On This Day

Historical Events on November 5 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 218 of 218

  • 2015 Japan's 1st officially recognized same-sex couple union - Koyuki Higashi and Hiroko Matsuhara in Tokyo
  • 2015 Fundão dam in Brazil collapses, killing about 23, causing a second dam to fail, releasing a massive flood of mud down the Rio Dulce
  • 2016 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Champagne Room, Queen's Trust, Drefong, Obviously, Classic Empire, Highland Reel, Finest City, Tourist, Arrogate
  • 2017 Typhoon Damrey strikes Vietnam's south-central coast killing at least 27, leaving others missing

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2017 US President Donald Trump begins a 12-day trip to Asia in Toyko, Japan

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2017 Gunman shoots 26 dead and injures 20 at a church in Sunderland Springs, Texas
  • 2017 Paradise Papers are leaked; 13.4 million documents from offshore investment firm Appleby, mentioning Queen Elizabeth and Wilbur Ross US Secretary of Commerce
  • 2017 Bodies of 26 migrant teenage girls recovered from the Mediterranean, another 400 migrants rescued
  • 2017 New York City Marathon: Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya wins men's race in 2:10:53, 3 seconds ahead of Wilson Kipsang; Shalane Flanagan (2:26:53) first American to win women's race since 1977
  • 2018 Child suicide rate in Japan at 30-year high with 250 taking their lives 2016/17 according to Government Ministry
  • 2018 More than 80 students and teachers kidnapped from a boarding school in Bamenda, Cameroon
  • 2018 BBC opens its largest news bureau outside the UK in Nairobi, Kenya with 300 journalists

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2018 Spice Girls announce a new tour but without "Posh Spice", Victoria Beckham

Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham
Singer Geri Horner
Singer
Geri Horner
Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton
  • 2018 "Big Brother" reality show has its last episode in the UK on Channel 5, having run since 2000
  • 2018 Taskforce set up to identify and punish LGBT people in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

USAVoyager 2 Spacecraft

2018 NASA's Voyager 2 probe leaves the solar system, becoming the second human-made object to reach interstellar space
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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
  • 2019 Chinese government set new rules for gaming for young people to try to curb gaming addiction, including maximum 90 mins a day

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2019 Actress Emma Watson interviewed in Vogue magazine says she is happy to be single "I call it being self-partnered" launching worldwide discussion on the term

Actress Emma Watson
Actress
Emma Watson