What Happened on October 5th, 2011

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (b. 1943)
  • Charles Napier, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Derrick Bell, American legal scholar and civil rights advocate (b. 1930)

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Fred Shuttlesworth, American civil rights activist, dies at 89

Civil Rights Activist Fred Shuttlesworth
Civil Rights Activist
Fred Shuttlesworth

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Steve Jobs, American Businessman, co-founder and CEO of Apple, dies from respiratory arrest at 56

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs