December 5, 1993 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Astronauts begin repair of Hubble telescope in space
  • Rafael Caldera elected president of Venezuela
  • The mayor of Wien (Vienna), Helmut Zilk, is wounded by a letter bomb.

Deaths in History

  • Alexandre Trauber, Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at 87
  • Arthur Staal, Dutch architect (Shell Tower Amsterdam), dies at 86