Historical Events In December - 05
Monday, 03 August 2020
1843 Launching of USS Michigan at Erie, Penn., America's first iron-hulled warship, as well as first prefabricated ship on this day in history.
1844 John Frederick Bridge, composer on this day in history.
1846 C F Schoenbein obtains patent for cellulose nitrate explosive on December - 05.
1847 On December - 05 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 On this day in history thomas Linnemann Laub, composer
1853 On December - 05 johann Peter Heuschkel, composer, dies at 80
1854 On this day in history aaron Allen of Boston patents folding theater chair
1859 Dion Boucicault's "Octaroon," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1859 Louis Poinsot, French mathematician/instrument maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
1862 Battle of Coffeeville, MS on this day in history.
1863 Paul P PainlevĂ©, French PM (1917, 1925), mathematician [OS] on December - 05.
1865 Chincha Islands War: Peru allies with Chile against Spain on this day in history.
1868 On December - 05 1st American bicycle college opens (NY)
1870 On December - 05 a Dumas Da, writer, dies at 68
1872 On December - 05 the vessel 'Marie Celeste' is found abandoned in the Atlantic, no trace of her crew was ever found
1872 Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player on December - 05.
1875 On this day in history sir Arthur Currie, the first Canadian commander of the Canadian Corps in WW1 is born
1876 On this day in history daniel Stillson (Mass) patents 1st practical pipe wrench
1878 Arrigo Pedrollo, composer on December - 05.
1879 On December - 05 daniel and Thomas Connolly and Thomas McTighe received a patent for the first automatic telephone system
1879 1st automatic telephone switching system patented on December - 05.
1880 On this day in history alexander Schmuller, Russian/Neth violinist/conductor
1881 47th Congress (1881-83) convenes on December - 05.
1884 On this day in history evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist
1885 Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School) on December - 05.
1886 On this day in history pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52)
1886 Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1887 On December - 05 stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo
1888 On this day in history askell Snorrason, composer
1890 On December - 05 berlioz' opera "Les Troyens," premieres in Karlsruhe
1890 Fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis) on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history jKLSBFXvPSMGRG Pedro II of Alcantara, emp of Brazil (1831-89), dies