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Historical Events In December - 05

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1925  Canadian comedian David Broadfoot, a star of the Royal Canadian Air FArce is born on December - 05.  

1925  13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1 on this day in history.  

1925  On December - 05 anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1967..79)  

1925  On this day in history wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78  

1926  On this day in history sergei Eisenstein's "Battleship Potemkin," debuts  

1926  George Savalas, Bronx NY, actor (Kojak) on December - 05.  

1927  On this day in history rama IX, [Bhumibol Adulyadej], Mass, king of Thailand (1946- )  

1928  On this day in history england defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane  

1928  Johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61 on December - 05.  

1929  First US nudist organization (American League for Physical Culture, NYC) on December - 05.  

1929  SS Frances Duncan, built 1907 by Palmers Newcastle on Tyne. Foundered off Lands End, Cornwall, while carrying coal from Barry, South Wales to Rouen, France. 16 lost out of the crew of 21 on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history 1st US nudist organization (American League for Physical Culture, NYC)  

1931  On this day in history cFL Grey Cup: Mtl AAA beats Regina, 22-0 at Montreal  

1932  On December - 05 german physicist Albert Einstein granted a visa  

1932  On this day in history the first Ford Model C automobile was introduced. It boasted the first four-cylinder engine made by Ford with a counter-balanced crankshaft.  

1932  Little Richard [Wayne Penniman], Macon Ga, rocker (Tutty Fruity) on December - 05.  

1933  18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed on December - 05.  

1933  In America, prohibition is repealed after over 13 years on this day in history.  

1933  21st Am ratified, 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed (5:32 PM EST) on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator  

1934  Joan Didion, US novelist/journalist (Salvador) on December - 05.  

1935  On December - 05 at Challander, Ontartio, the infant Dionne quintuplets are filmed for a movie based on their birth  

1935  On this day in history commercial hydroponics operation established (Montebello CA)  

1935  1st coml hydroponics operation established (Montebello Calif) on December - 05.  

1935  Calvin Trillin, author (New Yorker) on this day in history.  

1935  On this day in history frans, [MJ Francois] Erens, literary (Years Gone By), dies at 78  

1936  On this day in history 24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20  

1936  James Lee Burke, American writer on this day in history.  

1938  On December - 05 john J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight)  

1938  Christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54 on December - 05.  

1939  A Sunderland aircraft of 10 Squadron RAAF, part of the RAF Coastal Command, flies on the first official RAAF operation of World War Two on December - 05.  

1939  Frederik van Rossum, composer on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history hMCS Saguenay (Destroyer) first Canadian Warship torpedoed, limps into a British port  

1940  On December - 05 boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1377  On December - 05 birth of jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)  

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

1495  On December - 05 birth of nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542)  

1537  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)  

1539  On December - 05 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  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on December - 05.  

1661  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of saint John of Damascus, theologian  

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

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 December - 05.  

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

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