft Smith, AR (CBS) 1st broadcast

Event
1956

Hart Bochner, Los Angeles CA, actor/director (Rich and Famous)

Birth
1956

Wilt Chamberlain's 1st collegiate basketball game (scores 52)

Event
1957

Frank E Gannett, newspaper publisher, dies at 81

Death
1957

23rd Heisman Trophy Award: John Crow, Texas AandM (HB)

Event
1958

Indonesian parliament accepts nationalisation of Dutch businesses

Event
1959

Kathy Jordan, Bryn Mawr PA, tennis player (US Opens Doubles 1981)

Birth
1959

State of emergency on Cyprus ends

Event
1960

Hermann Stephani, composer, dies at 83

Death
1960

Daryl Hannah, actress (Splash, Blade Runner)

Birth
1960

Mike Ramsey, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth