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Historical Events In December - 05

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

1940  On this day in history jan Kubelik, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history football Writers Association of America organized  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On this day in history nFL Phila Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger disolves  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  German troops rob all the silver coin in Utrecht on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On December - 05 aircraft squadron lost in the Bermuda Triangle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  In the 'Bermuda Triangle' five US Navy bombers, on a training flight, disappear without trace on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1945  "Lost Squadron" crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle) on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  Pres Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On December - 05 jersey Joe Walcott beats Joe Louis  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On December - 05 ships of the RAN participate in the evacuation of Chinnampo, Korea  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  "Dragnet" premiers on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  On this day in history "Dragnet" premieres  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1952  -8] worst smog in London ever, 4-8,000 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On December - 05 aFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  Paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  Thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  NYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history ferdinand Bruckner, writer, dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On December - 05 herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  On this day in history remy Angenot, Flemish actor (Tailor Wibbel), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1377  Jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1443  Pope Julius II (d. 1513) was born on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1495  On December - 05 birth of nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  On this day in history birth of fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1545  Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet was born on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1547  Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian was born on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1661  On this day in history birth of robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0749  Death of Saint John of Damascus, theologian on December - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1082  On December - 05 death of ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1212  Derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1244  Johanna of Constantinople, countess of Flanders (1205-44), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1355  On this day in history jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1570  On this day in history death of johan Friis, Danish statesman (b. 1494)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1594  Gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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