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  • What happened on November 5
  • November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 56 days remaining until the end of the year.

 

  • Events on November 5
  • 1138 – Lý Anh Tông is enthroned as emperor of Vietnam at the age of two, beginning a 37-year reign.
  • 1499 – Publication of the Catholicon, written in 1464 by Jehan Lagadeuc in Tréguier; this is the first Breton dictionary as well as the first French dictionary.
  • 1605 – Gunpowder Plot: Guy Fawkes is arrested.
  • 1688 – William III of England lands with a Dutch fleet at Brixham.
  • 1757 – Seven Years’ War: Frederick the Great defeats the allied armies of France and the Holy Roman Empire at the Battle of Rossbach.
  • 1768 – Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the purpose of which is to adjust the boundary line between Indian lands and white settlements set forth in the Royal Proclamation of 1763 in the Thirteen Colonies.
  • 1780 – French-American forces under Colonel LaBalme are defeated by Miami Chief Little Turtle.
  • 1811 – Salvadoran priest José Matías Delgado, rings the bells of La Merced church in San Salvador, calling for insurrection and launching the 1811 Independence Movement.
  • 1828 – Greek War of Independence: The French Morea expedition to recapture Morea (now the Peloponnese) ends when the last Ottoman forces depart the peninsula.
  • 1829 – Technical University of Denmark (DTU) opens.
  • 1831 – Nat Turner, American slave leader, is tried, convicted, and sentenced to death in Virginia.
  • 1862 – American Civil War: Abraham Lincoln removes George B. McClellan as commander of the Army of the Potomac.
  • 1862 – American Indian Wars: In Minnesota, 303 Dakota warriors are found guilty of rape and murder of whites and are sentenced to hang. 38 are ultimately executed and the others reprieved.
  • 1872 – Women’s suffrage in the United States: In defiance of the law, suffragist Susan B. Anthony votes for the first time, and is later fined $100.
  • 1895 – George B. Selden is granted the first U.S. patent for an automobile.
  • 1898 – Filipinos on Negros Island revolt against Spanish rule and establish the short-lived Republic of Negros.
  • 1911 – After declaring war on the Ottoman Empire on September 29, 1911, Italy annexes Tripoli and Cyrenaica.
  • 1912 – Woodrow Wilson is elected to the presidency of the United States.
  • 1913 – King Otto of Bavaria is deposed by his cousin, Prince Regent Ludwig, who assumes the title Ludwig III.
  • 1914 – World War I: France and the British Empire declare war on the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1916 – The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by the Act of 5th November of the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.
  • 1916 – The Everett massacre takes place in Everett, Washington as political differences lead to a shoot-out between the Industrial Workers of the Worldorganizers and local police.
  • 1917 – October Revolution: In Tallinn, Estonia, Communist leader Jaan Anvelt leads revolutionaries in overthrowing the Provisional Government (As Estonia and Russia are still using the Julian calendar, subsequent period references show an October 23 date).
  • 1917 – Tikhon is elected the Patriarch of Moscow and of the Russian Orthodox Church.
  • 1925 – Secret agent Sidney Reilly, the first “super-spy” of the 20th century, is executed by the OGPU, the secret police of the Soviet Union.
  • 1940 – World War II: The British armed merchant cruiser, HMS Jervis Bay, is sunk by the German pocket battleship Admiral Scheer.
  • 1943 – World War II: Bombing of the Vatican.
  • 1950 – Korean War: British and Australian forces from the 27th British Commonwealth Brigade successfully halted the advancing Chinese 117th Division during the Battle of Pakchon.
  • 1955 – After being destroyed in World War II, the rebuilt Vienna State Opera reopens with a performance of Beethoven’s Fidelio.
  • 1970 – The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam reports the lowest weekly American soldier death toll in five years (24).
  • 1983 – Byford Dolphin diving bell accident kills five and leaves one severely injured.
  • 1986 – USS Rentz, USS Reeves and USS Oldendorf visit Qingdao (Tsing Tao) China – the first US Naval visit to China since 1949.
  • 1990 – Rabbi Meir Kahane, founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead after a speech at a New York City hotel.
  • 1995 – André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Prime Minister Jean Chrétien of Canada. He is thwarted when the Prime Minister’s wife locks the door.
  • 1996 – Pakistani President Farooq Leghari dismisses the government of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and dissolves the National Assembly of Pakistan.
  • 2006 – Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar, are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for their roles in the 1982 massacre of 148 Shi’a Muslims.
  • 2007 – China’s first lunar satellite, Chang’e 1, goes into orbit around the Moon.
  • 2007 – Android mobile operating system is unveiled by Google.
  • 2009 – U.S. Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan murders 13 and wounds 32 at Fort Hood, Texas in the deadliest mass shooting at a U.S. military installation.
  • 2013 – India launches the Mars Orbiter Mission, its first interplanetary probe.
  • 2015 – An iron ore tailings dam bursts in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais flooding a valley, causing mudslides in the nearby village of Bento Rodrigues and causing up to 9 deaths and 19 missing.

