On This Day

October 5, 2018 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Banksy work "Girl With Balloon" automatically shreds moments after being sold for 1 million pounds in London, renamed "Love is in the Bin"
  • Nobel Peace Prize awarded jointly to Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad for "efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war"
  • US unemployment figures hit lowest level since 1969 - 3.7% according to Department of Labor