Historical Events In February - 05
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
1959 On this day in history australia regain the Ashes with a 10 wicket victory at Adelaide
1959 On this day in history gwili Andre, actress (No Other Woman, Roar of the Dragon), dies
1960 Louis Stricker, cricketer (S Afr open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies on this day in history.
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 HSS-2 Sea King became the first helicopter to exceed 200 m.p.h. in an officially sanctioned trial on this day in history.
1962 Suit to bar Englewood NJ from "racial segregated" schools is filed on this day in history.
1962 On February - 05 sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter &Saturn within 16º
1962 Jacques Ibert, French composer (Escales), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1963 On February - 05 maarten Schmidt discovers enormous red shifts in quasars
1963 Soviet lunar probe failure on February - 05.
1965 Beursschouwburg opens in Brussels on February - 05.
1965 On February - 05 irving Bacon, actor (Fort Ti, Petticoat Fever), dies at 71
1966 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island on this day in history.
1967 "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC) on February - 05.
1967 On this day in history anastasio Somoza elected President of Nicaragua
1967 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Robert Penn Warren on February - 05.
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 February - 05.
1968 Skater Kees Verkerk win Olympics gold in the 1500m on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history luckey Roberts, composer, dies at 80
1969 On this day in history "Turn-On," debuts &cancelled by ABC after flopping so badly
1969 US population reaches 200 million on this day in history.
1969 Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, vice president, general manager &head coach of Redskins on February - 05.
1969 On February - 05 thelma Ritter, actress (Miracle on 34th Street), dies at 63
1970 First Test Cricket ton of Barry Richards, 126, 164 balls, 20 fours 1 six on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history test Cricket debut of John Traicos, South Africa vs Australia, Durban
1970 On February - 05 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1970 On this day in history wSCV TV channel 51 in Ft Lauderdale FL (IND) suspends broadcasting
1971 Apollo 14, 3rd US manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro; Alan Shepard &Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hours on February - 05.
1971 On this day in history the US Apollo 14 (Shepard and Mitchell onboard) lands on the Moon
1971 MÃ¡tyÃ¡s RÃ¡kosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78 on February - 05.
1972 "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65 on February - 05.
1972 On February - 05 bob Douglas is first black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame