On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 2016

Historical Events

  • US army decides it will not allow an oil pipeline to be built in North Dakota, after months of protests by The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Membrado, Spanish-French classical guitarist and composer, dies at 81
  • Gigliola Frazzoni, Italian operatic soprano, dies at 93
  • S. Newman Darby, American inventor of the sailboard, dies at 88
2016 Highlights

About December 3, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Sagittarius