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5th of October 0610 EVENT Coronation of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius
5th of October 0869 EVENT The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to decide about what to do about Patriarch Photius of Constantinople.
5th of October 1143 EVENT King Alfonso VII of Leon recognises Portugal as a Kingdom.
5th of October 1550 EVENT Foundation of Concepcion, city in Chile.
5th of October 1582 EVENT Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
5th of October 1665 EVENT The University of Kiel is founded.
5th of October 1789 EVENT French Revolution: Women of Paris march to Versailles in the March on Versailles to confront Louis XVI about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism, demand bread, and have the King and his court moved to Paris.
5th of October 1793 EVENT French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France.
5th of October 1857 EVENT The City of Anaheim is founded.
5th of October 1864 EVENT The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone; 60,000 die.
5th of October 1869 EVENT The Saxby Gale devastates the Bay of Fundy region of Maritime Canada. The storm had been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer.
5th of October 1877 EVENT Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles.
5th of October 1895 EVENT The first individual time trial for racing cyclists is held on a 50-mile course north of London.
5th of October 1903 EVENT Sir Samuel Griffith is appointed the first Chief Justice of Australia and Sir Edmund Barton and Richard O'Connor are appointed as foundation justices.
5th of October 1905 EVENT Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908.
5th of October 1910 EVENT In a revolution in Portugal the monarchy is overthrown and a republic is declared .
5th of October 1914 EVENT World War I: first aerial combat resulting in a kill.
5th of October 1915 EVENT Bulgaria enters World War I as one of the Central Powers.
5th of October 1921 EVENT Baseball: The World Series is broadcast on the radio for the first time.
5th of October 1930 EVENT British Airship R101 crashes in France en-route to India on its maiden voyage.
5th of October 1936 EVENT The Jarrow March sets off for London.
5th of October 1944 EVENT Royal Canadian Air Force pilots shoot down the first German jet fighter over France.
5th of October 1944 EVENT Suffrage is extended to women in France.
5th of October 1945 EVENT Hollywood Black Friday: A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios.
5th of October 1947 EVENT The first televised White House address is given by U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
5th of October 1948 EVENT The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 110,000.
5th of October 1953 EVENT The first documented recovery meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is held.
5th of October 1962 EVENT Dr. No, the first in the James Bond film series, is released.
5th of October 1966 EVENT Near Detroit, Michigan, there is a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration nuclear breeder reactor.
5th of October 1968 EVENT Police baton civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland : considered to mark the beginning of The Troubles.
5th of October 1969 EVENT The first episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC.
5th of October 1970 EVENT The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded.
5th of October 1970 EVENT Montreal, Quebec: British Trade Commissioner James Cross is kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group, triggering the October Crisis.
5th of October 1973 EVENT Signature of the European Patent Convention.
5th of October 1974 EVENT Guildford pub bombings: bombs planted by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill four British soldiers and one civilian.
5th of October 1981 EVENT Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honorary U.S. citizen.
5th of October 1982 EVENT Chicago Tylenol murders: Johnson & Johnson initiates a nationwide product recall in the United States for all products in its Tylenol brand after several bottles in Chicago are found to have been laced with cyanide, resulting in seven deaths.
5th of October 1984 EVENT Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.
5th of October 1986 EVENT Israeli secret nuclear weapons are revealed. The British newspaper The Sunday Times runs Mordechai Vanunu's story on its front page under the headline: "Revealed -- the secrets of Israel's nuclear arsenal".
5th of October 1988 EVENT The Chilean opposition coalition Concertacion (center-left) defeats Augusto Pinochet in his re-election attempt and a general election is called the following year.
5th of October 1990 EVENT After one hundred and fifty years The Herald broadsheet newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, is published for the last time as a separate newspaper.
5th of October 1991 EVENT An Indonesian military transport crashes after takeoff from Jakarta killing 137.
5th of October 1991 EVENT The first official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released.
5th of October 1999 EVENT The Ladbroke Grove rail crash in west London kills 31 people.
5th of October 2000 EVENT Mass demonstrations in Belgrade lead to resignation of Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic. These demonstrations are often called the Bulldozer Revolution.
5th of October 2001 EVENT Robert Stevens becomes the first victim in the 2001 anthrax attacks.
