Today in History

Listings for Friday, December 3, 2021.


  • 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.

Today In History