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 This day in History - December 5
353 Historic Events for December 5
1975

NASA launches space vehicle S-196, it failed

Event
1976

Buffalo Bill OJ Simpson rushes 203 yards

Event
1977

Michelle Marie Jefferson, Miss Wyoming Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1977

Egypt breaks dipl relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq and S Yemen

Event
1978

EG decides establishes EMS, European Monetary System

Event
1978

Free agent Pete Rose signs 4-year, $32 million contract with Phillies

Event
1978

Phillies Pete Rose becomes highest paid baseball player

Event
1978

Pioneer Venus 1 begins orbiting Venus

Event
1978

Islanders took 28 shots in 1 period vs Penguins Penguins' Ross Lonsberry failed on 7th penalty shot against Islanders

Event
1978

Sam Shepard's "Buried Child," premieres in NYC

Event
1979

Ireland premier Jack Lynch resigns

Event
1980

Bank of Canada's Canadian Currency Museum opens

Event
1980

Don Taylor, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ 1947-56, 159 runs), dies

Death
1981

France performs nuclear test

Event
1981

56th Australian Women Tennis: Navratilova beats Chris Evert (67 64 75)

Event
1981

47th Heisman Trophy Award: Marcus Allen, Southern Cal (RB)

Event
1982

Cleve Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 33 pass completions

Event
1982

Herschel Walker of Georgia wins Heisman Trophy

Event
1982

Ingrid Berghmans (Neth) retains judo's world championship

Event
1982

Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions

Event
1982

Seattle Univ Baptist Ch declares sanctuary for Cen Am refugees

Event
1982

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1983

Robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65

Death
1983

LA Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use

Event
1983

12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut

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