On this day: December 5

Published On: Dec 05 2012 12:00:34 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 05 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Mozart and Monet die, the 21st Amendment repealing prohibition is ratified, the Montgomery Bus Boycott begins, and O.J. Simpson heads to prison, all on this day.

OTD December 5 - Andrew Jackson
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1832: U.S. President Andrew Jackson is re-elected for a second term, winning 219 of the 286 electoral votes cast, defeating Henry Clay, the candidate of the National Republican Party.

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