History Blog

December 3

Happy Birthday RIP Howard “Andy” Williams(1927–2012) ; Mary “Jaye P.” Morgan–89 John “Ozzy” Osbourne–72 Del Shores–63 “Julianne Moore”(Julie Smith)–60 Daryl Hannah–60 Brendan Fraser–52 Bruno Campos–47 Anna Chlumsky–40 Brian Bonsall–39 Michael Angarano–33 ; 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