On this day: December 5

POSTED: 10:00 PM PST Dec 04, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 04, 2013 

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 - Thomas Jefferson
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White House Historical Association

1804: U.S. President Thomas Jefferson is re-elected for a second term, easily defeating Federalist Charles Cotesworth Pinckney with nearly 73 percent of the popular vote.

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