On this day: December 5

Published On: Dec 05 2012 12:00:34 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 05 2013 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 - Art Monk
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USDA photo by Lance Cheung

1957: Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Art Monk is born in White Plains, New York. He played collegiately for Syracuse University before launching a 15-season NFL career with Washington, with whom he won three Super Bowl rings. The three-time Pro Bowl selection played his final two NFL seasons with the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles.

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