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Wednesday October 5, 2022

October 5: Day of the Week

October 5, 2022 is the 278th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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

October 2022
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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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October 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 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 about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism, demand bread, and have the King and his court moved to Paris.
  • 1857
    The City of Anaheim is founded.
  • 1877
    Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles.
  • 1895
    The first individual time trial for racing cyclists is held on a 50-mile course north of London.
  • 1910
    In a revolution in Portugal the monarchy is overthrown and a republic is declared .
  • 1914
    World War I: first aerial combat resulting in an intentional fatality.
  • 1944
    Suffrage is extended to women in France.
  • 1969
    The first episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus airs on BBC.
  • 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.

Who were born on October 5?

  • 1703
    Jonathan Edwards, American minister (d. 1758)
  • 1844
    Francis William Reitz, State President of the Orange Free State (d. 1934)
  • 1887
    René Cassin, French jurist and Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
  • 1919
    Donald Pleasence, English actor (d. 1995)
  • 1921
    Bill Willis, American football player (d. 2007)
  • 1922
    Jock Stein, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1985)
  • 1961
    Sharon Cheslow, American musician, composer and artist
  • 1962
    Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004)
  • 1975
    Carson Ellis, American artist
  • 1986
    Mladen Bartulović, Croatian footballer

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