December 3rd celebrates Make A Gift Day and Roof Over Your Head Day.
Today is the 337th day of the year, and there’s only 21 days left until Christmas.
If today is your birthday, you’ll love to know about how important this day has been in history. Here you’ll find facts about celebrities born on this day, as well as historic events that changed the world!
Did you know that on this day in 1994, the original PlayStation launched in Japan? It became the first video game console to ship 100 million units.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about December 3rd in history!
What memorable events happened on December 3 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The 70th anniversary of NATO was marked by a gathering in London of world leaders, followed by a reception by Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
Spotify announced Drake as the most-streamed star of the 2010s with 28 billion streams, and Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” as the most-streamed track with 2.4 billion streams.
The 7-year old Ryan of “Ryan Toysreview” was announced as the year’s highest-paid YouTube star earning $22 million.
The first pizza party was held in space.
Held by the International Space Station astronauts, the event was spurred by an Italian astronaut who mentioned that he missed pizza. So NASA sent up the ingredients, and history was made!
The Grand Union Flag flew for the first time with the commissioning of the USS Alfred.
The Grand Union Flag was the first national flag of the United States of America and made its debut aboard the USS Alfred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This flag was in use until 1977, when the first flags with thirteen stars were introduced.
Is today your birthday? If so, did you know that Ozzy Osbourne was also born on this day? Here are more famous people born on this day.
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Below are the most famous quotes people have said or written on this day throughout history.
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
National Roof Over Your Head Day
If there’s one thing we should always be thankful for, it’s having a roof over our heads at night. Unfortunately, so many people sleep rough every night worldwide, but you can help stop this. A great way to do this is by volunteering at or donating to your local homeless shelter.
Make A Gift Day
Few gifts are appreciated more than handmade gifts, so take the opportunity today on Make A Gift Day to try your hand at making one! Think of someone who has a birthday coming up and try to craft something unique and personalized for them; they’ll love it no matter how it turns out!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
“Titanic” was the first movie ever to gross $1 billion at the box office and was also the first film to sell 1 million copies on DVD.
Birthday & Zodiac
If you were born on December 3, your star sign is Sagittarius.
Sagittarians are incredibly spontaneous and will jump at almost any chance for an adventure.
People born in December share the Blue Topaz birthstone. The blue topaz promotes harmony, serenity, tranquility and helps the wearer to overcome pain and hurt.
People born on December 3 were likely conceived on or around March 12 in the same year.
A baby conceived on this day will likely be born around August 26, 2024.