 

 

 

  • Births on November 5
  • 1271 – Ghazan, Mongol ruler (d. 1304)
  • 1494 – Hans Sachs, German poet and playwright (d. 1576)
  • 1549 – Philippe de Mornay, French theologian and author (d. 1623)
  • 1592 – Charles Chauncy, English-American pastor, theologian, and academic (d. 1672)
  • 1613 – Isaac de Benserade, French poet and educator (d. 1691)
  • 1615 – Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1648)
  • 1666 – Attilio Ariosti, Italian viola player and composer (d. 1729)
  • 1667 – Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German painter (d. 1719)
  • 1701 – Pietro Longhi, Venetian painter and educator (d. 1785)
  • 1705 – Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, French violinist and composer (d. 1770)
  • 1715 – John Brown, English author and playwright (d. 1766)
  • 1722 – William Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English lieutenant and politician (d. 1798)
  • 1739 – Hugh Montgomerie, 12th Earl of Eglinton, Scottish composer and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire (d. 1819)
  • 1742 – Richard Cosway, English painter (d. 1821)
  • 1789 – William Bland, Australian surgeon and politician (d. 1868)
  • 1818 – Benjamin Butler, American general, lawyer, and politician, 33rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1893)
  • 1835 – Moritz Szeps, Ukrainian-Austrian journalist and publisher (d. 1902)
  • 1846 – Duncan Gordon Boyes, English soldier, recipient of the Victoria Cross (d. 1869)
  • 1850 – Ella Wheeler Wilcox, American author and poet (d. 1919)
  • 1851 – Charles Dupuy, French academic and politician, 60th Prime Minister of France (d. 1923)
  • 1854 – Alphonse Desjardins, Canadian journalist and businessman, co-founded Desjardins Group (d. 1920)
  • 1854 – Paul Sabatier, French chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
  • 1855 – Eugene V. Debs, American union leader and politician (d. 1926)
  • 1855 – Léon Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist and climatologist (d. 1913)
  • 1857 – Ida Tarbell, American journalist, author, reformer, and educator (d. 1944)
  • 1870 – Chittaranjan Das, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 1925)
  • 1873 – Edwin Flack, Australian tennis player and runner (d. 1935)
  • 1879 – Otto Wahle, Austrian-American swimmer and coach (d. 1963)
  • 1881 – George A. Malcolm, American lawyer and jurist (d. 1961)
  • 1883 – P Moe Nin, Burmese author and translator (d. 1940)
  • 1884 – James Elroy Flecker, English author, poet, and playwright (d. 1915)
  • 1885 – Will Durant, American historian and philosopher (d. 1981)
  • 1886 – Sadae Inoue, Japanese general (d. 1961)
  • 1887 – Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-American pianist and educator (d. 1961)
  • 1890 – Jan Zrzavý, Czech painter and illustrator (d. 1977)
  • 1892 – J. B. S. Haldane, English-Indian geneticist and biologist (d. 1964)
  • 1892 – John Alcock (RAF officer), captain in the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force (d. 1919)
  • 1893 – Raymond Loewy, French-American engineer and designer (d. 1986)
  • 1894 – Beardsley Ruml, American economist and statistician (d. 1960)
  • 1895 – Walter Gieseking, French-German pianist and composer (d. 1956)
  • 1895 – Charles MacArthur, American playwright and screenwriter (d. 1956)
  • 1900 – Martin Dies, Jr., American lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 1972)
  • 1900 – Natalie Schafer, American actress (d. 1991)
  • 1901 – Etta Moten Barnett, American actress and singer (d. 2004)
  • 1901 – Eddie Paynter, English cricketer (d. 1979)
  • 1904 – Cooney Weiland, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1985)
