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Historical Events In December - 05

Monday, 23 May 2022

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

1895  On December - 05 henriette H Bosmans, Dutch cellist/pianist/composer  

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 December - 05.  

1901  The birth of Walt Disney, US cartoon and film producer on this day in history.  

1901  Grace Moore, US, soprano (One Night to Live) on this day in history.  

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

1905  On this day in history henry Campbell-Bannermam (Lib) becomes PM of England  

1905  On this day in history otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus)  

1906  On this day in history the birth of Otto Preminger, German director  

1906  On this day in history british govt-Balfour resigns  

1907  On December - 05 lin Piau, Chinese politician  

1908  On December - 05 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)  

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

1911  Alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows) on December - 05.  

1912  On December - 05 maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist  

1914  6th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats U of Toronto, 14-2 on this day in history.  

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

1916  Hans Richter, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1917  Simone Gallimard, publisher on this day in history.  

1918  On December - 05 oil refinery on Curacao opens  

1919  Victor Collin Matthews, businessman on December - 05.  

1920  On this day in history pro football playoff game Akron & Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided  

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

1922  Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies on December - 05.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)  

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

1545  On December - 05 birth of janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet  

1547  On this day in history birth of ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian  

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

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  Death of Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on December - 05.  

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on this day in history.  

1244  On December - 05 johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies  

1355  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on this day in history.  

1560  On December - 05 francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16  

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

1594  On December - 05 gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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