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 This day in History - December 5
353 Historic Events for December 5
1991

Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies

Death
1992

Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41

Death
1992

Hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54

Death
1993

Rafael Caldera elected president of Venezuela

Event
1993

"Timon of Athens" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances

Event
1993

82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1)

Event
1993

Astronauts begin repair of Hubble telescope in space

Event
1993

Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87

Death
1993

Arthur Staal, Dutch architect (Shell Tower Amsterdam), dies at 86

Death
1993

Douglas Hopkins, guitarist (Gin Blossoms), dies of gun shot at 32

Death
1993

Melissa Mcnamara/Mike Sopringer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

Event
1993

Newhart actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)

Event
1994

Harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84

Death
1994

Richard Brian Waring Barton-Chapple, writer, dies at 69

Death
1994

Emily Marie Estefan, daughter of Gloria and Emilio

Birth
1994

Ronald Ridout, school textbook author, dies at 78

Death
1995

Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor, dies at 77

Death
1995

Robert Parrish, film director editor/actor (Casino Royale), dies at 79

Death
1995

Victor Collin Matthews, businessman, dies on 76th birthday

Death
1996

Peter Hall, folklorist/musician, dies at 60

Death
1996

Wilf Carter, country singer, dies at 91

Death
1996

Players union approves new collective bargaining agreement

Event
1996

Portland's Jermaine O'Neal, 18, becomes youngest NBA player

Event
1996

"Dreams and Nightmares," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC

Event
1997

STS 87 (Columbia 24) lands

Event