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 - Joseph Conrad
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1857: Author Joseph Conrad, who would go on to write novels such as "Heart of Darkness," "Lord Jim," "Nostromo" and "Chance," is born Józef Teodor Konrad Nalecz Korzeniowski in Berdychiv, Ukraine.

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