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  • What happened on October 5
  • October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year.

 

  • Events on October 5
  • 456 – The Visigoths under king Theodoric II, acting on orders of the Roman emperor Avitus, invade Iberia with an army ofBurgundians, Franks and Goths, led by the kings Chilperic I and Gondioc. They defeat the Suebi under king Rechiar on the riverUrbicus near Astorga (Gallaecia).
  • 610 – Coronation of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius.
  • 816 – King Louis the Pious is crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by Pope Stephen IV at Reims.
  • 869 – The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to decide about what to do about patriarch Photius of Constantinople.
  • 1143 – King Alfonso VII of León and Castile recognises Portugal as a Kingdom.
  • 1450 – Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Louis IX, Duke of Bavaria.
  • 1550 – Foundation of Concepción, city in Chile.
  • 1582 – Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
  • 1607 – Assassins sent by Pope Paul V attempt to kill Venetian statesman and scientist Paolo Sarpi, who survives fifteen stiletto thrusts.
  • 1665 – The University of Kiel is founded.
  • 1789 – French Revolution: Women of Paris march to Versailles in the March on Versailles to confront Louis XVI of France about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism, demand bread, and have the King and his court moved to Paris.
  • 1793 – French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France.
  • 1813 – Battle of the Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British and kill Shawnee leader Tecumseh.
  • 1857 – The City of Anaheim, California is founded.
  • 1864 – The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone; 60,000 die.
  • 1869 – The Saxby Gale devastates the Bay of Fundy region of Maritime Canada. The storm had reportedly been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer.
  • 1869 – During construction, the Hennepin Island tunnel has a limestone cap breached and the rushing water breaks large chunks of land away and the St. Anthony Falls are nearly destroyed.
  • 1877 – Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles.
  • 1903 – Sir Samuel Griffith is appointed the first Chief Justice of Australia and Sir Edmund Barton and Richard O’Connor are appointed as foundation justices.
  • 1905 – Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908.
  • 1910 – In a revolution in Portugal the monarchy is overthrown and a republic is declared.
  • 1911 – The Kowloon–Canton Railway (split into MTR East Rail Line and Guangshen Railway now) commences service between Kowloon and Canton.
  • 1914 – World War I: First aerial combat resulting in an intentional fatality.
  • 1915 – Bulgaria enters World War I as one of the Central Powers.
  • 1921 – The 1921 World Series is the first to be broadcast on radio.
  • 1930 – British airship R101 crashes in France en route to India on its maiden voyage.
  • 1936 – The Jarrow March sets off for London.
  • 1938 – In Nazi Germany, Jews’ passports are invalidated; those who needed a passport for emigration purposes are given one marked with the letter “J” (for “Jude”, or Jew).
  • 1943 – Ninety-eight American POWs are executed by Japanese forces on Wake Island.
  • 1944 – Suffrage is extended to women in France.
  • 1945 – Hollywood Black Friday: A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers’ studios.
  • 1947 – The first televised White House address is given by U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
  • 1948 – The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 110,000.
  • 1955 – Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
  • 1962 – Dr. No, the first in the James Bond film series, is released.
  • 1962 – The Beatles’ first single, “Love Me Do” backed with “P.S. I Love You”, is released in the United Kingdom.
  • 1966 – Near Detroit, Michigan, there is a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration nuclear breeder reactor.
  • 1968 – Police baton civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland – considered to mark the beginning of The Troubles.
  • 1970 – The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded.
  • 1970 – British Trade Commissioner James Cross is kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group, triggering the October Crisis in Canada.
  • 1974 – Guildford pub bombings: Bombs planted by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill four British soldiers and one civilian.
  • 1982 – Chicago Tylenol murders: Johnson & Johnson initiates a nationwide product recall in the United States for all products in its Tylenol brand after several bottles in Chicago are found to have been laced with cyanide, resulting in seven deaths.
  • 1984 – Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.
  • 1986 – Israeli secret nuclear weapons are revealed. The British newspaper The Sunday Times runs Mordechai Vanunu’s story on its front page under the headline: “Revealed — the secrets of Israel’s nuclear arsenal”.
