Historical Events In December - 05
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
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 Fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54 on this day in history.
1970 On December - 05 a North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats.
1971 On December - 05 hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies
1973 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album
1974 On December - 05 airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran)
1974 Seattle Seahawks formed on December - 05.
1974 Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87 on December - 05.
1975 On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed
1975 On this day in history jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
1977 On this day in history 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 On December - 05 don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
1983 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut on December - 05.
1983 On December - 05 los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use
1983 On December - 05 robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65
1985 Beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court on December - 05.
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 On this day in history "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38
1988 On December - 05 shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite
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 On December - 05 steven Shaw, dies at 25
1991 On this day in history charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty
1991 New York Daily News files for protection under chapter 11 dec06 on December - 05.
1991 Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies on this day in history.
1992 Hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54 on December - 05.
1993 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1994 Harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84 on December - 05.