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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)

  • 1143
    King Alfonso VII of León recognises Portugal as a Kingdom.
  • 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.
  • 1793
    French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France.
  • 1864
    The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone; 60,000 die.
  • 1869
    The Saxby Gale devastates the Bay of Fundy region of Maritime Canada. The storm had been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer.
  • 1877
    Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles.
  • 1968
    Police baton civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland – considered to mark the beginning of The Troubles.
  • 1999
    The Ladbroke Grove rail crash in west London kills 31 people.
  • 2000
    Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.

Who were born on October 5?

  • 1641
    Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, French mistress of King Louis XIV of France (d. 1707)
  • 1878
    Louise Dresser, American actress (d. 1965)
  • 1924
    Bill Dana, American actor
  • 1948
    Tawl Ross, American musician (P Funk)
  • 1964
    Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor
  • 1971
    Samuel Vincent, Canadian voice actor
  • 1972
    Grant Hill, American basketball player
  • 1972
    Thomas Roberts, American news anchor
  • 1975
    Bobo Baldé, Guinean footballer
  • 1983
    Noot Seear, Canadian fashion model and actress

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