Historical Events In December - 05
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1940 On December - 05 jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60
1941 On this day in history uSS Lexington (CV-2) sails with Task Force 12 to ferry Marine aircraft to Midway, leaving no carriers at Pearl Harbor.
1941 Football Writers Association of America organized on this day in history.
1941 On December - 05 david Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1942 CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried
1943 On this day in history nFL Phila Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger disolves
1944 On this day in history german troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht
1945 Aircraft squadron lost in the Bermuda Triangle on this day in history.
1945 On December - 05 in the 'Bermuda Triangle' five US Navy bombers, on a training flight, disappear without trace
1945 On December - 05 "Lost Squadron" crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle)
1946 On December - 05 pres Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808
1947 On this day in history jersey Joe Walcott beats Joe Louis
1947 On this day in history joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1948 On December - 05 nY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions
1949 Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1950 On December - 05 ships of the RAN participate in the evacuation of Chinnampo, Korea
1950 Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on December - 05.
1951 On December - 05 "Dragnet" premiers
1951 "Dragnet" premieres on December - 05.
1951 "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies on December - 05.
1952 On December - 05 -8] worst smog in London ever, 4-8,000 die
1954 KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting on December - 05.
1955 On this day in history the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), a federation of autonomous trade unions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, is formed
1955 On December - 05 aFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president
1955 On this day in history paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73
1956 On December - 05 thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC
1957 On December - 05 nYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law)
1957 William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC on December - 05.
1958 On this day in history ferdinand Bruckner, writer, dies at 67
1959 K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies on this day in history.
1963 On December - 05 herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies
1964 The first Medal of Honor awarded to a U.S. serviceman for action in Vietnam is presented to Capt. Roger Donlon of Saugerties, New York, for his heroic action earlier in the year on this day in history.
1964 Remy Angenot, Flemish actor (Tailor Wibbel), dies at 70 on this day in history.