December 3

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2022 Daily Holidays that fall on December 3, include:

  • Bike Shop Day - December 3, 2022
  • Coats & Toys for Kids Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday in December)
  • Earmuffs Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday in December)
  • Global Fat Bike Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday in December)
  • Greenwood Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday in December)
  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities 
  • International Spirit of the Game Day 
  • Let's Hug Day 
  • Make a Gift Day 
  • National Apple Pie Day 
  • National Green Bean Casserole Day 
  • National Play Outside Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday of EVERY Month)
  • National Rhubarb Vodka Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday in December)
  • National Roof Over Your Head Day 
  • Skywarn Recognition Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday in December)
  • World Pear Day - December 3, 2022 (First Saturday in December)

2022 Weekly Holidays that include December 3, are:

  • Advent - November 27 - December 24, 2022
  • Clerc-Gallaudet Week - December 3-10
  • Cookie Cutter Week - December 1-7 (First Week of December)
  • Tie One On For Safety Campaign - Runs November 24, 2022 through January 1, 2023 (Thanksgiving to New Year's Day)

2022 Monthly Holidays that include December 3, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our December Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of December.

NOTE:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a moveable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.


Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for December 3 is Sagittarius.


Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for December are:

  • Holly/Narcissus - Sweetness, Self-Esteem, Vanity, The Sweetness of whoever receives it


Birthstone

The Birthstone(s) for December is:

  • Tanzanite
  • Zircon
  • Turquoise

Famous Birthdays

  • 1842 -Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American businessman who founded the Pillsbury Company (d. 1899)
  • 1927 - Andy Williams, American singer (The Andy Williams Show) (d. 2012)
  • 1948 - Ozzy Osbourne, English singer and songwriter
  • 1960 - Daryl Hannah, American actress and producer (Splash)
  • 1960 - Julianne Moore, American actress and author (The Lost World: Jurassic Park)
  • 1965 - Katarina Witt, German figure skater, and two-time Olympic Champion and actress
  • 1985 - Amanda Seyfried, American actress (Mean Girls, Big Love)


Famous Deaths

  • 1894 - Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, poet, and essayist (Treasure Island, A Child's Garden of Verses) (b. 1850)
  • 1910 - Mary Baker Eddy, American religious leader and author who founded Christian Science (b, 1821)
  • 1935 - Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (b. 1868)
  • 1981 - Walter Knott, American farmer who founded Knott's Berry Farm (b. 1889)
  • 1989 - Connie B. Gay, America businessman who founded the Country Music Association (b. 1914)
  • 1999 - Madeline Kahn, American actress, comedian, and singer (Young Frankenstein) (b. 1942)
  • 2015 - Scott Weiland American singer and songwriter who was the lead singer of the Stone Temple Pilots and made six albums with them


Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1984 - Harry Stevens (103 - Oldest Groom) marries Thelma Lucas (83) in Wisconsin
  • 1993 - Darryl Strawberry, baseball player and author marries Charisse Simon
  • 2005 - French heiress Athina Onassis marries Olympic Gold medalist equestrian Alvaro de Maranda Neto
  • 2014 - Actor Taye Diggs (Private Practice) divorces Broadway actress Idina Menzel after 11 years of marriage


Quote of the Day

Be Merry and Bright

Be Merry and Bright!


Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

Info. to Come!


This Day in History

  • 1775 - During the American Revolutionary War, the USS Alfred becomes the first ship to fly the Grand Union Flag, which was the precursor to the Stars and Stripes
  • 1800 - During the United States Presidential Election, the Electoral College votes for President and Vice President and end up in a tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr. Jefferson ultimately won.
  • 1818 - Illinois becomes the 21st U.S. State
  • 1910 - Modern neon lights are demonstrated for the first time by Georges Claude at the Paris Motor Show  
  • 1919 - The Quebec Bridge opens to traffic after 20 years of planning and construction including two collapses causing 89 deaths
  • 1929 - U.S. President Herbert Hoover delivers his first State of the Union message to Congress with a written message, rather than a speech
  • 1967 - The first heart transplant on a human (53-year-old Louis Washkansky is performed by a transplant team led by Christiaan Barnard at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1973 - Pioneer 10, an American space probe sends back the first close-up images of Jupiter
  • 1982 - A soil sample taken from Times Beach, Missouri is found to contain 300 times the safe level of Dioxin
  • 1984 - One of the worst industrial disasters in history occurs in Bhopal, India when a methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plan kills more than 3,800 initially and injures 150,000 - 600,000 others with another 6,000 ultimately dying from their injuries
  • 1989 - U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev meet off the coast of Malta and release statements indication that the Cold War between NATO and the Warsaw Pact may be coming to an end
  • 1992 - The Greek oil tanker Aegean Sea runs aground in a storm near A Coruna, Spain and spills much of their 80,000 tons of crude oil
  • 2007 - During a winter storm, the Chehalis River floods many cities in Lewis County, Washington resulting in the close of 20 miles of Interstate 5 for several days, at least 8 deaths and billions of dollars in damages
  • 2012 - Typhoon Bopha makes landfall in the Philippines resulting in 475 people killed

This Day in Music

  • 1960 - The musical Camelot debuts at the Majestic Theatre on Broadway in New York City
  • 1968 - NBC airs a TV special called Elvis
  • 1988 - The U.S. National Academy of Songwriters awards Carole King and Gerry Goffin a Lifetime Achievement award
  • 1990 - Madonna debuts her video Justify My Love, on the news program Nightline
  • 2015 - Based on the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, a live adaptation of The Wiz airs on NBC
  • 2016 - Following his death, Leonard Cohen's original version of Hallelujah enters the Hot 100 at #59

Video Above: Carole King, It's Too Late


This Day in Sports

  • 1956 - In the Melbourne Olympics, Australia 4x200m freestyle relay team of Kevin O'Halloran, John Devitt, Murray Rose & Jon Henricks win the gold medal and set a swim world record of 8:23.6 
  • 1956 - Basketball player Wilt Chamberlain makes his college varsity debut at the University of Kansas and scores 52 points and gets 31 rebounds for an 87-69 win against Northwestern
  • 2000 - The Tennis Masters Cup is won by Gustavo Kuerten of Brazil who beats Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-4, 6-4

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Fleeting (adjective)

1. Passing Quicky. (The Fleeting joy of the holiday season.)

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