  • 1988 – The Chilean opposition coalition Concertación (center-left) defeats Augusto Pinochet in his re-election attempt and a general election is called the following year.
  • 1990 – After one hundred and fifty years The Herald broadsheet newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
  • 1991 – An Indonesian military transport crashes after takeoff from Jakarta killing 137.
  • 1999 – The Ladbroke Grove rail crash in west London kills 31 people.
  • 2000 – Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.
  • 2001 – Barry Bonds surpasses Mark McGwire’s single-season home run total with his milestone 71st and 72nd home runs.
  • 2011 – In the Mekong River massacre, two Chinese cargo boats are hijacked and 13 crew members murdered in the lawless Golden Triangle region of Southeast Asia.

 

 

 

  • Births on October 5
  • 1338 – Alexios III of Trebizond (d. 1390)
  • 1377 – Louis II of Naples (d. 1417)
  • 1520 – Alessandro Farnese, Italian cardinal and diplomat (d. 1589)
  • 1641 – Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (d. 1707)
  • 1658 – Mary of Modena (d. 1718)
  • 1695 – John Glas, Scottish minister (d. 1773)
  • 1703 – Jonathan Edwards, American pastor and theologian (d. 1758)
  • 1712 – Francesco Guardi, Italian painter (d. 1793)
  • 1713 – Denis Diderot, French philosopher and critic (d. 1784)
  • 1715 – Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist and educator (d. 1789)
  • 1728 – Chevalier d’Éon, French diplomat and spy (d. 1810)
  • 1743 – Giuseppe Gazzaniga, Italian composer and educator (d. 1818)
  • 1777 – Mary Wade, English convict (d. 1859)
  • 1781 – Bernard Bolzano, Czech mathematician and philosopher (d. 1848)
  • 1792 – Joseph Crosfield, English businessman (d. 1844)
  • 1795 – Alexander Keith, Scottish-Canadian brewer and politician, 13th Mayor of Halifax (d. 1873)
  • 1803 – Friedrich Bernhard Westphal, Danish-German painter (d. 1844)
  • 1816 – Ursula Frayne, Irish-Australian nun and missionary (d. 1885)
  • 1820 – David Wilber, American lawyer and politician (d. 1890)
  • 1824 – Henry Chadwick, English-American historian and author (d. 1908)
  • 1829 – Chester A. Arthur, American general, lawyer, and politician, 21st President of the United States (d. 1886)
  • 1844 – Francis William Reitz, South African lawyer and politician, 5th State President of the Orange Free State (d. 1934)
  • 1848 – Guido von List, Austrian-German journalist and poet (d. 1919)
  • 1850 – Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician (d. 1910)
  • 1857 – Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich, Irish author and playwright (d. 1942)
  • 1858 – Helen Churchill Candee, American journalist and author (d. 1949)
  • 1864 – Louis Lumière, French director and producer (d. 1948)
  • 1873 – Lucien Mérignac, French fencer (d. 1941)
  • 1878 – Louise Dresser, American actress (d. 1965)
  • 1879 – Francis Peyton Rous, American pathologist and virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1882 – Robert H. Goddard, American physicist, engineer, and academic (d. 1945)
  • 1883 – Ernst Pittschau, German actor (d. 1951)
  • 1885 – Arunachalam Mahadeva, Sri Lankan politician and diplomat (d. 1969)
  • 1885 – Ida Rubinstein, Russian ballerina and actress (d. 1960)
  • 1887 – René Cassin, French judge and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1976)
  • 1887 – Manny Ziener, German actress (d. 1972)
  • 1888 – Mary Fuller, American actress and screenwriter (d. 1973)
  • 1889 – Teresa de la Parra, French-Venezuelan author and educator (d. 1936)
  • 1892 – Remington Kellogg, American zoologist and paleontologist (d. 1969)
  • 1894 – Bevil Rudd, South African runner and journalist (d. 1948)
  • 1898 – Nachum Gutman, Moldovan-Israeli painter and sculptor (d. 1980)
  • 1901 – John Alton, Austrian-American director and cinematographer (d. 1996)
  • 1902 – Larry Fine, American comedian (d. 1975)
  • 1902 – Ray Kroc, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 1984)
  • 1903 – M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist and academic (d. 1989)
  • 1905 – John Hoyt, American actor (d. 1991)
