Historical Events In December - 05
Wednesday, 29 November 2023
1995 Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1996 Newspapers reported that Microsoft had struck deals with several computer makers that would give it a significant advantage The companies would not be allowed to use Windows unless Microsoft's screen came up immediately when users logged on. Hey mine does on this day in history.
1996 Peter Hall, folklorist/musician, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history newspapers reported that Microsoft had struck deals with several computer makers that would give it a significant advantage: The companies would not be allowed to use Windows unless Microsoft's screen came up immediately when users logged on. Hey mine does
1997 On this day in history high-speed modem makers and longtime rivals 3Com and Rockwell International tentatively agreed to end their bitter feud over technical standards
1997 Colin Franklin, doctor, dies at 67 on December - 05.
2006 The military seizes power in Fiji by means of a coup d'état led by Commodore Josaia Voreqe "Frank" Bainimarama on this day in history.
2007 19-year old Robert A. Hawkins shoots eight people dead and injures five at the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska, then commits suicide on this day in history.
2012 On December - 05 8 people are killed and 12 injured by a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Korea
2017 Russia is banned from the next Winter Olympics in South Korea over state-sponsored doping on this day in history.
2017 On December - 05 austrian courts rule in favour of same-sex marriage from 2019
2017 On December - 05 netflix fires actor Danny Masterson from "The Ranch" after allegations of rape
2017 On December - 05 online store Amazon begins operations in Australia
2017 On December - 05 democratic representative John Conyers resigns from US Congress after allegations of sexual harrassment
2017 Artist Lubaina Himid wins Britain's Turner Prize, oldest person at 63 and first nonwhite woman on December - 05.
2017 On December - 05 russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee, following an investigation into state-sponsored doping.
2018 On this day in history national day of mourning for former US President George H. W. Bush as he lies in state at the Capitol Rotunda, Washington
2018 On December - 05 uS state funeral for former president George H. W. Bush , eulogy by George W Bush, attended by President Donald Trump predecessors Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter
2018 On this day in history cO2 emissions reach all-time high (up 2.7%) driven by coal use in China and consumption of oil, in Global Carbon Project report
2018 Wisconsin Republican senate passes bills restricting power of new Democratic governor Tony Evers on this day in history.
2018 On December - 05 letter by Albert Einstein from 1954 on concept of religion sells for $2.9 million at Christie's in New York
2018 On this day in history arrest of Huawei Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou for possible violation of Iran sanctions in Canada
2019 On this day in history the 2019 Burundi landslide is reported to have caused at least 26 deaths.
2019 On December - 05 speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi asks the House Judiciary Committee to begin drafting the articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump.December 8 - A fire at a factory in Delhi, India, kills 43 people and injures at least 50 others.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] Russia begins mass vaccination against COVID-19 with the Sputnik V candidate on this day in history.
2021 On December - 05 kennedy Center Honors ceremony held for Joni Mitchell , Bette Midler , Berry Gordy , Lorne Michaels and Justino Diaz with President Biden attending in Washington D.C.