On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 2018

Historical Events

  • "Big Brother" reality show has its last episode in the UK on Channel 5, having run since 2000
  • BBC opens its largest news bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya with 300 journalists
  • Child suicide rate in Japan at 30-year high with 250 taking their lives 2016/17 according to Government Ministry
  • More than 80 students and teachers kidnapped from a boarding school in Bamenda, Cameroon

USAVoyager 2 Spacecraft

NASA's Voyager 2 probe leaves the solar system, becoming the second human-made object to reach interstellar space

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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Spice Girls announce a new tour but without "Posh Spice", Victoria Beckham

Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham
Singer Geri Horner
Singer
Geri Horner
Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton
  • Taskforce set up to identify and punish LGBT people in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
2018 Highlights

About November 5, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio