Tuesday 5 December 1905
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Otto Preminger and Nathalie Paley.
The Night Before Christmas, directed by Diane Paloma Eskenazi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 December 1905
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1905 ?
- 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)
- Otto Preminger: Austria -- Director / producer (Laura, Exodus).
- Nathalie Paley: Russian royalty, a member of the Romanov family as Countess de Hohenfelsen.
- Gus Mancuso: American baseball player coach and sportscaster (d. 1984).
- Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal) becomes Prime Minister of England.