On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 2017

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner pulled after criticized for trivializing demonstrations

Famous Deaths

  • Ilkka Sinisalo, Finnish NHL ice hockey forward, 1981-92 (Philadelphia Flyers, and 2 other teams), dies of prostate cancer at 58
  • MarĂ­a Luisa Ozaita, Spanish pianist, harpsichordist, musicologist, conductor, and composer (Pelleas y Melisanda), dies at 77
2017 Highlights

About April 5, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries