Historical Events In December - 05
Friday, 05 March 2021
1966 Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1967 Beatles clothing store "Apple" on 94 Baker Street, London, opens on December - 05.
1968 Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP on this day in history.
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 On December - 05 hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies
1973 On December - 05 paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album
1974 On this day in history 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 On December - 05 jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies
1977 On this day in history egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen
1977 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 on December - 05.
1978 Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 December - 05.
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 Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time on this day in history.
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 December - 05.
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 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 Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies on December - 05.
1992 On this day in history hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54
1993 On December - 05 alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
1994 Harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84 on this day in history.