  • 1905 – Joel McCrea, American actor (d. 1990)
  • 1905 – Louis Rosier, French race car driver (d. 1956)
  • 1905 – Sajjad Zaheer, Indian author and poet (d. 1973)
  • 1906 – Endre Kabos, Hungarian fencer (d. 1944)
  • 1906 – Fred Lawrence Whipple, American astronomer and academic (d. 2004)
  • 1910 – John Hackett, Australian-English general and academic (d. 1997)
  • 1911 – Marie Osborne Yeats, American actress and costume designer (d. 2010)
  • 1911 – Roy Rogers, American singer, guitarist, and actor (d. 1998)
  • 1913 – Guy Green, English-American director, screenwriter, and cinematographer (d. 2005)
  • 1913 – Vivien Leigh, India-born British actress (d. 1967)
  • 1913 – John McGiver, American actor (d. 1975)
  • 1914 – Alton Tobey, American painter and illustrator (d. 2005)
  • 1917 – Jacqueline Auriol, French pilot (d. 2000)
  • 1917 – Banarsi Das Gupta, Indian activist and politician, 4th Chief Minister of Haryana (d. 2007)
  • 1919 – Hasan Askari, Pakistani linguist, scholar, and critic (d. 1978)
  • 1919 – Myron Floren, American accordion player and pianist (d. 2005)
  • 1920 – Tommy Godwin, American-English cyclist and coach (d. 2012)
  • 1920 – Douglass North, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)
  • 1921 – Georges Cziffra, Hungarian pianist and composer (d. 1994)
  • 1921 – Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (d. 2013)
  • 1922 – Violet Barclay, American illustrator (d. 2010)
  • 1922 – Yitzchok Scheiner, rabbi
  • 1922 – Cecil H. Underwood, American educator and politician, 25th and 32nd Governor of West Virginia (d. 2008)
  • 1923 – Rudolf Augstein, German soldier and journalist, co-founded Der Spiegel (d. 2002)
  • 1926 – John Berger, English author, poet, painter, and critic (d. 2017)
  • 1930 – Wim Bleijenberg, Dutch footballer and manager (d. 2016)
  • 1930 – Hans Mommsen, German historian and academic (d. 2015)
  • 1931 – Leonard Herzenberg, American immunologist, geneticist, and academic (d. 2013)
  • 1931 – Gil Hill, American actor, police officer and politician (d. 2016)
  • 1931 – Harold McNair, Jamaican-English saxophonist and flute player (d. 1971)
  • 1931 – Ike Turner, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer (d. 2007)
  • 1932 – Algirdas Lauritėnas, Lithuanian basketball player (d. 2001)
  • 1933 – Herb Edelman, American actor (d. 1996)
  • 1934 – Jeb Stuart Magruder, American minister and civil servant (d. 2014)
  • 1935 – Lester Piggott, English jockey and trainer
  • 1935 – Christopher Wood, English author and screenwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1936 – Michael Dertouzos, Greek-American computer scientist and academic (d. 2001)
  • 1936 – Uwe Seeler, German footballer and actor
  • 1936 – Billy Sherrill, American record producer, songwriter, and arranger (d. 2015)
  • 1937 – Chan Sek Keong, Singaporean lawyer, judge, and politician, 3rd Chief Justice of Singapore
  • 1937 – Harris Yulin, American actor
  • 1938 – Joe Dassin, American-French singer-songwriter (d. 1980)
  • 1938 – César Luis Menotti, Argentinian footballer and manager
  • 1938 – Jim Steranko, American author and illustrator
  • 1939 – Lobsang Tenzin, Singaporean religious leader
  • 1940 – Ted Kulongoski, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 36th Governor of Oregon
  • 1940 – Elke Sommer, German actress
  • 1941 – Art Garfunkel, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1941 – Yoshiyuki Tomino, Japanese animator, director, and screenwriter
  • 1942 – Pierangelo Bertoli, Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2002)
  • 1943 – Friedman Paul Erhardt, German-American chef and author (d. 2007)
