Historical Events In February - 05
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1959 Australia regain the Ashes with a 10 wicket victory at Adelaide on February - 05.
1959 Gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies on February - 05.
1960 Louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies on February - 05.
1961 Anthony G de Rothschild, British philanthropist, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history french President de Gaulle calls for Algeria's independence
1962 On February - 05 hSS-2 Sea King became the first helicopter to exceed 200 m.p.h. in an officially sanctioned trial.
1962 On this day in history suit to bar Englewood NJ from "racial segregated" schools is filed
1962 Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter &Saturn within 16º on this day in history.
1962 On February - 05 jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71
1963 Maarten Schmidt discovers enormous red shifts in quasars on this day in history.
1963 On February - 05 soviet lunar probe failure
1965 Beursschouwburg opens in Brussels on this day in history.
1965 Irving Bacon, actor (Fort Ti, Petticoat Fever), dies at 71 on February - 05.
1966 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island on February - 05.
1967 "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC) on this day in history.
1967 On February - 05 anastasio Somoza elected President of Nicaragua
1967 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Robert Penn Warren on this day in history.
1967 Herman Teirlinck, Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1968 KDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth TX (IND) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1968 Skater Kees Verkerk win Olympics gold in the 1500m on this day in history.
1968 Luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1969 "Turn-On," debuts &cancelled by ABC after flopping so badly on February - 05.
1969 On February - 05 uS population reaches 200 million
1969 Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, vice president, general manager &head coach of Redskins on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history thelma Ritter, actress (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 63
1970 On February - 05 first Test Cricket ton of Barry Richards, 126, 164 balls, 20 fours 1 six
1970 On February - 05 test Cricket debut of John Traicos, South Africa vs Australia, Durban
1970 On February - 05 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 WSCV TV channel 51 in Ft Lauderdale FL (IND) suspends broadcasting on February - 05.
1971 On February - 05 apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro; Alan Shepard &Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hours
1971 The US Apollo 14 (Shepard and Mitchell onboard) lands on the Moon on February - 05.
1971 On this day in history mÃ¡tyÃ¡s RÃ¡kosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78
1972 "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65 on this day in history.
1972 On February - 05 bob Douglas is first black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame
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