On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Traveller" debut album by Chris Stapleton is released (Grammy Award Best Country Album 2016, Billboard Album of the Year 2016)
  • Archaeornithura meemannae, the oldest known prehistoric bird, is discovered
  • Scientists announce the discovery of the oldest & most distant galaxy known to man, EGS-zs8-1

Famous Deaths

  • Craig Gruber, American rock bassist (Rainbow), dies of cancer at 63