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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining December 3. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is December 3 so important!

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Top 10 December 3 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Over a period of 200 years, 3 ships perished at the same location off the coast of Wales, all on December 5th, and all 3 had only one survivor. The 3 survivors all had the same name: Hugh Williams.

  2. The first SMS text message ever sent was on December 3, 1992. It was sent by a 22 year old test engineer from his computer to a phone. The message simply read "Merry Christmas".

  3. Adolf Hitler's initial reaction to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, when he was first informed about it on the evening of 7 December at Führer Headquarters, was that he claimed "We can't lose the war at all. We now have an ally which has never been conquered in 3,000 years".

  4. In December of 2000, Congress passed a federal law requiring all Americans to pause at 3 pm local time on Memorial Day to remember and honor the fallen.

  5. The Bhopal disaster: on December 3 1984, more than 40 tons of methyl isocyanate gas leaked from a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, immediately killing at least 3,800 people and causing significant morbidity and premature death for many thousands more.

  6. The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant generated electricity until December 2000, when reactor 3 was finally shut down.

  7. It’s legally required to observe a National Moment of Remembrance. In December 2000, Congress passed a law requiring Americans to pause at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day to remember and honor the fallen.

  8. On December 3, 1980, the Kaidun meteorite fell on a Soviet military base in Yemen. The single stone weighed about 4.4 pounds (2 kilograms) and was recovered from a small impact pit. In March 2004, it was suggested to be a piece of Phobos due to the existence of two extremely rare alkaline-rich clasts that were found in the meteorite.

  9. The release of Gone With the Wind on December 15th, 1939 was so big that the mayor of Atlanta declared a 3-day festival that concluded with a state holiday on the day of release.

  10. In 1990 There was an armored car heist in my home town Rochester NY. 3 people stole an armored bank car carrying $11 Million. The crime was unresolved until December of 2002

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By December 11th, 2013 there had been 2 million units sold. By January 6, 2014, 3 million had sold.

The record for the longest bareknuckle fight is listed as 6 hours and 15 minutes for a match between James Kelly and Jonathan Smith, fought near Fiery Creek, Victoria, Australia, on December 3, 1855, when Smith gave in after 17 rounds.

LL Cool J will be the 1st hip-hop honoree of The Kennedy Center for his lifetime contributions to American Culture. On December 3, 2017, the Kennedy Center will hold its 40th annual national celebration of the arts – The Kennedy Center Honors.

The first text message ever sent was on December 3, 1992, - it said 'Merry Christmas.'

In 1998 Jimmy Fallon stated in an SNL monologue that he would host the show on December 12th, 2011. Thirteen years later, he hosted on December 17th, 2011. (3:00)

USS Brownson was a Fletcher-class destroyer of the U.S Navy commissioned on 3 February 1943. On December 1943, Brownson was hit by two bombs from a Japanese dive bomber. Brownson suffered the loss of 108 of her crew.

King George V shot over a thousand pheasants out of a total bag of 3,937 over a six-day period in December 1913 during a competition with a friend, however did not do enough to beat him.

WW2 started on September 3rd, 1939, but the British did not suffer their first service fatality in France until 3 months later, on December 9th (Corporal Thomas W. Priday was killed leading a patrol). This period of relative calm is commonly referred to as the Phony War, or Sitzkrieg.

On March 3, 2012, AOL ended employment of AIM's development staff while leaving it active and with help support still provided. On October 5, 2017, it was announced that the AIM service will be discontinued on December 15th, 2017.

The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 limits the number of replacement Social Security Number cards an individual may receive to 3 per year and 10 in a lifetime, beginning with cards issued on or after December 17, 2005.

Over a period of 200 years, 3 ships perished at the same location of the coast of Wales, on the same day (December 5th) and all 3 had only one survivor. The 3 survivors all had the same name: Hugh Williams

It was around this time in December 2001 before the fires at the World Trade Centre were finally extinguished after burning for more than 3 months.

Edward Furlong was originally supposed to reprise his role as John Connor in Terminator 3. However, in December 2001, it was reported that he had been dropped from the film, allegedly due to a substance abuse problem. He was replaced by Nick Stahl shortly before filming began in April 2002.

The tallest man living is Sultan Kösen (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) who measured 251 cm (8 ft 3 in) in Ankara, Turkey, on 08 February 2011, And has a foot of 36.5cm

The tallest man living is Sultan Kösen (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) who measured 251 cm (8 ft 3 in) in Ankara, Turkey, on 08 February 2011.

There is an Avatar 2, 3 & 4 currently in pre-production, with Avatar 2 having a estimated release date of December 2017.

First sms was sent on December 3 1992, engineer Neil Papworth sent the first SMS message to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone. It simply read "Merry Christmas," and Jarvis had no way of replying.

December 16 is Bangladesh Victory Day, honoring political independence from Pakistan in 1971, which was responsible for killing 3 Million Bangladesh people and creating 10 million refugees. George Harrison’s 1st-of-its-kind New York UNICEF benefit concert with Pop stars was held August 1 1971.

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The first text message ever sent was 'merry Christmas' on December 3, 1992. Neil Papworth sent it via Vodafone network to the phone of Richard jarvis.

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The first mobile phone text message was "Merry Christmas" and was sent on December 3, 1992 by British software engineer Neil Papworth.

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