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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1377  On this day in history birth of jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)  

1443  Pope Julius II (d. 1513) was born on December - 05.  

1495  Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542) was born on December - 05.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1547  On this day in history 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  On December - 05 death of saint John of Damascus, theologian  

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 this day in history.  

1244  On this day in history johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies  

1355  On this day in history 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  On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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