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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1495  Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542) was born on this day in history.  

1537  Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

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 December - 05.  

1661  Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) was born on December - 05.  

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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 December - 05 death of ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on this day in history.  

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

1355  On this day in history jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies  

1560  On December - 05 francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16  

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

1594  Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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