Historical Events In December - 05
Friday, 14 August 2020
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 this day in history rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP
1968 On this day in history fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54
1970 On this day in history a North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats.
1971 On this day in history hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies
1973 On this day in history paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" album
1974 Airport terminal roof collapses killing 17 (Teheran Iran) on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history seattle Seahawks formed
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 December - 05.
1977 On this day in history 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 Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus on this day in history.
1980 Don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies on this day in history.
1983 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut on December - 05.
1983 On December - 05 los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use
1983 Robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court
1985 On December - 05 dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time
1986 On December - 05 carmol Taylor, country songwriter, dies at 53 of cancer
1987 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38 on December - 05.
1988 Shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite on December - 05.
1989 John M Pritchard, British conductor, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1990 Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty on December - 05.
1990 On December - 05 the Canadian Broadcast Corp. cuts its spending by $108 million, slashes 1100 jobs and closes or reduces regiona news bureaus to 11 stations
1990 Steven Shaw, dies at 25 on this day in history.
1991 Charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty on this day in history.
1991 New York Daily News files for protection under chapter 11 dec06 on this day in history.
1991 On December - 05 aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies
1992 On this day in history hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54
1993 Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84