  • 1905 – Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987)
  • 1907 – Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  • 1907 – Ragnar Nurkse, Estonian-American economist and academic (d. 1959)
  • 1908 – Mehmet Ali Aybar, Turkish lawyer and politician (d. 1995)
  • 1908 – Joshua Logan, American director and screenwriter (d. 1988)
  • 1909 – Tony Malinosky, American baseball player and soldier (d. 2011)
  • 1911 – Pierre Dansereau, Canadian ecologist and academic (d. 2011)
  • 1911 – Brian O’Nolan, Irish author and playwright (d. 1966)
  • 1912 – Fritz Fischer, German physician (d. 2003)
  • 1913 – Eugene B. Fluckey American admiral, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2007)
  • 1914 – Zhang Zhen, Chinese general and politician (d. 2015)
  • 1916 – Stetson Kennedy, American author and activist (d. 2011)
  • 1917 – Allen Ludden, American television personality and game show host (d. 1981)
  • 1917 – Magda Szabó, Hungarian author and poet (d. 2007)
  • 1919 – Donald Pleasence, English actor (d. 1995)
  • 1921 – Bill Willis, American football player and coach (d. 2007)
  • 1922 – Jim Godbolt, English historian and journalist (d. 2013)
  • 1922 – José Froilán González, Argentinian race car driver (d. 2013)
  • 1922 – Bil Keane, American soldier and cartoonist (d. 2011)
  • 1922 – Jock Stein, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1985)
  • 1923 – Philip Berrigan, American priest and activist (d. 2002)
  • 1923 – Stig Dagerman, Swedish journalist and author (d. 1954)
  • 1923 – Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic footballer and politician (d. 1994)
  • 1923 – Glynis Johns, South African-born British actress and singer
  • 1923 – Kailashpati Mishra, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (d. 2012)
  • 1924 – Bill Dana, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1924 – José Donoso, Chilean author (d. 1996)
  • 1924 – Barbara Kelly, Canadian actress and screenwriter (d. 2007)
  • 1924 – Frederic Morton, Austrian-American banker, journalist, and author (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • 1925 – Gail Davis, American actress (d. 1997)
  • 1925 – Herbert Kretzmer, South African-English journalist and songwriter
  • 1925 – Walter Dale Miller, American lawyer and politician, 29th Governor of South Dakota (d. 2015)
  • 1926 – Avraham Adan, Israeli general (d. 2012)
  • 1926 – Willi Unsoeld, American mountaineer and educator (d. 1979)
  • 1928 – Louise Fitzhugh, American author and illustrator (d. 1974)
  • 1929 – Richard F. Gordon Jr., American captain, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1929 – Bill Wirtz, American businessman (d. 2007)
  • 1930 – Pavel Popovich, Ukrainian general, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2009)
  • 1930 – Reinhard Selten, German economist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2016)
  • 1931 – Rosalie Gower, Canadian nurse and politician (d. 2013)
  • 1932 – Neal Ascherson, Scottish journalist and author
  • 1932 – Dean Prentice, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1932 – Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist and police officer (d. 2006)
  • 1933 – Doug Bailey, American political consultant, founded The Hotline (d. 2013)
  • 1933 – Diane Cilento, Australian actress and author (d. 2011)
  • 1934 – Kenneth D. Taylor, Canadian businessman and diplomat
  • 1936 – Václav Havel, Czech poet, playwright, and politician, 1st President of the Czech Republic (d. 2011)
  • 1937 – Carlo Mastrangelo, American doo-wop singer (d. 2016)
  • 1937 – Barry Switzer, American football player and coach
  • 1938 – Johnny Duncan, American country singer (d. 2006)
  • 1938 – Teresa Heinz, Mozambican-American businesswoman and philanthropist
  • 1938 – Ed Ocampo, Filipino basketball player and coach (d. 1992)
  • 1939 – Marie-Claire Blais, Canadian author and playwright
  • 1939 – A. R. Penck, German painter and sculptor
  • 1939 – Walter Wolf, Austrian-Canadian businessman, founded Walter Wolf Racing
  • 1939 – Consuelo Ynares-Santiago, Filipino lawyer and jurist
  • 1940 – Rein Aun, Estonian decathlete and coach (d. 1995)
