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Saturday October 5, 2019

October 5: Day of the Week

October 5, 2019 is the 278th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

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

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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)

  • 1877
    Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles.
  • 1905
    Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908.
  • 1914
    World War I: first aerial combat resulting in an intentional fatality.
  • 1944
    Royal Canadian Air Force pilots shoot down the first German jet fighter over France.
  • 1955
    Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California.
  • 1968
    Police baton civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland – considered to mark the beginning of The Troubles.
  • 1984
    Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.
  • 1991
    The first official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released.
  • 2000
    Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.
  • 2001
    Robert Stevens becomes the first victim in the 2001 anthrax attacks.

Who were born on October 5?

  • 1898
    Nachum Gutman, Israeli painter (d. 1980)
  • 1917
    Allen Ludden, American television game show host (d. 1981)
  • 1919
    Robin Bailey, English actor (d. 1999)
  • 1925
    Gail Davis, American actress (d. 1997)
  • 1930
    Pavel Popovich, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2009)
  • 1939
    Marie-Claire Blais, French Canadian author and playwright
  • 1950
    James Rizzi, American pop artist (d. 2011)
  • 1971
    Samuel Vincent, Canadian voice actor
  • 1976
    Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor
  • 1984
    Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer

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