December 5 holidays in 2018
St Nicholas' Eve/Sinterklaas
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
World Soil Day
December 5 2017 holidays
December 5 2019 holidays
Historical Events on December 5
After serving as President of the United States and being elected, John Quincy Adams takes his seat in the House of Representatives.
Jefferson Davis wins his election to the United States Senate.
United States President James K. Polk sends a message to the U.S Congress that confirms massive quantities of gold have been discovered in the state of California.
Cathedral of Christ the Saviour located in Moscow, Russia is destroyed on orders from Joseph Stalin.
Amendment to the U.S Constitution is officially ratified.
Georgy Zhukov leads Soviet forces in a counter-offensive against the Nazis at the Battle of Moscow during World War II.
Germany’s secret weapons bases are targeted and bombed by Allied air forces during Operation Crossbow during WWII.
The American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations combine and become the AFL-CIO.
Rosa Parks and E.D Nixon lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Roger Donlon is given the first Medal of Honor of the Vietnam War for heroism in battle.
Famous Birthdays on December 5
American lawyer and 8
President of the United States, Martin Van Buren is born in
English illustrator and painter, George Shepherd is born in
American academic and co-founder of Radcliffe College, Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz is born in
English author and poet, Christina Rossetti is born in
American general George Armstrong Custer is born in
American animator and co-founder of the Walt Disney Co., Walt Disney is born in
German physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Werner Heisenberg is born in
American general and politician, Strom Thurmond is born in
American comedian and actress, Margaret Cho is born in
American novelist Lydia Millet is born in
American model and actress, Lisa Marie is born in
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