This Date in History Calender- December 5

In civil rights, Films/Film stars, Foreign Affairs, Justice, music, U.S History, Vietnam War, World War II on December 5, 2007 by Editor Z

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1926: Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin premieres.

1932: Physicist Albert Einstein gets a visa to the US.

1933: Utah becomes the 36th state to approve the repeal of the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution, thereby ending prohibition.

1941: As War continues to rage, Great Britain under the fire of Germany, declares War on Finland, Romania, and Hungary who are aligned with the Axis powers.

1952: The Abbott and Costello Show premieres on tv.

1955: Resistance to the old guard of segregation becomes news throughout America and around the globe, when E.D Nixon and Rosa Parks lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott in segregationist Alabama.

1967: 585 antiwar demonstrators are arrested in New York city, as 1,000 demonstrators gather in an attempt to shut down an induction center.

1967: the Beatles open the apple shop in London, England.

1969: In a graphic revelation regarding the Vietnam War, Life magazine first reports on the March 1968 My Lai Massacre.


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