  • 1943 – Percy Hobson, Australian high jumper
  • 1943 – Sam Shepard, American playwright and actor
  • 1945 – Peter Pace, American general
  • 1945 – Aleka Papariga, Greek accountant and politician
  • 1945 – Svetlana Tširkova-Lozovaja, Russian fencer and coach
  • 1946 – Gram Parsons, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1973)
  • 1946 – Ken Whaley, Austrian-English bass player and songwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1947 – Quint Davis, American director and producer
  • 1947 – Rubén Juárez, Argentinian singer-songwriter and bandoneon player (d. 2010)
  • 1947 – Peter Noone, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1948 – Bob Barr, American lawyer and politician
  • 1948 – Peter Hammill, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1948 – Bernard-Henri Lévy, French philosopher and author
  • 1948 – William Daniel Phillips, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1949 – Armin Shimerman, American actor
  • 1949 – Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • 1950 – Thorbjørn Jagland, Norwegian politician, 25th Prime Minister of Norway
  • 1950 – James Kennedy, American psychologist and author
  • 1952 – Oleh Blokhin, Ukrainian footballer and manager
  • 1952 – Brian Muehl, American puppeteer
  • 1952 – Vandana Shiva, Indian philosopher and author
  • 1952 – Bill Walton, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1953 – Florentino Floro, Filipino lawyer and judge
  • 1953 – Joyce Maynard, American journalist, author, and academic
  • 1954 – Jeffrey Sachs, American economist and academic
  • 1955 – Bernard Chazelle, French computer scientist and academic
  • 1955 – Kris Jenner, American talent manager and businesswoman
  • 1955 – Karan Thapar, Indian journalist and author
  • 1956 – John Harwood, American journalist
  • 1956 – Lavrentis Machairitsas, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1957 – Mike Score, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1958 – Don Falcone, American keyboard player, songwriter, and producer
  • 1958 – Mo Gaffney, American actress and screenwriter
  • 1958 – Robert Patrick, American actor
  • 1959 – Bryan Adams, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor
  • 1959 – Tomo Česen, Slovenian mountaineer
  • 1960 – René Froger, Dutch singer-songwriter
  • 1960 – Tilda Swinton, English actress
  • 1961 – Alan G. Poindexter, American captain, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2012)
  • 1962 – Turid Birkeland, Norwegian businesswoman and politician, Norwegian Minister of Culture (d. 2015)
  • 1962 – Abedi Pele, Ghanaian footballer and manager
  • 1962 – Marcus J. Ranum, American computer scientist and author
  • 1963 – Hans Gillhaus, Dutch footballer and scout
  • 1963 – Andrea McArdle, American actress and singer
  • 1963 – Tatum O’Neal, American actress and author
  • 1963 – Brian Wheat, American bass player and songwriter
  • 1963 – Jean-Pierre Papin, French footballer and manager
  • 1965 – Atul Gawande, American surgeon and journalist
  • 1965 – Famke Janssen, Dutch model and actress
  • 1966 – Nayim, Spanish footballer and manager
  • 1966 – James Allen, English journalist and sportscaster
  • 1966 – Urmas Kirs, Estonian footballer and manager
  • 1967 – Marcelo D2, Brazilian rapper
  • 1967 – Judy Reyes, American actress and producer
  • 1968 – Ricardo Fort, Argentinian actor, director, and businessman (d. 2013)
  • 1968 – Sam Rockwell, American actor
  • 1969 – Pat Kilbane, American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter
  • 1970 – Javy López, Puerto Rican-American baseball player
  • 1971 – Chris Addison, Welsh-English comedian, actor, and screenwriter
