Historical Events In December - 05
Friday, 06 August 2021
1843 On December - 05 launching of USS Michigan at Erie, Penn., America's first iron-hulled warship, as well as first prefabricated ship.
1844 On December - 05 john Frederick Bridge, composer
1846 C F Schoenbein obtains patent for cellulose nitrate explosive on December - 05.
1847 On this day in history jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post.
1848 On December - 05 pres Polk triggers Gold Rush of '49, confirms Calif gold discovery
1852 Thomas Linnemann Laub, composer on December - 05.
1853 On this day in history johann Peter Heuschkel, composer, dies at 80
1854 On December - 05 aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair
1859 Dion Boucicault's "Octaroon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1859 On December - 05 louis Poinsot, French mathematician/instrument maker, dies at 82
1861 Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24) on December - 05.
1862 Battle of Coffeeville, MS on December - 05.
1863 Paul P Painlevé, French PM (1917, 1925), mathematician [OS] on this day in history.
1865 On December - 05 chincha Islands War: Peru allies with Chile against Spain.
1868 On December - 05 1st American bicycle college opens (NY)
1870 A Dumas Da, writer, dies at 68 on December - 05.
1872 On December - 05 the vessel 'Marie Celeste' is found abandoned in the Atlantic, no trace of her crew was ever found
1872 On this day in history harry N Pillsbury, US chess player
1875 Sir Arthur Currie, the first Canadian commander of the Canadian Corps in WW1 is born on this day in history.
1876 Daniel Stillson (Mass) patents 1st practical pipe wrench on December - 05.
1878 On December - 05 arrigo Pedrollo, composer
1879 On December - 05 daniel and Thomas Connolly and Thomas McTighe received a patent for the first automatic telephone system
1879 On this day in history 1st automatic telephone switching system patented
1880 On December - 05 alexander Schmuller, Russian/Neth violinist/conductor
1881 On this day in history 47th Congress (1881-83) convenes
1884 Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist on December - 05.
1885 Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School) on December - 05.
1886 Pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52) on December - 05.
1886 On this day in history peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, dies at 84
1887 Stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo on December - 05.
1888 Askell Snorrason, composer on December - 05.
1890 Berlioz' opera "Les Troyens," premieres in Karlsruhe on December - 05.
1890 On this day in history fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis)
1891 On December - 05 jKLSBFXvPSMGRG Pedro II of Alcantara, emp of Brazil (1831-89), dies