What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (12/5/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1782 – Birthday – Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook NY, (D) eighth president (1837-41)

1791 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35

1792 – George Washington re-elected US president

1870 – Alexandre Dumas, French writer, dies at 68

1879 – Birthday – Clyde Cessna, American airplane manufacturer (d. 1954)

1926 – Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86

1947 – "Spiderman" creator Stan Lee (24) weds Joan Clayton Boocock

1955 – Historic bus boycott begins in Montgomery Alabama by Rosa Parks

1973 – Paul McCartney releases album "Band on the Run" album

1985 – Birthday – Frankie Muniz, actor (Malcom in the Middle)

1996 – Portland's Jermaine O'Neal, 18, becomes youngest NBA player

2003 – Coldplay front man Chris Martin (35) weds actress singer Gwyneth Paltrow (39) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California

2008 – Human remains previously found in 1991 are finally identified by Russian and American scientists as those of Tsar Nicholas II.

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