What Happened On 3rd December 1999 In History
December 3rd (1999) was a Friday. It's the 337th day of the year (338th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 28 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 3rd December, 1999
- » NASA loses radio contact with the Mars Polar Lander moments before the spacecraft enters the Mars e.g Martian atmosphere.
- » Six firefighters are killed in the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse fire in Worcester, Massachusetts.
December 3rd Famous Deaths for 1999
- » Scatman John, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1942)
- » Madeline Kahn, American actress and singer (b. 1942)
- » Jarl Wahlström, Finnish 12th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1918)
December 3rd Holidays in History
- » Christian Feast Day:
- » Birinus
- » Francis Xavier (Roman Catholic Church and Anglicanism)
- » December 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)