Today in History
Listings for Friday, December 3, 2021.
- 1729 Antonio Soler, famed late 18th century Spanish composer.
- 1857 Joseph Conrad
- 1924 John Backus, inventor of FORTRAN computer language
- 1930 Jean-Luc Godard, film maker
- 1930 Andy Williams
- 1948 Ozzy Osbourne
- 1980 Anna Chlumsky
- 1621 Galileo invents the telescope.
- 1954 Joseph McCarthy goes too far in his attacks and is condemned by the U.S. Senate. Not well remembered.
- 1973 Pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (first fly-by of an outer planet).
- 1985 23rd Shuttle Mission - Atlantis 2 returns to Earth
That's all for today.