History for December 3 - On-This-Day.com
George McClellan 1826- Union General, Joseph Conrad 1857- Author, Andy Williams 1927- Singer
Peter C. Schulz 1942- Co-inventor of fiber optics used in telecommunications, Ozzy Osbourne 1948- Singer, Julianne Moore 1960- Actress
1950 - Paul Harvey began his national radio broadcast.
1967 - In Cape Town, South Africa, a team of surgeons headed by Dr. Christian Barnard, performed the first human heart transplant on Louis Washkansky. Washkansky only lived 18 days.