  • 1971 – Sergei Berezin, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1971 – Jonny Greenwood, English guitarist and songwriter
  • 1971 – Dana Jacobson, American sportscaster
  • 1971 – Rob Jones, Welsh-English footballer and coach
  • 1971 – Edmond Leung, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1971 – Mårten Olander, Swedish golfer
  • 1973 – Johnny Damon, American baseball player
  • 1973 – Peter Emmerich, American illustrator and educator
  • 1973 – Gráinne Seoige, Irish journalist
  • 1973 – Alexei Yashin, Russian ice hockey player and manager
  • 1974 – Ryan Adams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1974 – Angela Gossow, German singer-songwriter
  • 1974 – Dado Pršo, Croatian footballer and coach
  • 1974 – Taine Randell, New Zealand rugby player
  • 1974 – Jerry Stackhouse, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1975 – Lisa Scott-Lee, Welsh singer-songwriter
  • 1976 – Sebastian Arcelus, American actor, singer, and producer
  • 1976 – Mr. Fastfinger, Finnish guitarist and songwriter
  • 1976 – Jeff Klein, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1977 – Maarten Tjallingii, Dutch cyclist
  • 1977 – Richard Wright, English footballer and coach
  • 1978 – Xavier Tondo, Spanish cyclist (d. 2011)
  • 1978 – Bubba Watson, American golfer
  • 1979 – Romi Dames, Japanese-American actress
  • 1979 – Colin Grzanna, German rugby player and surgeon
  • 1979 – Michalis Hatzigiannis, Cypriot singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1979 – Keith McLeod, American basketball player
  • 1979 – David Suazo, Honduran footballer and coach
  • 1980 – Jaime Camara, Brazilian race car driver
  • 1980 – Andrei Korobeinik, Estonian computer programmer, businessman, and politician
  • 1980 – Christoph Metzelder, German footballer
  • 1980 – Orkun Uşak, Turkish footballer
  • 1981 – Paul Chapman, Australian footballer
  • 1981 – Ümit Ergirdi, Turkish footballer
  • 1982 – Leah Culver, American computer scientist and programmer, co-founded Pownce
  • 1982 – Bryan LaHair, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Rob Swire, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1982 – Matthew Williams, Welsh footballer
  • 1983 – Alexa Chung, English model and television host
  • 1983 – Mike Hanke, German footballer
  • 1983 – Juan Morillo, Dominican baseball player
  • 1983 – David Pipe, Welsh footballer
  • 1984 – Jon Cornish, Canadian football player
  • 1984 – Tobias Enström, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1984 – Nick Folk, American football player
  • 1984 – Baruto Kaito, Estonian sumo wrestler
  • 1984 – John Sutton, Australian rugby league player
  • 1984 – Nick Tandy, English race car driver
  • 1984 – Nikolay Zherdev, Ukrainian-Russian ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Michel Butter, Dutch runner
  • 1985 – Kate DeAraugo, Australian singer-songwriter
  • 1985 – Alo Dupikov, Estonian footballer
  • 1985 – Rimo Hunt, Estonian footballer
  • 1985 – Pınar Saka, Turkish sprinter
  • 1986 – BoA, South Korean singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1986 – Ian Mahinmi, American basketball player
  • 1986 – Kasper Schmeichel, Danish footballer
  • 1986 – Nodiko Tatishvili, Georgian singer
  • 1987 – Kevin Jonas, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1987 – O. J. Mayo, American basketball player
  • 1988 – Virat Kohli, Indian cricketer
  • 1989 – Andrew Boyce, English footballer
  • 1991 – Flume, Australian DJ and producer
  • 1992 – Odell Beckham Jr., American football player
  • 1992 – Marco Verratti, Italian footballer
  • 1993 – Hideya Tawada, Japanese actor and model

