Dec 5th, Events in History

1456: Earthquake strikes Naples; 35,000 die

1792: G. Washington re-elected as US president

1908: 1st US football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)

1950: Sikkim becomes a protectorate of India

1960: Ghana drops diplomatic relations with Belgium

1980: Bank of Canada’s Currency Museum opens

2005: Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes major damage, mostly in the D.R Congo

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s