Historical Events In December - 05
Friday, 18 September 2020
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 December - 05.
1968 On this day in history rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP
1968 On this day in history fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54
1970 On this day in history a North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats.
1971 On this day in history hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies
1973 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album
1974 On this day in history airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran)
1974 On this day in history seattle Seahawks formed
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 December - 05.
1975 On December - 05 jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
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 On this day in history pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus
1980 On December - 05 don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
1983 On this day in history 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut
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 Beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time
1986 Carmol Taylor, country songwriter, dies at 53 of cancer on this day in history.
1987 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38 on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite
1989 John M Pritchard, British conductor, dies at 68 on December - 05.
1990 On this day in history former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
1990 On December - 05 the Canadian Broadcast Corp. cuts its spending by $108 million, slashes 1100 jobs and closes or reduces regiona news bureaus to 11 stations
1990 On this day in history steven Shaw, dies at 25
1991 Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty on December - 05.
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 this day in history.
1992 On December - 05 hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54
1993 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87 on December - 05.
1994 Harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84 on this day in history.