 

 

 

  • Deaths on November 5
  • 425 – Atticus, archbishop of Constantinople
  • 1370 – Casimir III the Great, Polish king (b. 1310)
  • 1515 – Mariotto Albertinelli, Italian painter and educator (b. 1474)
  • 1559 – Kanō Motonobu, Japanese painter and educator (b. 1476)
  • 1660 – Alexandre de Rhodes, French missionary and lexicographer (b. 1591)
  • 1660 – Lucy Hay, Countess of Carlisle (b. 1599)
  • 1701 – Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-English colonel and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire (b. 1659)
  • 1714 – Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician and academic (b. 1633)
  • 1752 – Carl Andreas Duker, German scholar and jurist (b. 1670)
  • 1758 – Hans Egede, Norwegian-Danish bishop and missionary (b. 1686)
  • 1872 – Thomas Sully, English-American painter (b. 1783)
  • 1876 – Theodor von Heuglin, German explorer and ornithologist (b. 1824)
  • 1879 – James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish-English physicist and mathematician (b. 1831)
  • 1923 – Jacques d’Adelswärd-Fersen, French author and poet (b. 1880)
  • 1928 – Vlasios Tsirogiannis, Greek general (b. 1872)
  • 1930 – Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1858)
  • 1931 – Konrad Stäheli, Swiss target shooter (b. 1866)
  • 1933 – Texas Guinan, American actress and businesswoman (b. 1884)
  • 1933 – Walther von Dyck, German mathematician and academic (b. 1856)
  • 1938 – Thomas Dewing, American painter and educator (b. 1851)
  • 1941 – Arndt Pekurinen, Finnish activist (b. 1905)
  • 1942 – George M. Cohan, American actor, singer, composer, author and theatre manager/owner (b. 1878)
  • 1944 – Alexis Carrel, French surgeon and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1873)
  • 1946 – Joseph Stella, Italian-American painter (b. 1877)
  • 1951 – Reggie Walker, South African runner (b. 1889)
  • 1955 – Maurice Utrillo, French painter (b. 1883)
  • 1956 – Art Tatum, American pianist and composer (b. 1909)
  • 1960 – Ward Bond, American actor (b. 1903)
  • 1960 – Donald Grey Barnhouse, American pastor and theologian (b. 1895)
  • 1960 – August Gailit, Estonian author and poet (b. 1891)
  • 1960 – Johnny Horton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1925)
  • 1960 – Mack Sennett, Canadian-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1880)
  • 1963 – Luis Cernuda, Spanish poet and critic (b. 1902)
  • 1964 – Buddy Cole, American pianist and conductor (b. 1916)
  • 1964 – Lansdale Ghiselin Sasscer, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1893)
  • 1971 – Sam Jones, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • 1972 – Alfred Schmidt, Estonian weightlifter (b. 1898)
  • 1975 – Annette Kellerman, Australian swimmer and actress (b. 1887)
  • 1975 – Edward Lawrie Tatum, American geneticist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1909)
  • 1975 – Lionel Trilling, American critic, essayist, short story writer, and educator (b. 1905)
  • 1977 – René Goscinny, French author and illustrator (b. 1926)
  • 1977 – Guy Lombardo, Canadian-American violinist and conductor (b. 1902)
  • 1979 – Al Capp, American cartoonist (b. 1909)
  • 1980 – Louis Alter, American musician (b. 1902)
  • 1981 – Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa, Tibetan spiritual leader (b. 1924)
  • 1985 – Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist and philologist (b. 1898)
  • 1985 – Spencer W. Kimball, American religious leader, 12th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1895)
  • 1986 – Adolf Brudes, German race car driver (b. 1899)
  • 1986 – Claude Jutra, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1930)
  • 1986 – Bobby Nunn, American singer (b. 1925)
  • 1987 – Eamonn Andrews, Irish radio and television host (b. 1922)
  • 1989 – Vladimir Horowitz, Ukrainian-American pianist and composer (b. 1903)
  • 1991 – Robert Maxwell, Czech-English captain, publisher, and politician (b. 1923)
  • 1991 – Fred MacMurray, American actor and businessman (b. 1908)
