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Historical Events In December - 05

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

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Football Writers Association of America organized on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1942  CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Buck Jones, Hollywood's last cowboy hero actor (Headin' East), buried on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On December - 05 nFL Phila Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger disolves  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1945  Aircraft squadron lost in the Bermuda Triangle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history in the 'Bermuda Triangle' five US Navy bombers, on a training flight, disappear without trace  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1945  On this day in history "Lost Squadron" crashes east of Florida (Bermuda Triangle)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On December - 05 pres Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On December - 05 jersey Joe Walcott beats Joe Louis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  On December - 05 joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On this day in history ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Ships of the RAN participate in the evacuation of Chinnampo, Korea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1951  "Dragnet" premiers on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history "Dragnet" premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, of baseball's black sox scandal, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history -8] worst smog in London ever, 4-8,000 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  AFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Paul Harvey, actor (Calamity Jane, Heldorado, Jamboree), dies at 73 on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On December - 05 thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On December - 05 nYC becomes first city to legislate against racial or religious discrimination in housing market (Fair Housing Practices Law)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On December - 05 ferdinand Bruckner, writer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On December - 05 k S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Herbert H Lehman, (Gov-D-NY), dies on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

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

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1377  Jianwen Emperor of China (d. 1402) was born on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1495  Nicolas Cleynaerts, Flemish grammarian (d. 1542) was born on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Ashikaga Yoshiaki, Japanese shogun (d. 1597) was born on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1539  Fausto Paolo Sozzini, Italian theologian (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On this day in history birth of janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On this day in history birth of ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1661  Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In December - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0749  On this day in history death of saint John of Damascus, theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1082  Death of Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1212  On this day in history derek II of Are, Bishop of Utrecht (1197-1212), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1560  Francois II, King of France (1559-60), dies at 16 on December - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1594  On this day in history gerardus Mercator, Flemish philosopher/cartographer, dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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