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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1377  On this day in history birth of jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402)  

1443  On December - 05 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  On December - 05 birth of fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)  

1545  On this day in history 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 this day in history death of saint John of Damascus, theologian  

1082  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

1212  On this day in history derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies  

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

1355  On December - 05 jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies  

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

1570  On this day in history death of johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494)  

1594  On December - 05 gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  

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