What Happened on November 5, 2010

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ai Weiwei is reportedly placed under house arrest by Chinese authorities because of a planned party to mark the demolition of his new studio in Shanghai

Artist, Activist Ai Weiwei
Artist, Activist
Ai Weiwei

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian P─âunescu, Romanian poet and politician (b. 1943)
  • Jill Clayburgh, American actress (Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough), dies of Leukemia at 66
  • Shirley Verrett, American operatic mezzo-soprano (b. 1931)