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  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 3, 1931
    Winston Churchill

    Commons debated Dominion Status for India

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Thursday Dec 3, 1931

    The Commons debated Dominion Status for India on 3 December and Churchill insisted on dividing the House, but this backfired as only 43 MPs supported him. He embarked on a lecture tour of North America, hoping to recoup financial losses sustained in the Wall Street Crash.




  • UK
    Thursday Dec 3, 1992
    Mobile Phones

    The First Machine-Generated SMS Message

    UK
    Thursday Dec 3, 1992

    The second generation introduced a new variant of communication called SMS or text messaging. It was initially available only on GSM networks but spread eventually on all digital networks. The first machine-generated SMS message was sent in the UK on 3 December 1992 .




  • London, England, U.K.
    Monday Dec 3, 2012
    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    Expecting a Baby

    London, England, U.K.
    Monday Dec 3, 2012

    On 3 December 2012, St James's Palace announced that the Duchess was pregnant with her first child. The announcement was made earlier in the pregnancy than is usual as she had been admitted to King Edward VII's Hospital suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form of morning sickness. She remained in the hospital for three days.




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