This Day in History

Kareen Abdul-Jabbar Breaks NBA All-Time Scoring Record

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks the NBA’s all-time scoring record previously held by Wilt Chamberlain, solidifying his status as one of basketball’s greatest players. Abdul-Jabbar’s unparalleled skill, longevity, and dedication to the game earn him widespread admiration and respect, leaving an enduring legacy in the world of sports.

Marvin Gaye is Shot

Legendary soul singer Marvin Gaye is tragically shot and killed by his own father, Marvin Gay Sr., during a domestic dispute at their home in Los Angeles, California. The shocking incident shocks the music world and marks the untimely end of Gaye’s illustrious career, leaving a profound legacy of musical innovation and social commentary.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy Unfolds

A tragic industrial disaster occurred on December 3rd, 1984, in Bhopal, India, when toxic gas leaked from a Union Carbide pesticide plant. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy remains one of the world’s worst industrial disasters.

Grand Hotel in Brighton, England

The Provisional Irish Republican Army detonates at bomb at the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England, in an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; 5 others are killed and 31 wounded.