5th of October 1338 BIRTHDAY Alexios III, Emperor of Trebizond (d. 1390)
5th of October 1520 BIRTHDAY Alessandro Farnese, Italian cardinal (d. 1589)
5th of October 1641 BIRTHDAY Francoise-Athenais, marquise de Montespan, French mistress of King Louis XIV of France (d. 1707)
5th of October 1658 BIRTHDAY Mary of Modena, queen of James II of England (d. 1718)
5th of October 1695 BIRTHDAY John Glas, Scottish minister (d. 1773)
5th of October 1703 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Edwards, American minister (d. 1758)
5th of October 1712 BIRTHDAY Francesco Guardi, Italian painter (d. 1793)
5th of October 1713 BIRTHDAY Denis Diderot, French philosopher and encylopedist (d. 1784)
5th of October 1715 BIRTHDAY Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist (d. 1789)
5th of October 1717 BIRTHDAY Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle duchess de Chateauroux, French mistress of King Louis XV of France (d. 1744)
5th of October 1781 BIRTHDAY Bernard Bolzano, Czech mathematician and philosopher (d. 1848)
5th of October 1792 BIRTHDAY Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (d. 1844)
5th of October 1795 BIRTHDAY Alexander Keith, Scottish-born Canadian brewer (d. 1873)
5th of October 1820 BIRTHDAY David Wilber, American politician (d. 1890)
5th of October 1824 BIRTHDAY Henry Chadwick, English-born American baseball writer and statistician (d. 1908)
5th of October 1829 BIRTHDAY Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (d. 1886)
5th of October 1844 BIRTHDAY Francis William Reitz, State President of the Orange Free State (d. 1934)
5th of October 1848 BIRTHDAY Guido von List, German writer (d. 1919)
5th of October 1850 BIRTHDAY Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician, and President of the First Imperial Duma (d. 1910)
5th of October 1857 BIRTHDAY Peadar Mac Fhionnlaoich, Irish Language writer (d. 1942)
5th of October 1864 BIRTHDAY Louis Lumiere, French film pioneer (d. 1948)
5th of October 1878 BIRTHDAY Louise Dresser, American actress (d. 1965)
5th of October 1879 BIRTHDAY Francis Peyton Rous, American pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1970)
5th of October 1882 BIRTHDAY Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist (d. 1945)
5th of October 1887 BIRTHDAY Rene Cassin, French jurist and Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
5th of October 1889 BIRTHDAY Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (d. 1936)
5th of October 1892 BIRTHDAY Remington Kellogg, American naturalist (d. 1969)
5th of October 1894 BIRTHDAY Bevil Rudd, South African athlete (d. 1948)
5th of October 1898 BIRTHDAY Nachum Gutman, Israeli painter (d. 1980)
5th of October 1899 BIRTHDAY Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1963)
5th of October 1901 BIRTHDAY John Alton, American cinematographer (d. 1996)
5th of October 1902 BIRTHDAY Larry Fine, American actor and comedian (d. 1975)
5th of October 1902 BIRTHDAY Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (d. 1984)
5th of October 1903 BIRTHDAY M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)
5th of October 1905 BIRTHDAY Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987)
5th of October 1905 BIRTHDAY John Hoyt, American film and television actor (d. 1991)
5th of October 1907 BIRTHDAY Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
5th of October 1908 BIRTHDAY Joshua Logan, American film director and writer (d. 1988)
5th of October 1909 BIRTHDAY Tony Malinosky, American baseball player
5th of October 1911 BIRTHDAY Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (d. 1966)
5th of October 1911 BIRTHDAY Pierre Dansereau, Canadian ecologist
5th of October 1912 BIRTHDAY Fritz Fischer, Nazi war criminal (d. 2003)
5th of October 1913 BIRTHDAY Eugene Bennett Fluckey American Navy Submariner (d. 2007)
5th of October 1916 BIRTHDAY Stetson Kennedy, American writer
5th of October 1917 BIRTHDAY Allen Ludden, American television game show host (d. 1981)
5th of October 1919 BIRTHDAY Donald Pleasence, English actor (d. 1995)
5th of October 1919 BIRTHDAY Robin Bailey, English actor (d. 1999)
5th of October 1921 BIRTHDAY Bill Willis, American football player (d. 2007)
5th of October 1922 BIRTHDAY Jose Froilan Gonzalez, Argentine race car driver
5th of October 1922 BIRTHDAY Jock Stein, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1985)
5th of October 1922 BIRTHDAY Bil Keane, American cartoonist
5th of October 1923 BIRTHDAY Albert Gu?mundsson, Icelandic footballer (d. 1994)
5th of October 1923 BIRTHDAY Philip Berrigan, American peace activist (d. 2002)
5th of October 1923 BIRTHDAY Glynis Johns, British actress
5th of October 1923 BIRTHDAY Stig Dagerman, Swedish writer (d. 1954)
5th of October 1924 BIRTHDAY Bill Dana, American actor
