On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • India invades West Pakistan and a full scale war begins claiming hundreds of lives and starting the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon commutes Jimmy Hoffa's jail term

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Sinclair, Jamaican footballer
  • Keegan Connor Tracy, Canadian actress
  • Vernon White, American mixed martial artist