On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Most expensive whisky ever sold at auction for $1.1 million, the Macallan Valerio Adami 1926, in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Nobel Peace Prize awarded jointly to Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad for "efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war"
  • US unemployment figures hit lowest level since 1969 - 3.7% according to Department of Labor