On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Claude Ruel resigns as coach of the NHL Montreal Canadiens; replacement Al MacNeil leads Habs to a Stanley Cup championship 5 months later
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Karembeu, French footballer
  • Jennifer Rothschild, [Rubin], actress (Judas Project)
  • Laura Schuler, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Lindsey Hunter, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
  • Paul Byrd, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Louisville, Kentucky