October 5 holidays in 2019

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Constitution Day
Vanuatu Public Holiday
World Teachers' Day
- International
Republic Implantation
Portugal National Holiday
Wine Day (Day 1)
Moldova Observance
National Day Golden Week holiday
China Common Local Holidays
Daylight Saving Time starts
Australia Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Astronomy Day
- Weird
National Get Funky Day
- Weird
National Rhode Island Day
- Weird
National Do Something Nice Day
- Weird
National Apple Betty Day
- Weird
Maha Saptami
India Restricted Holiday
Birthday of the Governor of Sabah
Malaysia (Sabah) Common Local Holiday
Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Hol Day
Malaysia (Johor) Common Local Holiday
Phulpati (Dashain)
Nepal Public Holiday
Card Making Day
- Unofficial
Chic Spy Day
- Unofficial

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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