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 - Westroads Mall shooting
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Omaha Police Department handout/Reuters

2007: Nineteen-year-old Robert A. Hawkins opens fire with a semi-automatic rifle at the Von Maur department store in the Westroads Mall in Omaha, Neb., killing eight people before taking his own life.

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