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Historical Events In December - 05

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

1892  Cyril Ring, MA, actor (Body & Soul) on this day in history.  

1893  1st electric car (built in Toronto) could go 15 miles between charges on this day in history.  

1894  On this day in history phillip K. Wrigley (Wrigley Gum) born  

1894  On this day in history georges Feydeaus' "L'hôtel du libre échange," premieres in Paris  

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

1896  On December - 05 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 December - 05.  

1901  On December - 05 the birth of Walt Disney, US cartoon and film producer  

1901  On this day in history grace Moore, US, soprano (One Night to Live)  

1902  On December - 05 [Steve James] Strom Thurmond, (Sen-D/R-SC)  

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

1903  Cecil Frank Powell, England, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950) on December - 05.  

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

1905  Otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus) on this day in history.  

1906  On December - 05 the birth of Otto Preminger, German director  

1906  British govt-Balfour resigns on this day in history.  

1907  Lin Piau, Chinese politician on December - 05.  

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

1910  Abraham L Polonsky, US writer/director (Tell them Willie Boy is Here) on December - 05.  

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

1912  Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist on December - 05.  

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

1915  Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer on December - 05.  

1916  On this day in history hans Richter, composer, dies at 73  

1917  Simone Gallimard, publisher on this day in history.  

1918  Oil refinery on Curacao opens on December - 05.  

1919  Victor Collin Matthews, businessman on this day in history.  

1920  Pro football playoff game Akron & Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided on December - 05.  

1921  Alvy Moore, actor (Mr Kimball-Green Acres) on this day in history.  

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

1923  On December - 05 tendrjakow, writer  

1924  On December - 05 hamilton Tiger Red Green scores 5 goals to beat Tor Maple Leafs 10-5  

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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 this day in history.  

1443  On December - 05 birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

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

1537  Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1539  Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604) was born on December - 05.  

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

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on December - 05.  

1661  Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) was born on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1082  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

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  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on December - 05.  

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on December - 05.  

1570  On December - 05 death of johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494)  

1594  On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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