5th of October 1924 BIRTHDAY Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (d. 2007)
5th of October 1924 BIRTHDAY Bob Thaves, American cartoonist Frank and Ernest (comic strip) (d. 2006)
5th of October 1924 BIRTHDAY Jose Donoso, Chilean writer (d. 1996)
5th of October 1925 BIRTHDAY Gail Davis, American actress (d. 1997)
5th of October 1926 BIRTHDAY Willi Unsoeld, American climber (d. 1979)
5th of October 1928 BIRTHDAY Louise Fitzhugh, American author (d. 1974)
5th of October 1929 BIRTHDAY Bill Wirtz, American ice hockey executive (d. 2007)
5th of October 1929 BIRTHDAY Fred Feast, English actor (d. 1999)
5th of October 1929 BIRTHDAY Richard F. Gordon, Jr., American astronaut
5th of October 1930 BIRTHDAY Anne Haddy, Australian actress (d. 1999)
5th of October 1930 BIRTHDAY Pavel Popovich, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2009)
5th of October 1930 BIRTHDAY Reinhard Selten, German economist, Nobel laureate
5th of October 1932 BIRTHDAY Dean Prentice, Canadian ice hockey player
5th of October 1932 BIRTHDAY Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist (d. 2006)
5th of October 1933 BIRTHDAY Diane Cilento, Australian actress
5th of October 1934 BIRTHDAY Kenneth D. Taylor, Canadian ambassador to Iran during the 1979 hostage crisis
5th of October 1934 BIRTHDAY Angelo Buono, Jr., American serial killer (d. 2002)
5th of October 1935 BIRTHDAY Arlene Saunders, American soprano
5th of October 1936 BIRTHDAY Vaclav Havel, President of the Czech Republic
5th of October 1937 BIRTHDAY Barry Switzer, American football coach
5th of October 1938 BIRTHDAY Teresa Heinz Kerry, American philanthropist
5th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Marie Laforet, French singer and actress
5th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Marie-Claire Blais, French Canadian author and playwright
5th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Consuelo Ynares-Santiago, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
5th of October 1939 BIRTHDAY Walter Wolf, Slovenian-born Canadian industrialist
5th of October 1940 BIRTHDAY Milena Dravic, Serbian actress
5th of October 1940 BIRTHDAY John Byrne Cooke, American novelist and photographer; son of Alistair Cooke
5th of October 1940 BIRTHDAY Thom Christopher, American actor
5th of October 1941 BIRTHDAY Eduardo Duhalde, President of Argentina
5th of October 1942 BIRTHDAY Richard Street, American singer (The Temptations)
5th of October 1943 BIRTHDAY Ben Cardin, American politician, junior senator of Maryland
5th of October 1943 BIRTHDAY Steve Miller, American musician (Steve Miller Band)
5th of October 1945 BIRTHDAY Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet) (d. 1997)
5th of October 1945 BIRTHDAY Geoff Leigh, English musician (Henry Cow)
5th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist
5th of October 1946 BIRTHDAY Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach
5th of October 1947 BIRTHDAY Brian Johnson, English singer (AC/DC)
5th of October 1948 BIRTHDAY Carter Cornelius, American musician (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose) (d. 1991)
5th of October 1948 BIRTHDAY Zoran Zivkovic, Serbian writer
5th of October 1948 BIRTHDAY Tawl Ross, American musician (P Funk)
5th of October 1949 BIRTHDAY Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician
5th of October 1949 BIRTHDAY Bill James, American baseball writer
5th of October 1949 BIRTHDAY B. W. Stevenson, American singer (d. 1988)
5th of October 1950 BIRTHDAY Eddie Clarke, English guitarist (Motorhead, Fastway)
5th of October 1950 BIRTHDAY Edward P. Jones, American writer
5th of October 1950 BIRTHDAY Jeff Conaway, American actor
5th of October 1951 BIRTHDAY Karen Allen, American actress
5th of October 1951 BIRTHDAY Bob Geldof, Irish singer (The Boomtown Rats) and activist
5th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor
5th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Clive Barker, English writer
5th of October 1952 BIRTHDAY Gigi Sabani, Italian TV host (d. 2007)
5th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Jean-Jacques Lafon, French singer-songwriter
5th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Caroline Loeb, French singer and actress
5th of October 1955 BIRTHDAY Angela Molina, Spanish actress
5th of October 1957 BIRTHDAY Mark Geragos, American attorney
5th of October 1957 BIRTHDAY Bernie Mac, American actor and comedian (d. 2008)
5th of October 1957 BIRTHDAY Lee Thompson, English saxophonist (Madness), vocalist
5th of October 1958 BIRTHDAY Andre Kuipers, Dutch astronaut
5th of October 1958 BIRTHDAY Neil DeGrasse Tyson, American Astrophysicist
5th of October 1959 BIRTHDAY Maya Lin, American sculptor/architect
5th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY Daniel Baldwin, American actor
