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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining December 5. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is December 5 so important!

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  1. On December 11th 2002 two motorists called the police reporting of a car veering off the road. A search uncovered a car concealed in dense undergrowth and the long dead driver nearby. The man had in fact been dead for 5 months.

  2. The Great Smog" of London, UK was a severe air pollution event that lasted 5 days and killed an estimated 12,000 people in December of 1952.

  3. Although the band existed through several different incarnations (the blue velvets and the golliwogs), Creedance Clearwater Revival was only a band for 5 years, releasing 7 studio albums during that time, 5 of which were released in just 23 months between January of 1969 and December of 1970?

  4. National holidays in Mexico include Independence Day (September 16), Día de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Las Posadas (December 16 to December 24), Noche Buena (December 24), Navidad (December 25), Año Nuevo (December 31 to January 1), Twelfth Night of Christmas (January 5), and the Day of the Dead (November 2).

  5. Mating season of chinstrap penguins takes place during November and December. They construct round nest where female lays 2 eggs. Both parents participate in the incubation of eggs (shift usually lasts 5 to 10 days) during a period of 37 days.

  6. In September 1791 Mozart became ill in Prague. He died on December 5, 1791 while trying to finish his Requiem. He was survived by two sons and his wife, who reportedly climbed into his bed after he died, hoping to become ill with whatever killed him so that she could join him.

  7. On December 27, 1831, Darwin went on an expedition to map the coastline of South Africa. The expedition lasted for almost 5 years.

  8. Female lays 4 to 5 eggs usually from November to December. Eggs hatch after 38 to 39 days. Both parents collect food for their chicks.

  9. The world record for flight endurance was set in a Cessna 172 that took off on December 4, 1958 from Las Vegas, and then landed back at McCarran Airfield on February 7, 1959. The flight lasted 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds.

  10. The Hartford Convention that took place between December 15, 1814 and January 5, 1815 essentially branded the Federalists as traitors and they lost their standing after being discredited.

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Ethiopia uses a different new year, and that their new year is on September 11th, instead of December 31st. ALso, it has a 13th month of 5 or 6 extra timekeeping days.

The Great Smog, between December 5-9, 1952 in London, England. Windless conditions combined with the use of coal and is known as the worst air pollution event in the history of the UK

On December 5, 2018, Los Angeles County held its annual interfaith ceremony for 1,457 unclaimed dead (cremated in 2015 and buried en masse earlier that week). There were about 200 attendees.

During the annual feast of St. Nicholas, celebrated on the evening of 5 December,some of the dutch people dress up in black face as a character called Zwarte Piet (black pete)

On the night of December 2, an industrial negligence in Bhopal led to a release of 30 tonnes of toxic methyl icocyanate(MIC)gas, exposing nearly 5 lakh people in the city to the deadly gas.

On December 15th 1944, Medal Of Honour recipient Dirk J. Vlug was ambushed by 5 tanks whilst stationed in the Philippines, and destroyed all 5 by himself without any help and without being wounded. He lived to the ripe old age of 79.

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