Historical Events In December - 05
Wednesday, 31 May 2023
1966 On this day in history sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist, dies at 57
1967 Beatles clothing store "Apple" on 94 Baker Street, London, opens on this day in history.
1968 Rolling Stones release "Beggar's Banquet" LP on December - 05.
1968 Fred Clark, actor (Zotz, Auntie Mame), dies of liver ailment at 54 on December - 05.
1970 On this day in history a North Vietnamese newspaper declares that the country will not be intimidated by U.S. bombing threats.
1971 Hugh Wakefield, actress (Blithe Spirit), dies on this day in history.
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 Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, tennis player (US Open 1909-11), dies at 87 on December - 05.
1975 NASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed on this day in history.
1975 Jimmy Nervo, actor (Frozen Limits), dies on this day in history.
1977 Egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen on December - 05.
1977 On this day in history 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.
1978 Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus on December - 05.
1980 On December - 05 don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies
1983 On December - 05 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut
1983 Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use on December - 05.
1983 On December - 05 robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65
1985 Beverly McLachlin is the first woman appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal, the province's highest court on this day in history.
1985 On this day in history dow Jones Industrial Average rose above the 1,500 level for first time
1986 Carmol Taylor, country songwriter, dies at 53 of cancer on this day in history.
1987 "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38 on this day in history.
1988 Shuttle Atlantis launches world's first nuclear-war-fighting satellite on December - 05.
1989 John M Pritchard, British conductor, dies at 68 on December - 05.
1990 Former Noriega aide Luis del Cid pleads guilty on December - 05.
1990 On this day in history the Canadian Broadcast Corp. cuts its spending by $108 million, slashes 1100 jobs and closes or reduces regiona news bureaus to 11 stations
1990 On December - 05 steven Shaw, dies at 25
1991 On this day in history charles Keating Jr (Lincoln Savings & Loan fraud), found guilty
1991 On this day in history new York Daily News files for protection under chapter 11 dec06
1991 Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies on this day in history.
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 On December - 05 harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84
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