Thursday 5 December 1901
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Grace Moore and Milton H Erickson.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Grace Moore: United States -- Soprano (One Night to Live).
- Milton H Erickson: American psychiatrist (d. 1980).
- Hanns Jelinek: composer.
- Walt Disney: American cartoonist who created Mickey Mouse in 1928 and later made the first feature-length cartoon ever filmed, "Fantasia," 1940, a visual interpretation of orchestral music.
- Milton Erickson: American hypnotherapist, acknowledged by the two major hypnosis societies as the best in his field.
- Werner Heisenberg: German scientist who, as an atomic physicist, won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1932 for his creation of quantum mechanics and was acknowledged as "the greatest German theoretical physicist." He was known for developing matrix mechanics which was the mathematical formulation of his theory of quantum mechanics. He was also known for the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle, which contributed heavily to the development of quantum mechanics and influenced modern philosophical thought as well. (Einstein
- Marjorie Eaton: American painter and actress (d. 1986)
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