On this day: December 3

Published On: Dec 02 2012 10:34:22 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 03 2016 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 - Ferlin Husky
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1925: Country singer Ferlin Husky, who would have two dozen top 20 hits in the Billboard country charts between 1953 and 1975, is born in Cantwell, Missouri. Husky, best known for the No. 1 hits "Gone" and "Wings of a Dove," died of congestive heart failure at age 85 on March 17, 2011.

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