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Historical Events In December - 05

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

1925  Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78 on December - 05.  

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

1926  On this day in history george Savalas, Bronx NY, actor (Kojak)  

1927  On this day in history 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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

1933  On December - 05 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed  

1933  In America, prohibition is repealed after over 13 years on this day in history.  

1933  On December - 05 21st Am ratified, 18th Amendment (Prohibition) repealed (5:32 PM EST)  

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

1934  On December - 05 joan Didion, US novelist/journalist (Salvador)  

1935  At Challander, Ontartio, the infant Dionne quintuplets are filmed for a movie based on their birth on this day in history.  

1935  On December - 05 commercial hydroponics operation established (Montebello CA)  

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

1935  On this day in history calvin Trillin, author (New Yorker)  

1935  On December - 05 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 December - 05.  

1938  On this day in history john J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight)  

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

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 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 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 this day in history.  

1082  Death of Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on December - 05.  

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 December - 05 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  On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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