  • 1940 – John Byrne Cooke, American author and photographer
  • 1940 – Bob Cowper, Australian cricketer
  • 1941 – Roy Book Binder, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1941 – Stephanie Cole, English actress
  • 1941 – Eduardo Duhalde, Argentinian lawyer and politician, 50th President of Argentina
  • 1942 – Billy Scott, American singer-songwriter (d. 2012)
  • 1942 – Richard Street, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1943 – Ben Cardin, American lawyer and politician
  • 1943 – Steve Miller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1943 – Michael Morpurgo, English author, poet, and playwright
  • 1944 – Richard Rosser, Baron Rosser, English union leader and politician
  • 1945 – Brian Connolly, Scottish-English singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1997)
  • 1945 – Geoff Leigh, English saxophonist and flute player
  • 1946 – Zahida Hina, Pakistani journalist and author
  • 1946 – Robin Lane Fox, English historian and author
  • 1946 – Heather MacRae, American actress
  • 1946 – Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1946 – David Watson, English footballer
  • 1947 – Brian Johnson, English singer-songwriter
  • 1947 – Michèle Pierre-Louis, Haitian politician, 14th Prime Minister of Haiti
  • 1948 – Carter Cornelius, American singer (d. 1991)
  • 1948 – Russell Mael, American vocalist
  • 1948 – Tawl Ross, American guitarist
  • 1948 – Zoran Živković, Serbian author and academic
  • 1949 – Peter Ackroyd, English biographer, novelist and critic
  • 1949 – Ralph Goodale, Canadian lawyer and politician, 36th Canadian Minister of Finance
  • 1949 – Bill James, American historian and author
  • 1949 – B. W. Stevenson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1988)
  • 1949 – Yashiki Takajin, Japanese singer and television host (d. 2014)
  • 1950 – Eddie Clarke, English guitarist
  • 1950 – Jeff Conaway, American actor and singer (d. 2011)
  • 1950 – Edward P. Jones, American novelist and short story writer
  • 1950 – James Rizzi, American painter and illustrator (d. 2011)
  • 1951 – Karen Allen, American actress
  • 1951 – Bob Geldof, Irish singer-songwriter and actor
  • 1952 – Clive Barker, English author, director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1952 – Harold Faltermeyer, German keyboard player, composer, and producer
  • 1952 – Imran Khan, Pakistani cricketer and politician
  • 1953 – Philip Hampton, English-Scottish accountant and businessman
  • 1953 – Roy Laidlaw, Scottish rugby player
  • 1955 – John Alexander, English footballer
  • 1955 – Jean-Jacques Lafon, French singer-songwriter
  • 1955 – Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell, English academic and businessman
  • 1957 – Mark Geragos, American lawyer
  • 1957 – Lee Thompson, English singer-songwriter and saxophonist
  • 1957 – Bernie Mac, American actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)
  • 1958 – André Kuipers, Dutch physician and astronaut
  • 1958 – Neil Peart, Australian footballer
  • 1958 – Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, cosmologist, and author
  • 1959 – Maya Lin, American architect and sculptor, designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Civil Rights Memorial
  • 1959 – Kelly Joe Phelps, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1959 – David Shannon, American author and illustrator
  • 1959 – Kenan İpek, Turkish lawyer and judge
  • 1960 – Careca, Brazilian footballer
  • 1960 – Daniel Baldwin, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1960 – David Kirk, New Zealand rugby player and coach
  • 1961 – Pato Banton, English singer-songwriter
  • 1961 – Sharon Cheslow, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1961 – Matthew Kauffman, American journalist
  • 1962 – Michael Andretti, American race car driver
  • 1962 – Thomas Herbst, German footballer and manager
  • 1962 – Caron Keating, British television host (d. 2004)
  • 1963 – Laura Davies, English golfer and sportscaster
  • 1963 – Tony Dodemaide, Australian cricketer
  • 1963 – Michael Hadschieff, Austrian speed skater
  • 1963 – Nick Robinson, English journalist and blogger
