December 05 in History – What happened on 05 December in Past

05 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 05, the day number in a year is 339 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 340. December 05 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 05 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1230Albert Mahan, a German chemist and philosopher died. He succeeded in turning copper into white by arsenic.
1484Pope Innocent VIII issued the papal bull Summis desiderantes affectibus, giving Dominican Inquisitor Heinrich Kramer explicit authority to prosecute witchcraft in Germany.
1657Shah Jahan's younger son Murad proclaimed himself king.
1746There was a revolt in Genoa against Spanish rule.
1757Battle of Luton: The Prussian army beheaded the Austrian.
1766James Christie made Christie's auction first sale in a London home.
1775American Revolutionary War-Continental Army Colonel Henry Knoxarrived at Fort Ticonderoga in New York to arrange the transport of60 tons of artillery that would be used to strengthen the Siege ofBoston.
1868The first American Bicycle College opened.
1876Fire engulfed the Brooklyn Theater in Brooklyn, New York,killing at least 278 people, mostly due to smoke inhalation.
1879The first automatic phone switching system was developed.
1892John Thompson became the fourth Prime Minister of Canada.
1893Toronto became the first electric car to run 15 miles on a single charge.
1893Multiple voting ended in New South Wales.
1905Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah of Kashmir was born.
1916British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith resigned due to his lack of vigour over the conduct of the Great War.
1919Turkey's Ministry of War removed military service to Greeks, Armenians and Jews.
1926George Hassell killed his wife and eight children in the Texas city of Forewell.
1928In Brisbane, England were beaten by Australia by a record 675 runs.
1928England won the first Test cricket match against Australia by 675 runs.
1932The Soviet Union decided to shift the distribution of food, clothing, and other supplies to the factories, out of the hands of the government. Ration cards were to be given to the public and it was up to the factories to procure the goods.
1933Prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States Officially ended when the Twenty-first Amendment to the U.S.Constitution was ratified, repealing the Eighteenth Amendment.
1936The 1936 Soviet Constitution, also known as the 'Stalin'constitution, was adopted.
1939The remains of Pedro II of Brazil, who was ousted and exiledin a republican coup, were buried after being repatriated.
1943Japanese airplane bombed Kolkata. Kolkata was attacked for the first time during the day.
1945Flight 19, a squadron of five U.S. naval TBF Avenger torpedo bombers, disappeared in the area now known as the Bermuda Triangle.
1950Chinese troops have now invaded the North Korean capital, Pyongyang after the retreat of the United Nations.
1950Sikkim became a protected state of India.
1951Artist Arvindranath Tagore died.
1955The STD service that made long distance telephone calls a household item came into existence.
1956Rose Heilbronn became Britain's first female judge.
1965The 'Glasnost Meeting' became the first demonstration in the Soviet Union after the Second World War and marked the beginning of acivil rights movement in the country.
1966U.S suffered the largest loss of planes from the time when the Vietnam War commenced. The U.S. warplanes then reacted by attacking targets near Hanoi and shooting down an enemy plane.
1971India recognized Bangladesh as a country.
1972Gough Whitlam took office as the 21st Prime Minister ofAustralia and formed a duumvirate with his deputy Lance Barnard, ending23 years of Liberal-Country Party government.
1974The Birmingham Americans won the only World Bowl in World Football League history.
1974The Republic of Malta was declared.
1995Azerbaijan Airlines Flight 56 crashed shortly after take off from Nakhchivan Airport, killing 52 people on board.
1999Indian beauty Yukta Mukhi was elected Miss World.
2000The US Supreme Court ruled in favor of George Bush in the presidential election.
2005After the earthquake, Pakistan has reintroduced SOS Children’s Villages role as a guardian of all orphans and unaided children.
2005The Civil Partnership Act came into force, granting civilpartnerships in the United Kingdom with rights and responsibilitiesidentical to civil marriage.
2006The E. Coli bacteria epidemic has affected around 12 people on Long Island, including numerous who ate at Taco Bell. Officials have ordered the shutdown of eight Taco Bell restaurants.
2007A round of gunfire by a man at a mall in Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States, kills eight before he commits suicide.
2008The launch of the Mars Science Laboratory has been postponed by NASA by two years because of extending delays and persistent technical issues.
2009Thousands of people attend the funeral of Chilean singer and national icon Víctor Jara in Santiago, reburied 36 years after his death via torture in the 1973 military coup carried out by Augusto Pinochet.
2010An American university has cautioned its political science students that their likelihood of getting state department jobs is under danger if they access the WikiLeaks website.
2011European monitors disparage the elections stating that rules preferred United Russia and claiming that it was flawed by defilements.
2013Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa and Bharat Ratna, who campaigned against apartheid, died.



Famous Birthdays of December 05:

YearName / Profession / Country
1969Morgan J. Freeman / Producer / United States of America
1666Francesco Scarlatti / Violinist / Italy
1907Giuseppe Occhialini / Academic / France
1968Falilat Ogunkoya / Sprinter / Nigeria
1986Justin Smoak / Baseball Player / United States of America
1897Nunnally Johnson / Producer / United States of America
1932Jim Hurtubise / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1861Konstantin Korovin / Painter / Russia
1495Nicolas Cleynaerts / Philologist / Netherlands
1962Nivek Ogre / Singer / Canada
1986James Hinchcliffe / Racing Car Driver / Canada
1975Ronnie O'Sullivan / Snooker Player / United Kingdom
1932Alf Dubs / Politician / Britain
1935Yury Vlasov / Politician / Russia
1914Hans Hellmut Kirst / Author / Germany
1960Matthew Taylor / Politician / United Kingdom
1972Duane Ross / Hurdler / United States of America
1905Otto Preminger / Actor / United States of America
1916Hilary Koprowski / Author / Poland
1938J. J. Cale / Singer / United States of America
1965Manish Malhotra / Fashion Designer / India
1973Argo Arbeiter / Footballer / Estonia
1863Paul Painlevé / Politician / France
1995Danny Levi / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1947Tony Gregory / Politician / Ireland
1979Gareth McAuley / Footballer / Ireland
1803Fyodor Tyutchev / Poet / Russia
1917Ken Downing / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1886Rose Wilder Lane / Author / United States of America
1974Brian Lewis / Sprinter / United States of America

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