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Friday April 5, 2019

April 5: Day of the Week

April 5, 2019 was the 95th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 270 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 1722
    The Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island.
  • 1874
    Birkenhead Park, the first civic public park, is opened in Birkenhead.
  • 1943
    World War II: American bomber aircraft accidentally cause more than 900 civilian deaths, including 209 children, and 1300 wounded among the civilian population of the Belgian town of Mortsel. The target is the Erla factory one kilometer from the residential area hit.
  • 1946
    Soviet troops leave the island of Bornholm, Denmark after an 11 month occupation.
  • 1956
    In Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister.
  • 1991
    An ASA EMB 120 crashes in Brunswick, Georgia, killing all 23 aboard.
  • 1992
    Alberto Fujimori, president of Peru, dissolves the Peruvian congress by military force.
  • 1992
    The Siege of Sarajevo begins when Serb paramilitaries murder peace protesters Suada Dilberovic and Olga Sučić on the Vrbanja Bridge.
  • 2007
    Georgia establishes a Provisional Administrative Entity in the disputed region of South Ossetia.
  • 2010
    Twenty-nine coal miners are killed in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia.

Who were born on April 5?

  • 1908
    Bette Davis, American actress (d. 1989)
  • 1916
    Gregory Peck, American actor (d. 2003)
  • 1928
    Tony Williams, American singer (The Platters) (d. 1992)
  • 1949
    Judith Resnik, American astronaut (d. 1986)
  • 1954
    Stan Ridgway, American musician (Wall of Voodoo)
  • 1971
    Dong Abay, Filipino musician and singer-songwriter
  • 1976
    Fernando Morientes, Spanish footballer
  • 1976
    Ryan Drese, American baseball player
  • 1978
    Stephen Jackson, American basketball player
  • 1984
    Shin Min-a, South Korean model and actress

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