Historical Events In December - 05
Monday, 08 March 2021
1746 Revolt in Genoa against the Spanish rule on December - 05.
1756 On December - 05 the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer
1757 On December - 05 battle at Leuthen: Prussian army beats Austrians
1758 Johann Friedrich Fasch, composer, dies at 70 on December - 05.
1766 On December - 05 the founder of the famous London auctioneers, James Christie, holds his first sale
1766 London auctioneers Christie's hold their 1st sale on December - 05.
1770 On December - 05 james Stirling, Scot mathematician (Formula of Stirling), dies at 78
1775 On December - 05 at Fort Ticonderoga, Henry Knox begins his historic transport of artillery to Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1776 Phi Beta Kappa, first American scholastic fraternity, founded on December - 05.
1776 1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms on December - 05.
1782 Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook NY, (D) 8th pres (1837-41) on this day in history.
1784 On December - 05 phillis Wheatley, 1st important black poet in America, dies in Boston
1786 On December - 05 henry Drummond, English banker/apostole
1791 On this day in history wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composer, dies in Vienna, Austria, at 35
1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35 on December - 05.
1792 George Washington re-elected US pres on December - 05.
1798 Govt troops occupy Hasselt on this day in history.
1799 On December - 05 robert Kimmerling, composer, dies at 61
1804 Thomas Jefferson re-elected US pres/George Clinton vice-pres on this day in history.
1813 Lubeck surrenders to allied armies on December - 05.
1815 On December - 05 foundation of Maceió in Brazil.
1818 On this day in history bruno Daalberg/Anonymus Belga, sect of High Council Adel, dies at 60
1824 On this day in history titian James Coffey, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1867
1826 John Benjamin Sanborn, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1904 on this day in history.
1830 Hector Berlioz' "Symphonique fantastique," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1830 On this day in history christina Rossetti, London, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away)
1831 On this day in history former President John Q Adams takes his seat as member of House of Reps
1831 On December - 05 former Pres John Q Adams takes his seat as member of House of Reps
1832 On December - 05 andrew Jackson re-elected president of US
1835 On this day in history august v Platen, writer, dies at 39
1837 Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres on this day in history.
1839 The birth of George Armstrong Custer, Killed at the battle of 'The Little Bighorn' on this day in history.
1839 On December - 05 george Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876
1842 MJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers, dies at 82 on this day in history.