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 Interest

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

2017 History

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Knight, American pop singer ("Everlasting Love"), dies at 79

About November 5, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

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