Historical Events December 3rd

1634 1st tavern in Boston opens (Samuel Cole)
1794 1st performance of Joseph Haydn’s 101st Symphony in D
1805 Louisiana-Missouri Territory forms
1842 1st performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s 3rd “Scottish” Symphony
1842 1st US child labor law regulating working hours passed (Massachusetts)
1863 Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences
1869
University of South Carolina opens to all races
1875 Georges Bizet’s opera “Carmen” premieres (Paris France)
1885 American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates
1887 Anne Sullivan begins teaching 6 year old blind-deaf Helen Keller
1918 Richard Göring’s “Seeschlacht” premieres in Berlin
1923 Time magazine publishes 1st issue
1931 “Star Spangled Banner” officially becomes US national anthem
1931 Cab Calloway records “Minnie the Moocher” (Jazz’s 1st million seller)
1933 New York NY premiere of “King Kong”
1955 Elvis Presley makes his 1st TV appearance

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