December 3, 1992 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • The Greek oil tanker Aegean Sea, carrying 80,000 tonnes of crude oil, runs aground in a storm while approaching La Coruña, Spain, and spills much of its cargo.
  • UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia

Deaths in History

  • Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies