December 02, 2016
Today is 337th day of the year
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Births Today

  • 1859 - "Georges Seurat, French painter"
  • 1885 - "Dr George R Minot, American discoverer of a treatment for anaemia"
  • 1889 - "Sir John Barbirolli, English conductor with the 'Halle Orchestra'"
  • 1906 - "Peter Carl Goldmark, American inventor of the long playing record"
  • 1956 - "Earl of Arundel and Surrey, Heir to the Duke of Norfolk"
  • 1959 - "Gwyneth Strong, Actress; appeared in 'Only Fools And Horses'"
  • 1960 - "Rick Savage, Guitarist & founder member of the group 'Def Leppard'"
  • 1960 - "Sydney Youngblood, Pop singer"
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events today

  • 1697 - The newly re-built St Pauls Cathedral was opened
  • 1804 - "In Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned Emperor of France"
  • 1805 - Lord Nelson was killed during the Battle of Trafalgar
  • 1942 - "The first successfull nuclear chain reaction was created by physicists, Enrico Fermi & Arthur Crompton"
  • 1982 - "The British actor and comedian Marty Feldman died in Mexico City, aged 49"
  • 1982 - "A 61 year old American dentist, Dr Barney Clark, was the first human to receive the worlds first artificial heart"
  • 1982 - The film 'Gandhi' received it's premiere in London attended by the Princess of Wales
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