What Happened on November 5, 2021

Historical Events

  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Del Mar Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Twilight Gleaming, Echo Zulu, Pizza Bianca, Corniche, Modern Games
  • Eight people crushed to death and 13 hospitalized in a crowd surge during a Travis Scott performance at Astroworld Festival, Houston, Texas [1]

COVID-19 Pandemic

NFL Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers admits in interview he is unvaccinated and taking unapproved treatment after testing positive for COVID-19 and in isolation [1]

2021 History

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Burns, Canadian ice hockey forward (world champion Whitby Dunlops 1958) and coach (Minnesota North Stars), dies at 85
  • MarĂ­lia Mendonça, Brazilian Sertaneja singer-songwriter, dies in a plane crash at 26
  • Roger Zatkoff, American football linebacker (Pro Bowl 1954, 55, 56; First Team All Pro 1954, 55; Green Bay Packers), dies at 90
  • Russell Ebert, Australian Rules midfielder (4 x Magarey Medals; 6 x Port Adelaide FC B&F; Australian Football HOF) and coach (SA 1996-98), dies of leukemia at 72
  • Ryszard Grzegorczyk, Polish soccer midfielder (23 caps; Polonia Bytom, RC Lens), dies at 82

About November 5, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele