What Happened on December 3, 2005

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 10th Big 12 Championship Game: #2 Texas beats Colorado, 70-3
  • 14th SEC Championship Game: #13 Georgia beats #3 LSU, 34-14
  • 1st ACC Championship Game: #22 Florida State beats #5 Virginia Tech, 27-22
  • XCOR Aerospace makes first manned rocket aircraft delivery of US Mail in Mojave, California.

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway

Famous Weddings

  • "The Last Samurai" actor Ken Watanabe (46) weds actress Kaho Minami (41) in Tokyo
  • French heiress Athina Onassis (20) weds Olympic gold medalist equestrian Alvaro de Miranda Neto (32) in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Marilyn Manson lead singer Brian Warner (36) weds burlesque performer Dita Von Teese (33) at Castle Gurteen in County Tipperary, Ireland
  • NBC correspondent Hoda Kotb (41) weds New Orleans tennis coach Burzis Kanga in the Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Herb Moford, American baseball player (b. 1928)