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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1377  Jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402) was born on December - 05.  

1443  On this day in history birth of pope Julius II (d. 1513)  

1495  Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542) was born on December - 05.  

1537  Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597) was born on December - 05.  

1539  Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On December - 05 birth of janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet  

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on this day in history.  

1661  Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) was born on this day in history.  

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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 December - 05.  

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on December - 05.  

1244  On this day in history johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies  

1355  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on this day in history.  

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on December - 05.  

1570  On December - 05 death of johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494)  

1594  On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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