What Happened on December 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
  • Sikkim becomes a protectorate of India

Famous Birthdays

  • CamarĂ³n de la Isla, Spanish flamenco singer (d. 1992)
  • Osvaldo Golijov, Argentine-born composer

Famous Deaths

  • Shri Aurobindo, Indian guru (b. 1872)