On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 2000

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

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? 20 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio