On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Westroads Mall massacre: A gunman opens fire with a semi-automatic rifle at an Omaha, Nebraska mall, killing eight people before taking his own life.

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Imbrie, American composer (b. 1921)
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer, dies at 79