On This Day

Historical Events on April 5 (Part 2)

  • 2015 ANA Inspiration Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Brittany Lincicome eagles last hole to force a playoff, then beats Stacy Lewis on 3rd extra hole to win her 2nd major title
  • 2016 Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigns after the Panama Papers leak show a conflict of interest
  • 2016 San Francisco becomes the first US city to mandate paid parental leave
  • 2016 PayPal announces it is cancelling a $3.6 million investment in North Carolina after the state passes anti-gay legislation

Music releaseMusic Single

2016 "One Dance" single Released by Drake (Billboard Song of the Year 2016)

Singer-Songwriter Drake
Singer-Songwriter
Drake
  • 2016 35th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Connecticut defeats Syracuse, 82–51; Huskies' power forward Breanna Stewart, 24 points

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner pulled after criticized for trivializing demonstrations

Model and TV Personality Kendall Jenner
Model and TV Personality
Kendall Jenner
  • 2019 OKC guard Russell Westbrook becomes first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for the third consecutive season during the Thunder's 123-110 win at home over Detroit Pistons

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2020 British monarch Queen Elizabeth II makes an address to the nation “we will meet again”, for only the 5th time in her 66-year reign

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Historic DiscoveryCOVID-19

2020 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hospital suffering from coronavirus COVID-19

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Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
Burial of a coronavirus victim in Iran during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic
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  • 2020 WrestleMania XXXVI, WWE Performance Center, Orlando FL, Part 2: Drew McIntyre defeats Brock Lesnar to win the WWE C'ship; Charlotte Flair beats Rhea Ripley for NXT Women's title
  • 2063 Earth's 1st contact with the extra-terrestrial Vulcan species in the Star Trek universe