On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 2018

Famous Deaths

  • Cecil Taylor, American pianist, poet, and one of the pioneers of free jazz, dies at 89
  • Eric Bristow MBE ['The Crafty Cockney'], English darts player (BDO World Champion 1980-81, 84-86), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Isao Takahata, Japanese anime film director, screenwriter and producer (Grave of the Fireflies, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya), dies of lung cancer at 82
2018 Highlights

About April 5, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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