History Blog

December 3

Happy Birthday RIP Howard “Andy” Williams(1927–2012) ; Mary “Jaye P.” Morgan–91 John “Ozzy” Osbourne–74 Del Shores–65 “Julianne Moore”(Julie Smith)–62 Daryl Hannah–62 Brendan Fraser–54 Bruno Campos–49 Anna Chlumsky–42 Brian Bonsall–41 Michael Angarano–35 ; 1910 – First 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