On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2017

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

"The New York Times" publishes investigation into sexual harassment behaviour by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • Iraqi forces claim victory and control over Islamic State's last urban stronghold Hawija, Northern Iraq

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Spanish constitutional court suspends Catalan parliament to prevent declaration of independence

President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont
President of Catalonia
Carles Puigdemont

2017 Highlights

About October 5, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra