History Blog

December 3

Happy Birthday RIP Howard “Andy” Williams(1927–2012) ; Mary “Jaye P.” Morgan–88 John “Ozzy” Osbourne–71 Del Shores–62 “Julianne Moore”(Julie Smith)–59 Daryl Hannah–59 Brendan Fraser–51 Bruno Campos–46 Anna Chlumsky–39 Brian Bonsall–38 Michael Angarano–32  ; 1910 – Modern neon lighting is first demonstrated by Georges Claude at the Paris Motor Show ; 1992 – A test engineer for Sema Group uses a personal computer to send the world’s first text message via the Vodafone network to the phone of a colleague