Historical Events In December - 05
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1940 On December - 05 jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60
1941 On this day in history uSS Lexington (CV-2) sails with Task Force 12 to ferry Marine aircraft to Midway, leaving no carriers at Pearl Harbor.
1941 On this day in history football Writers Association of America organized
1941 On this day in history david Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1942 On December - 05 cFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto
1942 On December - 05 buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried
1943 NFL Phila Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger disolves on this day in history.
1944 German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht on this day in history.
1945 Aircraft squadron lost in the Bermuda Triangle on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history in the 'Bermuda Triangle' five US Navy bombers, on a training flight, disappear without trace
1945 On this day in history "Lost Squadron" crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle)
1946 Pres Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808 on December - 05.
1947 Jersey Joe Walcott beats Joe Louis on December - 05.
1947 Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1948 On this day in history nY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions
1949 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history ships of the RAN participate in the evacuation of Chinnampo, Korea
1950 On December - 05 ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
1951 "Dragnet" premiers on December - 05.
1951 "Dragnet" premieres on this day in history.
1951 On December - 05 "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies
1952 -8] worst smog in London ever, 4-8,000 die on December - 05.
1954 On December - 05 kTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting
1955 The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), a federation of autonomous trade unions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, is formed on December - 05.
1955 On this day in history aFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president
1955 On this day in history paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73
1956 On this day in history thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC
1957 NYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law) on December - 05.
1957 On this day in history william Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC
1958 Ferdinand Bruckner, writer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1959 K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies on December - 05.
1963 On this day in history herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies
1964 On this day in history the first Medal of Honor awarded to a U.S. serviceman for action in Vietnam is presented to Capt. Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York, for his heroic action earlier in the year.
1964 Remy Angenot, Flemish actor (Tailor Wibbel), dies at 70 on this day in history.