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Historical Events In December - 05

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

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

1925  On this day in history anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1967..79)  

1925  On December - 05 wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78  

1926  Sergei Eisenstein's "Battleship Potemkin," debuts on this day in history.  

1926  George Savalas, Bronx NY, actor (Kojak) on this day in history.  

1927  On December - 05 rama IX, [Bhumibol Adulyadej], Mass, king of Thailand (1946- )  

1928  England defeats Australia by record 675 runs at Brisbane on this day in history.  

1928  On December - 05 johannes F "Johan" Bakker Sr, actor/husband of Truus Soete, dies at 61  

1929  On December - 05 first US nudist organization (American League for Physical Culture, NYC)  

1929  On December - 05 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.  

1929  1st US nudist organization (American League for Physical Culture, NYC) on December - 05.  

1931  On December - 05 cFL Grey Cup: Mtl AAA beats Regina, 22-0 at Montreal  

1932  German physicist Albert Einstein granted a visa on December - 05.  

1932  On December - 05 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1933  18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed on December - 05.  

1933  In America, prohibition is repealed after over 13 years on December - 05.  

1933  On this day in history 21st Am ratified, 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed (5:32 PM EST)  

1933  Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator on December - 05.  

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  On this day in history 1st coml hydroponics operation established (Montebello Calif)  

1935  On December - 05 calvin Trillin, author (New Yorker)  

1935  Frans, [MJ Francois] Erens, literary (Years Gone By), dies at 78 on December - 05.  

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

1936  On December - 05 james Lee Burke, American writer  

1938  John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight) on this day in history.  

1938  On December - 05 christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54  

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 this day in history.  

1939  On December - 05 frederik van Rossum, composer  

1940  HMCS Saguenay (Destroyer) first Canadian Warship torpedoed, limps into a British port on this day in history.  

1940  Boris Ignatyev, Russian footballer and manager on December - 05.  

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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 this day in history birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

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

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 December - 05 birth of ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian  

1661  Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) was born on December - 05.  

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 December - 05 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  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on this day in history.  

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

1570  Death of Johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494) on December - 05.  

1594  Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on December - 05.  

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