  • 1963 – Ronni Le Tekrø, Norwegian guitarist and songwriter
  • 1964 – Philip A. Haigh, English historian and author
  • 1964 – Malik Saidullaev, Russian businessman
  • 1964 – Korina Sanchez, Filipino journalist
  • 1965 – Trace Armstrong, American football player and agent
  • 1965 – Theo Bos, Dutch footballer, coach, and manager (d. 2013)
  • 1965 – Mario Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1965 – Patrick Roy, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1966 – Dennis Byrd, American football player
  • 1966 – Sean M. Carroll, American physicist, cosmologist, and academic
  • 1966 – Terri Runnels, American wrestler and manager
  • 1966 – Jan Verhaas, Dutch snooker player and referee
  • 1967 – Rex Chapman, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Guy Pearce, English-Australian actor
  • 1967 – Dorian West, Welsh-English rugby player
  • 1970 – Josie Bissett, American actress
  • 1970 – Matthew Knights, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1970 – Audie Pitre, American singer and bass player (d. 1997)
  • 1970 – Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian pianist and composer
  • 1970 – Cal Wilson, New Zealand comedian, actress, and screenwriter
  • 1971 – South Park Mexican, American rapper and producer, founded Dope House Records
  • 1971 – Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentinian footballer and manager
  • 1972 – Annely Akkermann, Estonian banker and politician
  • 1972 – Aaron Guiel, Canadian baseball player
  • 1972 – Grant Hill, American basketball player and actor
  • 1972 – Thomas Roberts, American journalist and actor
  • 1973 – Cédric Villani, French mathematician and academic
  • 1974 – Rich Franklin, American mixed martial artist and actor
  • 1974 – Heather Headley, Trinidadian-American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1974 – Colin Meloy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1974 – Anousjka van Exel, Dutch tennis player
  • 1975 – Bobo Baldé, French-Guinean footballer
  • 1975 – Carson Ellis, American painter and illustrator
  • 1975 – Parminder Nagra, English actress
  • 1975 – Monica Rial American voice actress, director, and screenwriter
  • 1975 – Kate Winslet, English actress
  • 1976 – Ramzan Kadyrov, Russian-Chechen general and politician, 3rd President of the Chechen Republic
  • 1976 – Royston Tan, Singaporean director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1976 – J. J. Yeley, American race car driver
  • 1977 – Hugleikur Dagsson, Icelandic author, illustrator, and critic
  • 1977 – Vinnie Paz, Italian-American rapper and producer
  • 1978 – Mark Gower, English footballer
  • 1978 – Jesse Palmer, Canadian football player and sportscaster
  • 1978 – Shane Ryan, Irish footballer and hurler
  • 1978 – James Valentine, American guitarist
  • 1978 – Steinar Nickelsen, Norwegian organist and composer
  • 1978 – Morgan Webb, Canadian-American television host and producer
  • 1979 – Vince Grella, Australian footballer
  • 1979 – Curtis Sanford, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980 – Paul Thomas, American bass player
  • 1980 – James Toseland, English motorcycle racer
  • 1981 – Joel Lindpere, Estonian footballer
  • 1981 – Andy Nägelein, German footballer
  • 1982 – Michael Roos, Estonian-American football player
  • 1982 – Steve Williams, Australian-German rugby player
  • 1983 – Jesse Eisenberg, American actor and writer
  • 1983 – Florian Mayer, German tennis player
  • 1983 – Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • 1984 – Naima Adedapo, American singer and dancer
  • 1984 – Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer
  • 1985 – Nicola Roberts, English singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1986 – Mladen Bartulović, Croatian footballer
  • 1987 – Dillon Francis, American DJ and record producer
  • 1987 – Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer
  • 1987 – Tim Ream, American soccer player
  • 1987 – Park So-yeon, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress
  • 1987 – Javier Villa, Spanish race car driver
  • 1987 – Luigi Vitale, Italian footballer
  • 1988 – Benny Howell, English cricketer
