What Happened on October 5, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • French driver Jules Bianchi collides with recovery vehicle during Japanese Grand Prix, dies 2 days later; first F1 death due to racing accident in 21 years (Ayrton Senna 1994)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russell Crowe owned South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Canterbury Bulldogs, 30-6 to break 43 year drought and win National Rugby League (Australia) Premiership

Famous Deaths

  • Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian-American actor, choreographer, singer, director and painter (Annie, The Wiz), dies at 84