TODAY IN HISTORY - 12/5:

2008 - Human remains previously found in 1991 are finally identified by Russian and American scientists as those of TsarNicholas II.
2008 - OJ Simpson is sentenced to 33 years in prison for kidnapping and armed robbery

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY:

1901 - Walter Elias Disney, Chicago, animator (Mickey Mouse), (d. 1966)
1967 - Gary Allan, American country musician
1985 - Frankie Muniz, American actor

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GOODBYE TO:

2013 - Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-1990) and South African President (1994-99) dies of a lung infection at 95

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