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Historical Events In December - 05

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1925  Canadian comedian David Broadfoot, a star of the Royal Canadian Air FArce is born on this day in history.  

1925  13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1 on December - 05.  

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

1925  Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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

1927  Rama IX, [Bhumibol Adulyadej], Mass, king of Thailand (1946- ) on December - 05.  

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

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

1931  On December - 05 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  On December - 05 little Richard [Wayne Penniman], Macon Ga, rocker (Tutty Fruity)  

1933  18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed on this day in history.  

1933  In America, prohibition is repealed after over 13 years on December - 05.  

1933  21st Am ratified, 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed (5:32 PM EST) on December - 05.  

1933  Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history joan Didion, US novelist/journalist (Salvador)  

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

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  Frans, [MJ Francois] Erens, literary (Years Gone By), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1936  24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20 on December - 05.  

1936  On this day in history james Lee Burke, American writer  

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

1938  Christina "Dina" Koudijs-van Appeldoorn, pianist/composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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

1940  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

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

1545  On this day in history birth of janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet  

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on December - 05.  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0749  Death of Saint John of Damascus, theologian on December - 05.  

1082  On December - 05 death of ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

1212  On this day in history derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies  

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

1355  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on December - 05.  

1560  On this day in history francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16  

1570  Death of Johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494) on this day in history.  

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

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