Historical Events In December - 05
Thursday, 15 April 2021
1966 On December - 05 sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57
1967 Beatles clothing store "Apple" on 94 Baker Street, London, opens on December - 05.
1968 On December - 05 rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP
1968 Fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54 on December - 05.
1970 A North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats on December - 05.
1971 On December - 05 hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies
1973 Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album on December - 05.
1974 On December - 05 airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran)
1974 Seattle Seahawks formed on December - 05.
1974 On December - 05 hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87
1975 NASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed on December - 05.
1975 Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies on this day in history.
1977 On December - 05 egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen
1977 The Plymouth Horizon was introduced on this day. It was the first American-made small car with front-wheel drive. Technical advances in drive technology had reduced the size and cost of front-wheel drive systems on this day in history.
1978 On December - 05 pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus
1980 On this day in history don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
1983 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut on this day in history.
1983 Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use on December - 05.
1983 Robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1985 Beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court on December - 05.
1985 Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history carmol Taylor, country songwriter, dies at 53 of cancer
1987 On this day in history "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38
1988 Shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite on December - 05.
1989 On December - 05 john M Pritchard, British conductor, dies at 68
1990 On this day in history former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty
1990 The Canadian Broadcast Corp. cuts its spending by $108 million, slashes 1100 jobs and closes or reduces regiona news bureaus to 11 stations on December - 05.
1990 On this day in history steven Shaw, dies at 25
1991 Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty on December - 05.
1991 On this day in history new York Daily News files for protection under chapter 11 dec06
1991 On December - 05 aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies
1992 On December - 05 hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54
1993 On this day in history alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
1994 Harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84 on December - 05.