  • 1992 – Adile Ayda, Russian-Turkish engineer and diplomat (b. 1912)
  • 1992 – Arpad Elo, American physicist and chess player (b. 1903)
  • 1996 – Eddie Harris, American saxophonist (b. 1934)
  • 1997 – James Robert Baker, American author and screenwriter (b. 1946)
  • 1997 – Isaiah Berlin, Latvian-English historian, author, and academic (b. 1909)
  • 1999 – James Goldstone, American director and screenwriter (b. 1931)
  • 1999 – Colin Rowe, English-American architect, theorist and academic (b. 1920)
  • 2000 – Jimmie Davis, American singer-songwriter and politician, 47th Governor of Louisiana (b. 1899)
  • 2000 – Bibi Titi Mohammed, Tanzanian politician (b. 1926)
  • 2001 – Roy Boulting, English director and producer (b. 1913)
  • 2001 – Milton William Cooper, American radio host, author, and activist (b. 1943)
  • 2003 – Bobby Hatfield, American singer-songwriter (b. 1940)
  • 2004 – Donald Jones, American-Dutch actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1932)
  • 2005 – John Fowles, English novelist (b. 1926)
  • 2005 – Virginia MacWatters, American soprano and actress (b. 1912)
  • 2005 – Link Wray, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1929)
  • 2006 – Bülent Ecevit, Turkish journalist and politician, 16th Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1925)
  • 2007 – Nils Liedholm, Swedish footballer and manager (b. 1922)
  • 2009 – Félix Luna, Argentinian lawyer, historian, and academic (b. 1925)
  • 2010 – Jill Clayburgh, American actress and singer (b. 1944)
  • 2010 – Adrian Păunescu, Romanian poet, journalist, and politician (b. 1943)
  • 2010 – Shirley Verrett, American soprano and actress (b. 1931)
  • 2011 – Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer-songwriter, director, and poet (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Olympe Bradna, French-American actress and dancer (b. 1919)
  • 2012 – Elliott Carter, American composer and academic (b. 1908)
  • 2012 – Leonardo Favio, Argentinian actor, singer, director and screenwriter (b. 1938)
  • 2012 – Bob Kaplan, Canadian lawyer and politician, 30th Solicitor General of Canada (b. 1936)
  • 2012 – Louis Pienaar, South African lawyer and diplomat, Minister of Internal Affairs (b. 1926)
  • 2013 – Habibollah Asgaroladi, Iranian politician (b. 1932)
  • 2013 – Juan Carlos Calabró, Argentinian actor and screenwriter (b. 1934)
  • 2013 – Tony Iveson, English soldier and pilot (b. 1919)
  • 2013 – Charles Mosley, English genealogist and author (b. 1948)
  • 2013 – Charlie Trotter, American chef and author (b. 1959)
  • 2013 – Stuart Williams, Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – Manitas de Plata, French guitarist (b. 1921)
  • 2014 – Lane Evans, American lawyer and politician (b. 1951)
  • 2014 – Wally Grant, American ice hockey player (b. 1927)
  • 2014 – Abdelwahab Meddeb, Tunisian-French author, poet, and scholar (b. 1946)
  • 2015 – George Barris, American engineer and car designer (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – Nora Brockstedt, Norwegian singer (b. 1923)
  • 2015 – Soma Edirisinghe, Sri Lankan businesswoman and philanthropist (b. 1939)
  • 2015 – Czesław Kiszczak, Polish general and politician, 11th Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Poland (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – Hans Mommsen, German historian and academic (b. 1930)

 

 

 

  • Holidays and observances on November 5
  • Christian feast day:
    • All Jesuit Saints and Blesseds
    • Domninus
    • Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist
    • Galation
    • Guido Maria Conforti
    • Magnus
    • November 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bank Transfer Day (United States)
  • Colón Day (Panama)
  • Guy Fawkes Night (United Kingdom, New Zealand and Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada), and its related observances:
    • West Country Carnival (English West Country)
  • Kanakadasa Jayanthi (Karnataka, India)
  • National Love Your Red Hair Day (Ireland)

 

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