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Historical Events In December - 05

Monday, 04 July 2022

1966  On this day in history sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57  

1967  Beatles clothing store "Apple" on 94 Baker Street, London, opens on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP  

1968  Fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54 on December - 05.  

1970  On this day in history a North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats.  

1971  Hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies on this day in history.  

1973  Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album on this day in history.  

1974  On this day in history airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran)  

1974  Seattle Seahawks formed on this day in history.  

1974  On December - 05 hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87  

1975  NASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed on this day in history.  

1975  Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies on December - 05.  

1977  On December - 05 egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen  

1977  On December - 05 the Plymouth Horizon was introduced on this day. It was the first American-made small car with front-wheel drive. Technical advances in drive technology had reduced the size and cost of front-wheel drive systems.  

1978  Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus on December - 05.  

1980  Don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies on this day in history.  

1983  12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut on this day in history.  

1983  On December - 05 los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use  

1983  Robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1985  On December - 05 beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court  

1985  On December - 05 dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time  

1986  On this day in history carmol Taylor, country songwriter, dies at 53 of cancer  

1987  "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

1988  Shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite on December - 05.  

1989  On December - 05 john M Pritchard, British conductor, dies at 68  

1990  Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty on December - 05.  

1990  The Canadian Broadcast Corp. cuts its spending by $108 million, slashes 1100 jobs and closes or reduces regiona news bureaus to 11 stations on December - 05.  

1990  Steven Shaw, dies at 25 on December - 05.  

1991  On December - 05 charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty  

1991  New York Daily News files for protection under chapter 11 dec06 on this day in history.  

1991  Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies on December - 05.  

1992  Hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54 on this day in history.  

1993  Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1994  On this day in history harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84  

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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  Pope Julius II (d. 1513) was born on this day in history.  

1495  Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history 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  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on December - 05.  

1661  On December - 05 birth of robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)  

Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0749  On December - 05 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  On December - 05 johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies  

1355  On this day in history jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies  

1560  On December - 05 francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16  

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

1594  On December - 05 gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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