On this day: December 5

POSTED: 10:00 PM PST Dec 04, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 04, 2014 

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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