On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 2000

Historical Events

Historic Event

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie is laid to rest 25 years after his death after a funeral procession through Addis Ababa

Famous Deaths

  • Bibi Titi Mohammed, Tanzanian politician (b.1926)
  • Jimmie Davis, American singer and songwriter ("You Are My Sunshine"), dies at 101
  • Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), dies at 93
  • Victor Grinich, American businessman (b. 1924)
2000 Highlights

About November 5, 2000

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio