On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: George Vancouver, Groupie Doll, Tapizar, Mizdirection, Shanghai Bobby, Little Mike, Trinniberg, Wise Dan, Fort Larned
  • Syrian rebels launch a major assault on Taftanaz airbase

Famous Weddings

  • Olympic gymnast Carly Patterson (24) weds Mark Caldwell (27) at the Main Street Garden Park in Dallas, Texas
  • Professional bull rider Luke Snyder (30) weds Jennifer Manna (34) at Big Cedar Lodge outside of Branson, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Tommy Goodwin, British track cyclist, dies at 91