What Happened on December 3, 2014

Historical Events

  • Australian Rugby star David Pocock is arrested after protesting against a coal mine under construction in an Australian national forest
  • Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, resigns
  • Protests erupt in cities across the US after a grand jury decides not to charge the New York City police officer who killed Eric Garner with a choke-hold
2014 History

Famous Divorces

Idina Menzel

"How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (44) and Broadway actress Idina Menzel (43) file for divorce after 11 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Ian McLagan, English rock keyboardist (Small Face; Faces), dies from a stroke at 69
  • Nathaniel Branden, Canadian-American psychotherapist, dies at 84

About December 3, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Blank Space - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: These Days - Take That