October 5: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

October 5th marks the 278th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 279th in case of leap years). There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Kate Winslet (1975), Imran Khan (1952) and Sophie Favier (1963). Holidays and observances around the world include: World Teachers’ Day [UNESCO].
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October 5th Famous Birthdays

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Trivia and Events

What happened on October 5th in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Oct 5th, 2018 Two new members have been named by the Swedish Academy: Eric Runesson (the Swedish supreme court judge) and Jila Mossaed (the Swedish writer and poet).
  • Oct 5th, 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014-2017: Hawija offensive 2017: The Iraqi Army retakes Hawija, Kirkuk Governorate, from ISIL. As Iraqi troops carry out anti-ISIL operations within the Hawija District, fighting continues to the east and north of the city.
  • Oct 5th, 2016 Jose Cuervo, a Mexican tequila producer, will postpone its IPO until after US presidential elections because of concerns about market volatility.
  • Oct 5th, 2015 Russian military intervention in Syria Civil War, Spillover from the Syrian Civil War. Turkey claims that a Russian warplane invaded its airspace close to the Syrian border. The Turkish Air Force was able to dispatch two F-16 fighter aircraft to intercept the plane. The Foreign Ministry summoned Russia’s ambassador to protest this violation. It urged Russia not to repeat it and warned that it would be held responsible for any untoward incident.
  • Oct 5th, 2014 Civil war in Syria:: 18,000 Palestinians face life-threatening water shortages in Damascus's Yarmouk Camp.
  • Oct 5th, 2013 Fiveteen soldiers are killed in post-civil war clashes.
  • Oct 5th, 2012 A sustained bombing campaign is being launched against Homs, a Syrian city. This is the worst that it has seen in five years.
  • Oct 5th, 2011 Arab Spring
  • Oct 5th, 2010 Afghan militant attacks kill four civilians and injure six others in Rusht Rod, southwestern Farah province.
  • Oct 5th, 2009 For bloggers, the United States Federal Trade Commission has regulations.
  • Oct 5th, 2008 The Clone Wars is an animated TV series that debuts in the USA.
  • Oct 5th, 2007 Merrill Lynch announces that it will write off approximately US$5 billion of investments in the quarter. This is its largest trading loss.

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