What Happened on January 5, 2016

Historical Events

  • First batsman to ever score 1000 runs in a single innings in cricket - 15 year-old Mumbai schoolboy Pranav Dhanawade is 1009 not out

Famous Deaths

  • Elizabeth Swados, American theater composer playwright (Runaways), and author, dies from complications after surgery for esophageal cancer at 64
  • Nicholas Caldwell, American R&B and soul singer (The Whispers - "And The Baet Goes On"; "It's A Love Thing"), dies of congestive heart failure at 71
  • Pierre Boulez, French composer (La Visage Nuptial), conductor (BBC Symphony, 1970-77; New York Philharmonic, 1971-77), and new music advocate (IRCAM, Ensemble intercontemporain)dies at 90
2016 Highlights

About January 5, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

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