  • 1988 – Bahar Kızıl, German singer-songwriter
  • 1988 – Kevin Olusola, American singer, cellist, and producer
  • 1988 – Maja Salvador, Filipino actress, dancer, singer, and host
  • 1989 – Kelsey Adrian, Canadian basketball player
  • 1989 – Marcel Baude, German footballer
  • 1989 – Ify Ibekwe, American basketball player
  • 1990 – Nathan Peats, Australian rugby league player
  • 1996 – Jayden Nikorima, New Zealand rugby league player

 

 

 

  • Deaths on October 5
  • 578 – Justin II, Byzantine emperor (b. 520)
  • 1056 – Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1017)
  • 1111 – Robert II, Count of Flanders (b. 1065)
  • 1112 – Sigebert of Gembloux, French monk, historian, and author (b. 1030)
  • 1214 – Alfonso VIII of Castile (b. 1155)
  • 1285 – Philip III of France (b. 1245)
  • 1398 – Blanche of Navarre, Queen of France (b. 1333)
  • 1399 – Raymond of Capua, Italian Dominic friar and venerated Christian (b. 1330)
  • 1528 – Richard Foxe, English bishop and academic (b. 1448)
  • 1540 – Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet and educator (b. 1488)
  • 1564 – Pierre de Manchicourt, Flemish composer and educator (b. 1510)
  • 1565 – Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician and academic (b. 1522)
  • 1606 – Philippe Desportes, French poet and author (b. 1546)
  • 1714 – Kaibara Ekken, Japanese botanist and philosopher (b. 1630)
  • 1740 – Jean-Philippe Baratier, German astronomer and scholar (b. 1721)
  • 1777 – Johann Andreas Segner, Slovak-German mathematician, physicist, and physician (b. 1704)
  • 1805 – Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1738)
  • 1813 – Tecumseh, American tribal leader (b. 1768)
  • 1848 – Joseph Hormayr, Baron zu Hortenburg, Austrian-German historian and politician (b. 1781)
  • 1861 – Antoni Melchior Fijałkowski, Polish archbishop (b. 1778)
  • 1880 – Jacques Offenbach, German-French cellist and composer (b. 1819)
  • 1895 – Ralph Tollemache, English priest (b. 1826)
  • 1913 – Hans von Bartels, German painter and educator (b. 1856)
  • 1918 – Roland Georges Garros, French soldier and pilot (b. 1888)
  • 1927 – Sam Warner, Polish-American director, producer, and screenwriter, co-founded Warner Bros. (b. 1887)
  • 1929 – Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly, Indian priest, founded the Sisters of the Destitute (b. 1876)
  • 1930 – Christopher Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson, Indian-English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Air (b. 1875)
  • 1933 – Renée Adorée, French-American actress (b. 1898)
  • 1933 – Nikolai Yudenich, Russian general (b. 1862)
  • 1936 – J. Slauerhoff, Dutch poet and author (b. 1898)
  • 1938 – Faustina Kowalska, Polish nun and saint (b. 1905)
  • 1938 – Albert Ranft, Swedish actor and director (b. 1858)
  • 1940 – Ballington Booth, English-American activist, co-founded the Volunteers of America (b. 1857)
  • 1940 – Lincoln Loy McCandless, American rancher and politician (b. 1859)
  • 1940 – Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican violinist, composer, and conductor (b. 1889)
  • 1941 – Louis Brandeis, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1856)
  • 1942 – Dorothea Klumpke, American astronomer (b. 1861)
  • 1943 – Leon Roppolo, American clarinet player and composer (b. 1902)
  • 1950 – Frederic Lewy, German-American neurologist and academic (b. 1885)
  • 1952 – Joe Jagersberger, Austrian race car driver (b. 1884)
  • 1976 – Barbara Nichols, American actress (b. 1928)
  • 1976 – Lars Onsager, Norwegian-American chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1903)
  • 1981 – Gloria Grahame, American actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • 1983 – Humberto Mauro, Brazilian director and screenwriter (b. 1897)
  • 1983 – Earl Tupper, American inventor and businessman, founded the Tupperware Corporation (b. 1907)
  • 1985 – Karl Menger, Austrian-American mathematician from the Vienna Circle (b. 1902)
  • 1986 – Mike Burgmann, Australian race car driver and accountant (b. 1947)
  • 1986 – Hal B. Wallis, American film producer (b. 1898)
