On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2014

Historical Events

Sports History

French F1 driver Jules Bianchi collides with recovery vehicle during Japanese Grand Prix, dies 10 months later; first F1 death due to racing accident in 21 years (Ayrton Senna 1994)

Formula 1 Driver Ayrton Senna
Formula 1 Driver
Ayrton Senna

Sports History

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
2014 Highlights

About October 5, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra