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On this day: December 3

Published On: Dec 02 2012 10:34:22 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 03 2013 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 - landmines
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1997: In Ottawa, Canada, representatives from 121 countries sign The Ottawa Treaty, prohibiting the manufacture and deployment of anti-personnel landmines. However, the United States, China and Russia did not sign the treaty.

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