On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Former slave Frederick Douglass publishes the first edition of his abolitionist paper, The North Star.
Ku Klux Klan members are convicted by an Alabama jury for the murder of white civil rights activist Viola Gregg Liuzzo.
A 23-year-old Marlon Brando cries "Stella!" for the first time on Broadway in the play A Streetcar Named Desire.
Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner's Camelot premieres at the Majestic Theatre in New York City. The musical goes on to run for 873 performances.
Bob Marley survives an assassination attempt, sustaining gunshot wounds to his chest and arm.
Born on This Day
Born: December 3, 1948
Age: 64 years old
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Occupation: Singer, Reality Television Star
Singer, Television Personality / 1927 - 2012
Andy Williams is an American singer whose hits include “Moon River.” His Emmy-winning TV show entertained families during the 1960s and 1970s.
1927 | 84 years old
Singer, Television Personality
1960 | 52 years old
Animal Rights Activist, ...
Born: December 3, 1960
Age: 52 years old
Birthplace: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
1857 | 66 years old
1968 | 44 years old
Died on This Day
Died: December 3, 1894
Age: 44 years old
Place: Vailima , Samoa
2000 | 83 years old
1999 | 57 years old
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