Historical Events In December - 05
Monday, 21 September 2020
1892 Anti-semite Hermann Ahlwardt elected to Germany's Reichstag on this day in history.
1892 On December - 05 cyril Ring, MA, actor (Body & Soul)
1893 1st electric car (built in Toronto) could go 15 miles between charges on December - 05.
1894 Phillip K. Wrigley (Wrigley Gum) born on this day in history.
1894 Georges Feydeaus' "L'hôtel du libre échange," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
1895 Henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer on this day in history.
1896 Henrik Ibsen's "Kejsor og Galileer," premieres in Leipzig on December - 05.
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 On December - 05 grace Moore, US, soprano (One Night to Live)
1902 On December - 05 [Steve James] Strom Thurmond, (Sen-D/R-SC)
1902 Henry Stephen Cutler, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1903 On December - 05 cecil Frank Powell, England, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950)
1905 Henry Campbell-Bannermam (Lib) becomes PM of England on December - 05.
1905 On December - 05 otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus)
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 this day in history.
1908 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) on December - 05.
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 this day in history.
1914 On December - 05 6th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats U of Toronto, 14-2
1915 On this day in history carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer
1916 On this day in history hans Richter, composer, dies at 73
1917 Simone Gallimard, publisher on December - 05.
1918 Oil refinery on Curacao opens on this day in history.
1919 On December - 05 victor Collin Matthews, businessman
1920 Pro football playoff game Akron & Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided on this day in history.
1921 On December - 05 alvy Moore, actor (Mr Kimball-Green Acres)
1922 Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies on this day in history.
1923 Tendrjakow, writer on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history hamilton Tiger Red Green scores 5 goals to beat Tor Maple Leafs 10-5