On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1914

Historical Events

  • Dutch army opens fire on interned Belgian soldiers: 8 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward "Corky" Cornelius, American jazz trumpeter (Benny Goodman; Gene Krupa), born in Cicero, Indiana (d. 1943)
  • Irving Fine, American composer (Toccata), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1962)
1914 Highlights

About December 3, 1914

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius