Historical Events In December - 05
Monday, 03 August 2020
1940 On this day in history jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60
1941 USS Lexington (CV-2) sails with Task Force 12 to ferry Marine aircraft to Midway, leaving no carriers at Pearl Harbor on December - 05.
1941 Football Writers Association of America organized on this day in history.
1941 David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire on December - 05.
1942 CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto on December - 05.
1942 Buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried on this day in history.
1943 On December - 05 nFL Phila Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger disolves
1944 German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht on this day in history.
1945 Aircraft squadron lost in the Bermuda Triangle on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history in the 'Bermuda Triangle' five US Navy bombers, on a training flight, disappear without trace
1945 On this day in history "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 December - 05 jersey Joe Walcott beats Joe Louis
1947 On December - 05 joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1948 NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions on December - 05.
1949 On this day in history ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title
1950 Ships of the RAN participate in the evacuation of Chinnampo, Korea on this day in history.
1950 Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on December - 05.
1951 "Dragnet" premiers on December - 05.
1951 On this day in history "Dragnet" premieres
1951 On this day in history "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies
1952 On this day in history -8] worst smog in London ever, 4-8,000 die
1954 KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1955 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 on December - 05.
1955 AFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president on this day in history.
1955 Paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73 on December - 05.
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 this day in history.
1958 On December - 05 ferdinand Bruckner, writer, dies at 67
1959 On December - 05 k S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies
1963 Herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies on December - 05.
1964 On December - 05 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.
1964 On this day in history remy Angenot, Flemish actor (Tailor Wibbel), dies at 70