What Happened on December 3, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Australian Rugby star David Pocock is arrested after protesting against a coal mine under construction in an Australian national forest
  • Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, resigns
  • Protests erupt in cities across the US after a grand jury decides not to charge the New York City police officer who killed Eric Garner with a choke-hold

Famous Deaths

  • Ian McLagan, English rocker, dies from a stroke at 69