  • 1986 – James H. Wilkinson, English mathematician and computer scientist (b. 1919)
  • 1992 – Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (b. 1939)
  • 1996 – Seymour Cray, American engineer and businessman, founded CRAY Inc (b. 1925)
  • 1997 – Brian Pillman, American football player and wrestler (b. 1962)
  • 2000 – Johanna Döbereiner, Brazilian agronomist (b. 1924)
  • 2000 – Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • 2001 – Mike Mansfield, American soldier, politician, and diplomat, 22nd United States Ambassador to Japan (b. 1903)
  • 2002 – Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • 2003 – Dan Snyder, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1978)
  • 2003 – Timothy Treadwell, American environmentalist, director, and producer (b. 1957)
  • 2004 – Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
  • 2004 – William H. Dobelle, American biologist and academic (b. 1941)
  • 2004 – Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-English physicist and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1916)
  • 2006 – Antonio Peña, Mexican wrestling promoter, founded Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (b. 1953)
  • 2006 – George Zervanos, Greek tenor and educator (b. 1930)
  • 2007 – Justin Tuveri, Italian soldier (b. 1898)
  • 2009 – Mike Alexander, English singer-songwriter and bass player (b. 1977)
  • 2010 – Bernard Clavel, French journalist and author (b. 1923)
  • 2010 – Mary Leona Gage, American model and actress, Miss USA 1957 (b. 1939)
  • 2010 – Steve Lee, Swiss singer-songwriter (b. 1963)
  • 2011 – Derrick Bell, American academic and scholar (b. 1930)
  • 2011 – Bert Jansch, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1943)
  • 2011 – Steve Jobs, American businessman, co-founder of Apple Inc. and Pixar (b. 1955)
  • 2011 – Charles Napier, American actor and singer (b. 1936)
  • 2011 – Fred Shuttlesworth, American activist, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (b. 1922)
  • 2011 – Gökşin Sipahioğlu, Turkish photographer and journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Keith Campbell, English biologist and academic (b. 1954)
  • 2012 – Vojin Dimitrijević, Croatian-Serbian lawyer and activist (b. 1932)
  • 2012 – James W. Holley, III, American dentist and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2012 – Edvard Mirzoyan, Georgian-Armenian composer and educator (b. 1921)
  • 2012 – Claude Pinoteau, French director and screenwriter (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – Ruth R. Benerito, American chemist and academic (b. 1916)
  • 2013 – Carlo Lizzani, Italian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • 2013 – Yakkun Sakurazuka, Japanese voice actress and singer (b. 1976)
  • 2014 – David Chavchavadze, English-American CIA officer and author (b. 1924)
  • 2014 – Andrea de Cesaris, Italian race car driver (b. 1959)
  • 2014 – Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1930)
  • 2014 – Yuri Lyubimov, Russian actor and director (b. 1917)
  • 2015 – Chantal Akerman, Belgian-French actress, director, and producer (b. 1950)
  • 2015 – Joker Arroyo, Filipino lawyer and politician (b. 1927)
  • 2015 – Grace Lee Boggs, American philosopher, author, and activist (b. 1915)
  • 2015 – Henning Mankell, Swedish author and playwright (b. 1948)
  • 2016 – Brock Yates, American journalist and author (b. 1933)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Holidays and observances on October 5
  • World Space Week (October 4–10)
  • Armed Forces Day (Indonesia)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Anna Schäffer
    • Faustina Kowalska
    • Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Blessed Bartolo Longo
    • Thraseas
    • Hor and Susia (Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria)
    • Placid and Maurus
    • Placidus (martyr)
    • October 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Constitution Day (Vanuatu)
  • Engineer’s Day (Bolivia)
  • International Day of No Prostitution
  • Republic Day (Portugal)
  • Teachers’ Day (Pakistan)
  • Teachers’ Day (Russia)
  • World Teachers’ Day

 

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