5th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY Evangelia Tzampazi, Greek politician
5th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY David Kirk, New Zealand rugby union footballer
5th of October 1960 BIRTHDAY Careca, Brazilian footballer
5th of October 1961 BIRTHDAY Sharon Cheslow, American musician, composer and artist
5th of October 1961 BIRTHDAY Matthew Kauffman, American journalist and George Polk Award winner
5th of October 1962 BIRTHDAY Michael Andretti, American race car driver
5th of October 1962 BIRTHDAY Thomas Herbst, German footballer
5th of October 1962 BIRTHDAY Caron Keating, British television personality (d. 2004)
5th of October 1963 BIRTHDAY Laura Davies, English golfer
5th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Warren E. Miller, Maryland politician
5th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Malik Saidullaev Chechen businessman
5th of October 1964 BIRTHDAY Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese voice actor
5th of October 1965 BIRTHDAY Trace Armstrong, American football player
5th of October 1965 BIRTHDAY Mario Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
5th of October 1965 BIRTHDAY Patrick Roy, Canadian ice hockey player
5th of October 1966 BIRTHDAY Jan Verhaas, Dutch snooker referee
5th of October 1966 BIRTHDAY Dennis Byrd, American football player
5th of October 1966 BIRTHDAY Terri Runnels, Former Wrestling manager and valet
5th of October 1967 BIRTHDAY Rex Chapman, American basketball player
5th of October 1967 BIRTHDAY Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor
5th of October 1970 BIRTHDAY Josie Bissett, American actress
5th of October 1970 BIRTHDAY Audie Pitre, bass guitarist (d. 1996)
5th of October 1971 BIRTHDAY South Park Mexican, American rapper
5th of October 1971 BIRTHDAY Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentine former footballer
5th of October 1971 BIRTHDAY Samuel Vincent, Canadian voice actor
5th of October 1972 BIRTHDAY Thomas Roberts, American news anchor
5th of October 1972 BIRTHDAY Grant Hill, American basketball player
5th of October 1972 BIRTHDAY Aaron Guiel, Canadian baseball outfielder
5th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Heather Headley, Trinidadian singer
5th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Rich Franklin, American Mixed Martial Artist
5th of October 1974 BIRTHDAY Colin Meloy, American singer (The Decemberists)
5th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Scott Weinger American actor
5th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Bobo Balde, Guinean footballer
5th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Parminder Nagra, English actress
5th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Kate Winslet, English actress
5th of October 1975 BIRTHDAY Carson Ellis, American artist
5th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor
5th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY J. J. Yeley, American race car driver
5th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Royston Tan, Singaporean screenwriter & director
5th of October 1976 BIRTHDAY Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechen President
5th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Shane Ryan, Irish Gaelic footballer
5th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Jesse Palmer, Canadian-born American football player
5th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY Morgan Webb, Canadian-born television presenter
5th of October 1978 BIRTHDAY James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5)
5th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Jaime Chambers, American television reporter
5th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Michalis Hatzigiannis, Greek-Cypriot singer-songwriter
5th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Vincenzo Grella, Australian footballer
5th of October 1979 BIRTHDAY Curtis Sanford, Canadian ice hockey player
5th of October 1980 BIRTHDAY James Toseland, British motorcycle racer
5th of October 1981 BIRTHDAY Kelvin Tan Wei Lian, Singaporean singer
5th of October 1982 BIRTHDAY Steve Williams, Australian-born German rugby player
5th of October 1983 BIRTHDAY Jesse Eisenberg, American actor
5th of October 1983 BIRTHDAY Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer
5th of October 1983 BIRTHDAY Nicky Hilton, American heiress
5th of October 1983 BIRTHDAY Noot Seear, Canadian fashion model and actress
5th of October 1984 BIRTHDAY Tiana Benjamin, British actress
5th of October 1984 BIRTHDAY Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer
5th of October 1985 BIRTHDAY Nicola Roberts, English singer (Girls Aloud)
5th of October 1986 BIRTHDAY Mladen Bartulovic, Croatian footballer
5th of October 1987 BIRTHDAY Javier Villa, Spanish racing driver
