On this day: December 5

POSTED: 10:00 PM PST Dec 04, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 04, 2015 

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 - OJ Simpson
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2008: A judge in Las Vegas, Nevada, sentences O.J. Simpson to 33 years in prison, with eligibility for parole after nine years, for an armed robbery of various sports memorabilia at the Palace Station hotel.


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