On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2000

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milošević. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milosevic
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milosevic

Famous Deaths

  • Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • Keith Roberts, English writer (Irish Encounter, Ladies from Hell), dies at 65
  • Sidney R. Yates, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois), dies at 91