April 5th: What is special about this date?

April 5th marks the 95th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 96th in case of leap years). There are 270 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on April 5th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to April 5th and what happened on April 5th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about April 5th.


April 5th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On April 5th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Pharrell Williams
    Pharrell Williams (1973)

    Pharrell Williams is an American musician, record producer, and entrepreneur who co-founded the successful production duo The Neptunes and...

  • Gregory Peck
    Gregory Peck (1916)

    He was nominated as an american film and stage actor for four oscars.

  • Hayley Atwell
    Hayley Atwell (1982)

    Hayley atwell is a british actress known for her role as peggy carter in the marvel cinematic universe.

  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis (1908)

    American actress.

  • Lily James
    Lily James (1989)

    Lily james is a british actress known for her roles in downton abbey, cinderella, and mamma mia! here we go again.

  • Spencer Tracy
    Spencer Tracy (1900)

    American actor, both on broadway and in film.

  • Colin Powell
    Colin Powell (1937)

    American military hero, for his leadership during the gulf war in jan 1991.

  • Jane Asher
    Jane Asher (1946)

    British actress, writer, and businesswoman.

  • Roger Corman
    Roger Corman (1926)

    American motion picture director and writer.

  • Peter Greenaway
    Peter Greenaway (1942)

    Welsh screenwriter and director.

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April 5th: who died on this date?

On April 5th the following celebrities died:

  • Kurt Cobain
    Kurt Cobain (1994)

    Musician (nirvana) (born 1967).

  • Honor Blackman
    Honor Blackman (2020)

    British actress.

  • Isabel Jewell
    Isabel Jewell (1972)

    American actress on stage, film and television.

  • Molly Picon
    Molly Picon (1992)

    American actress (b. 1898).

  • Paul Ritter
    Paul Ritter (2021)

    English actor (b. 1966).

  • Divya Bharti
    Divya Bharti (1993)

    Indian bollywood actress (born 1974).

  • Charlene Holt
    Charlene Holt (1996)

    American actress, known for supporting roles on television and in film.

  • Brian Donlevy
    Brian Donlevy (1972)

    American producer and actor from ireland (d. 1972).

  • Inez Courtney
    Inez Courtney (1975)

    Dies at 67.

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April 5th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On April 5th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Aries according to the Western Zodiac.

Aries zodiac sign

April 5th: what is special about the Aries sign?

The Aries sign encompasses people born between March 21st and April 19th.

You can discover Aries's personality traits and attitude and Aries's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Aries born in April discover why April born are so special.


April 5th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on April 5th in history:

  • Apr 5, 1923: Firestone Tire and Rubber Company begins production of balloon-tires.
  • Apr 5, 1929: Lithuania signs Litvinov-pact.
  • Apr 5, 1938: Anti-Jewish riots break out in Dabrowa, Poland.
  • Apr 5, 1941: In SF, Castro and Fillmore streetcars replaced by buses
  • Apr 5, 1949: A fire in a hospital in Effingham, Illinois, kills 77 people and leads to nationwide fire code improvements in the United States.
  • Apr 5, 1958: Ripple Rock, an underwater threat to navigation in the Seymour Narrows in Canada is destroyed in one of the largest non-nuclear controlled explosions of the time.
  • Apr 5, 1963: Susuga Malietoa Tanumafili II becomes chief of Western Samoa.
  • Apr 5, 1968: Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens
  • Apr 5, 1974: World's tallest building, the World Trade Center opens in New York City (110 stories).
  • Apr 5, 2009: North Korea launches the controversial Kwangmyongsong-2 missile. The satellite flew over Japan, prompting immediate reactions from the United Nations Security Council and participating states in Six-party negotiations.
  • Apr 5, 2016: Syrian Civil War: Al-Nusra Front militants shoot a Sukhoi Su-22 fighter plane of the Syrian Arab Air Force and capture its pilot in northern Aleppo Governorate.
  • Apr 5, 2017: War in North-West Pakistan. A suicide bomber kills at most six people and injures 18 others near a Pakistan Army vehicle participating in the census in Lahore.

What day of the year is April 5th?

April 5th marks the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 96th in case of leap years).

There are 270 days remaining until the end of the year.

April 5th is the 5th day of the month of April.