On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2019

Historical Events

Historic Event

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reveals he has a neuromuscular disease, myasthenia gravis, causing him health problems

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Junstrom, American rock bassist (.38 Special), dies at 70
  • Marcello Giordani, Italian tenor (Metropolitan Opera, 1993-2008), dies of a heart attack at 56
2019 Highlights

About October 5, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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