On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 2017

Historical Events

  • Bodies of 26 migrant teenage girls recovered from the Mediterranean, another 400 migrants rescued
  • Gunman shoots 26 dead and injures 20 at a church in Sunderland Springs, Texas
  • New York City Marathon: Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya wins men's race in 2:10:53, 3 seconds ahead of Wilson Kipsang; Shalane Flanagan (2:26:53) first American to win women's race since 1977
  • Paradise Papers are leaked; 13.4 million documents from offshore investment firm Appleby, mentioning Queen Elizabeth and Wilbur Ross US Secretary of Commerce
  • Typhoon Damrey strikes Vietnam's south-central coast killing at least 27, leaving others missing

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump begins a 12-day trip to Asia in Toyko, Japan

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

2017 Highlights

About November 5, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio