On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "1776" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • Golden State Warriors terminates guard Latrell Sprewell's four-year, $32 million NBA contract for attacking coach P.J. Carlesimo

Famous Deaths

  • Marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91
  • Steve Hamilton, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63