On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2011

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Jansch, Scottish folk musician (Pentangle), dies at 67
  • Charles Napier, American actor (Night Stalker, Rambo), dies at 75
  • Derrick Bell, American legal scholar and civil rights advocate (b. 1930)

Person of interestSteve Jobs

Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple, dies of respiratory arrest related to cancer at 56

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

2011 Highlights

About October 5, 2011

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra