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Historical Events In December - 05

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1966  On December - 05 sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57  

1967  On December - 05 beatles clothing store "Apple" on 94 Baker Street, London, opens  

1968  On December - 05 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  A North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies  

1973  Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album on December - 05.  

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 this day in history.  

1975  On December - 05 nASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history 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  Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use on December - 05.  

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  Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time on December - 05.  

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  Shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite on this day in history.  

1989  John M Pritchard, British conductor, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1990  On December - 05 former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty  

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 this day in history steven Shaw, dies at 25  

1991  Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty on this day in history.  

1991  On December - 05 new York Daily News files for protection under chapter 11 dec06  

1991  On December - 05 aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies  

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

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 December - 05 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)  

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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  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

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

1244  Johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies on December - 05.  

1355  Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies on December - 05.  

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on this day in history.  

1570  On this day in history 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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