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Historical Events In December - 05

Sunday, 28 February 2021

1892  On this day in history anti-semite Hermann Ahlwardt elected to Germany's Reichstag  

1892  On this day in history cyril Ring, MA, actor (Body & Soul)  

1893  On December - 05 1st electric car (built in Toronto) could go 15 miles between charges  

1894  Phillip K. Wrigley (Wrigley Gum) born on this day in history.  

1894  On December - 05 georges Feydeaus' "L'hôtel du libre échange," premieres in Paris  

1895  Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer on December - 05.  

1896  On this day in history henrik Ibsen's "Kejsor og Galileer," premieres in Leipzig  

1896  (Lady Huxley) Juliette Baillot, author on December - 05.  

1899  Sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player on this day in history.  

1901  The birth of Walt Disney, US cartoon and film producer on December - 05.  

1901  Grace Moore, US, soprano (One Night to Live) on December - 05.  

1902  On this day in history [Steve James] Strom Thurmond, (Sen-D/R-SC)  

1902  On December - 05 henry Stephen Cutler, composer, dies at 78  

1903  On December - 05 cecil Frank Powell, England, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950)  

1905  Henry Campbell-Bannermam (Lib) becomes PM of England on this day in history.  

1905  Otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus) on December - 05.  

1906  The birth of Otto Preminger, German director on December - 05.  

1906  On December - 05 british govt-Balfour resigns  

1907  On December - 05 lin Piau, Chinese politician  

1908  On this day in history 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)  

1910  Abraham L Polonsky, US writer/director (Tell them Willie Boy is Here) on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows)  

1912  Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist on this day in history.  

1914  6th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats U of Toronto, 14-2 on December - 05.  

1915  On December - 05 carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer  

1916  On December - 05 hans Richter, composer, dies at 73  

1917  On this day in history simone Gallimard, publisher  

1918  On this day in history oil refinery on Curacao opens  

1919  Victor Collin Matthews, businessman on December - 05.  

1920  Pro football playoff game Akron & Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history alvy Moore, actor (Mr Kimball-Green Acres)  

1922  On this day in history samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies  

1923  Tendrjakow, writer on this day in history.  

1924  Hamilton Tiger Red Green scores 5 goals to beat Tor Maple Leafs 10-5 on December - 05.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1377  Jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402) was born on December - 05.  

1443  On this day in history birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

1495  On this day in history birth of nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542)  

1537  On December - 05 birth of ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)  

1539  On this day in history birth of fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)  

1545  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet was born on December - 05.  

1547  On December - 05 birth of ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian  

1661  On December - 05 birth of robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0749  Death of Saint John of Damascus, theologian on December - 05.  

1082  Death of Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on December - 05.  

1244  Johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies on December - 05.  

1355  On December - 05 jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies  

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on this day in history.  

1570  Death of Johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

1594  Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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