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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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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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.
  • 1804
    High Possil Meteorite: The first recorded meteorite in Scotland falls in Possil.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: The Battle of Yorktown begins.
  • 1932
    Alcohol prohibition in Finland ends. Alcohol sales begin in Alko liquor stores.
  • 1936
    Tupelo-Gainesville tornado outbreak: An F5 tornado kills 233 in Tupelo, Mississippi.
  • 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.
  • 1949
    A fire in a hospital in Effingham, Illinois, kills 77 people and leads to nationwide fire code improvements in the United States.
  • 1992
    Alberto Fujimori, president of Peru, dissolves the Peruvian congress by military force.
  • 1998
    In Japan, the Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge linking Shikoku with Honshū and costing about $3.8 billion USD, opens to traffic, becoming the largest suspension bridge in the world.
  • 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?

  • 1604
    Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675)
  • 1732
    Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French artist (d. 1806)
  • 1832
    Jules Ferry, French statesman (d. 1893)
  • 1922
    Gale Storm, American singer and actress (My Little Margie) (d. 2009)
  • 1922
    Tom Finney, English footballer
  • 1932
    Billy Bland, American singer and songwriter
  • 1961
    Jim LeRoy, American airshow pilot (d. 2007)
  • 1978
    Franziska van Almsick, German swimmer
  • 1982
    Alexandre Prémat, French racing driver
  • 1984
    Shin Min-a, South Korean model and actress

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