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

  • Camarón de la Isla [José Monge Cruz], Spanish flamenco singer, born in San Fernando, Cádiz, Spain (d. 1992)
  • Osvaldo Golijov, Argentine composer, born in La Plata, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Shri Aurobindo [Aurobindo Ghose], Indian guru and nationalist, dies at 78