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 This day in History - December 5
353 Historic Events for December 5
1905

Henry Campbell-Bannermam (Lib) becomes PM of England

Event
1906

British govt-Balfour resigns

Event
1907

Lin Piau, Chinese politician

Birth
1908

1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)

Event
1910

Abraham L Polonsky, US writer/director (Tell them Willie Boy is Here)

Birth
1911

Alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows)

Birth
1912

Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist

Birth
1914

6th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats U of Toronto, 14-2

Event
1915

Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer

Birth
1915

Margaret Hayes, Balt Md, actress (Robert Montgomery Presents)

Birth
1916

Hans Richter, composer, dies at 73

Death
1917

Simone Gallimard, publisher

Birth
1918

Oil refinery on Cura‡ao opens

Event
1919

Victor Collin Matthews, businessman

Birth
1920

Pro football playoff game Akron and Buffalo 0-0 tie, title undecided

Event
1921

Peter Hansen, Oakland Calif, actor (Mr Parkson-Mr Novak, Gen Hospital)

Birth
1921

Alvy Moore, actor (Mr Kimball-Green Acres)

Birth
1921

George Henderson, priest/politician

Birth
1922

Samuel Muller Fzn, Dutch historian/archivist, dies

Death
1923

Tendrjakow, writer

Birth
1924

Hamilton Tiger Red Green scores 5 goals to beat Tor Maple Leafs 10-5

Event
1925

13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1

Event
1925

Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1967..79)

Birth
1925

German govt of Luther falls

Event
1925

Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist, dies at 78

Death