On This Day in History for December 3 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 115 of 115

  • 1986 Sri Lanka all out 55 v WI in one-dayer Walsh 5-1 in 4 3 overs
  • 1988 NY Lotto pays $45 million to twelve winner (#s are 1-8-13-18-28-48)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989 Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and US President George H. W. Bush, declare the Cold War over

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • 1991 Muslim Shi'ites release US hostage Alan Steen
  • 1991 White House Chief of Staff John Sununu resigns
  • 1992 UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia
  • 1992 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.
  • 1995 Naeem Akhtar takes 10-28 for Rawalpindi B against Peshawar
  • 1995 Northwestern South Carolina begins using new area code 864
  • 1999 NASA loses radio contact with the Mars Polar Lander moments before the spacecraft enters the Martian atmosphere.
  • 2005 XCOR Aerospace makes first manned rocket aircraft delivery of US Mail in Mojave, California.
  • 2007 Devastating winter storms cause Chehalis River to flood many cities in Lewis County, Washington, closing 20-mile portion of Interstate 5 for several days, resulting in at least eight deaths and billions of dollars of damage
  • 2014 Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, resigns
  • 2014 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
  • 2015 US Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces all combat roles in US armed forced will be opened to women

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