On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2018

Historical Events

  • Banksy work "Girl With Balloon" automatically shreds moments after being sold for 1 million pounds in London, renamed "Love is in the Bin"
  • 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"
  • Record price at auction for a living female artist as Jenny Saville's "Propped" sells for £9.5 million in London
  • US unemployment figures hit lowest level since 1969 - 3.7% according to Department of Labor

Famous Deaths

  • Bobby Notkoff, American rock and blues violinist (Crazy Horse; The Rockets), dies at 80
2018 Highlights

About October 5, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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