October 5 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Republic Implantation
Portugal National Holiday
Constitution Day
Vanuatu Public Holiday
National Day Golden Week holiday
China Common Local Holidays
World Teachers' Day
- International

Historical Events on October 5

  • 1450: The Duke of Bavaria, Louis IX, issues an order which expels Jews from Lower Bavaria.
  • 1582: Due to the recent implementation of the Gregorian Calendar this day didn’t exist in 1582 in Italy, Portugal, Spain and Poland.
  • 1607: Venetian scientist and statesman Paolo Sarpi survives fifteen stiletto thrusts by assassins sent by Pope Paul V.
  • 1793: During the French Revolution in France, Christianity is disestablished.
  • 1813: At the Battle of the Thames, British forces are defeated by American forces.
  • 1857: Anaheim, California is officially founded.
  • 1914: The first aerial combat that resulted in an intentional fatality occurred on this day during World War I.
  • 1921: The 1921 World Series becomes the first world series baseball game to be broadcast on the radio.
  • 1938: The passports of Jews are invalidated by the Nazis in Germany. Those Jews who need a passport to emigrate to other countries have their passports marked with the letter “J” for Jew.
  • 1945: A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators becomes a riot at the gates of the Warner Bros. Studio. This day would become known as Hollywood Black Friday.
  • 1947: United States President Harry S. Truman delivers the first televised White House address.
  • 1970: On this day, PBS (the Public Broadcasting Service) is established.
  • 1982: A nationwide product recall is done by Johnson & Johnson of all of its Tylenol products when several bottles are found in Chicago that had been laced with cyanide and resulted in the death of seven people.
  • 1984: Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space on this day.

Famous Birthdays on October 5

  • English-American author and historian Henry Chadwick is born in 1824.
  • American general, lawyer and 21st President of the United States, Chester A. Arthur is born in 1829.
  • Irish author and playwright Peadar Toner Mac Fhionnlaoich is born in 1857.
  • English actress Kate Winslet is born in 1975.

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Blue Monday

Mardi Gras

Annunciation

D-Day