On this day: December 5

Published On: Dec 05 2012 12:00:34 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 05 2014 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 - Alexandre Dumas
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1870: French writer Alexandre Dumas, best known for his novels "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo," dies at the age of 68 in Puys, Seine-Maritime, France.

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