On this day: December 3

Published On: Dec 02 2012 10:34:22 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 03 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Laurel and Hardy team up, a human heart is transplanted for the first time, an assassin targets Bob Marley, and the first text message is sent via phone, all on this day.

OTD December 3 - Katarina Witt
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1965: Figure skater Katarina Witt, who won two Olympic gold medals and four world championships for East Germany in the 1980s, is born in Staaken, East Germany.

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