What Happened on October 5, 2021

Historical Events

  • 480 Otis wins Alaska's Fat Bear Week for pre-hibernation weight gain for the third year in a row
  • Major French investigation finds clergy sexually abused more than 200,000 children over 70 years, most of the victims boys [1]
  • Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi for pioneering work that warned of climate change
  • Russia launches an actor and director to the International Space Station to make the first film in orbit
2021 History

About October 5, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Universe - Coldplay x BTS
  • UK #1 Song: Shivers - Ed Sheeran