5th of October 1987 BIRTHDAY Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer
5th of October 1988 BIRTHDAY Bahar K?z?l, German Singer (Monrose)
5th of October 0578 DEATH Justin II, Byzantine Emperor
5th of October 1056 DEATH Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor (Born 1017)
5th of October 1112 DEATH Sigebert of Gembloux, French chronicler
5th of October 1214 DEATH King Alfonso VIII of Castile (Born 1155)
5th of October 1285 DEATH King Philip III of France (Born 1245)
5th of October 1528 DEATH Richard Foxe, English churchman
5th of October 1540 DEATH Helius Eobanus Hessus, German poet (Born 1488)
5th of October 1564 DEATH Pierre de Manchicourt, Flemish composer
5th of October 1565 DEATH Lodovico Ferrari, Italian mathematician (Born 1522)
5th of October 1606 DEATH Philippe Desportes, French poet (Born 1546)
5th of October 1714 DEATH Kaibara Ekiken, Japanese philosopher (Born 1630)
5th of October 1740 DEATH Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (Born 1721)
5th of October 1777 DEATH Jan Andrej Segner, Slovak and German mathematician, physicist, and physician (Born 1704)
5th of October 1791 DEATH Grigori Potemkin, Russian statesman (Born 1739)
5th of October 1805 DEATH Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, British general (Born 1738)
5th of October 1813 DEATH Tecumseh, Shawnee leader (Born 1768)
5th of October 1848 DEATH Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg, Austrian politician (Born 1781)
5th of October 1861 DEATH Antoni Melchior Fija?kowski, Polish bishop (Born 1778)
5th of October 1880 DEATH Jacques Offenbach, German-born composer (Born 1819)
5th of October 1895 DEATH Ralph Tollemache, British clergyman (Born 1826)
5th of October 1913 DEATH Hans von Bartels, German painter (Born 1856)
5th of October 1918 DEATH Roland Garros, French pilot (Born 1888)
5th of October 1930 DEATH Christopher Birdwood Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson, British military officer (Born 1875)
5th of October 1933 DEATH Nikolai Nikolaevich Yudenich, Russian general (Born 1862)
5th of October 1933 DEATH Renee Adoree, French actress (Born 1898)
5th of October 1936 DEATH J. Slauerhoff, Dutch poet and novelist (Born 1898)
5th of October 1938 DEATH Saint Faustina, Polish saint (Born 1905)
5th of October 1940 DEATH Ballington Booth, English-born American religious leader (Born 1857)
5th of October 1940 DEATH Silvestre Revueltas, Mexican musician (Born 1889)
5th of October 1940 DEATH Lincoln Loy McCandless, American cattle rancher (Born 1859)
5th of October 1941 DEATH Louis Dembitz Brandeis, American jurist (Born 1856)
5th of October 1943 DEATH Leon Roppolo, American musician (Born 1902)
5th of October 1950 DEATH Frederic Lewy, German neurologist (Born 1885)
5th of October 1952 DEATH Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (Born 1884)
5th of October 1975 DEATH Lady Constance Malleson, British actor and writer (Born 1895)
5th of October 1976 DEATH Lars Onsager, Norwegian chemist, Nobel laureate (Born 1903)
5th of October 1976 DEATH Barbara Nichols, American actress (Born 1929)
5th of October 1981 DEATH Gloria Grahame, American actress (Born 1923)
5th of October 1983 DEATH Humberto Mauro, Brazilian film director and screenwriter (Born 1897)
5th of October 1983 DEATH Earl Tupper, American inventor (Born 1907)
5th of October 1986 DEATH Hal B. Wallis, American film producer (Born 1898)
5th of October 1986 DEATH James H. Wilkinson, English mathematician (Born 1919)
5th of October 1986 DEATH Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (Born 1947)
5th of October 1992 DEATH Eddie Kendricks, American singer (The Temptations) (Born 1939)
5th of October 1993 DEATH Jim Holton, Scottish footballer (Born 1951)
5th of October 1995 DEATH Linda Gary, American voice actress (Born 1944)
5th of October 1996 DEATH Seymour Cray, American electrical engineer and supercomputer architect (Born 1925)
5th of October 1997 DEATH Brian Pillman, American professional wrestler (Born 1962)
5th of October 2000 DEATH Catalin Hildan, Romanian footballer (Born 1976)
5th of October 2001 DEATH Mike Mansfield, American politician (Born 1903)
5th of October 2002 DEATH Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1920)
5th of October 2003 DEATH Denis Quilley, English actor (Born 1927)
5th of October 2003 DEATH Dan Snyder, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1978)
5th of October 2003 DEATH Timothy Treadwell, American bear attack victim (Born 1957)
5th of October 2004 DEATH Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (Born 1921)
5th of October 2004 DEATH Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand physicist, Nobel laureate (Born 1916)
5th of October 2004 DEATH William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer (Born 1941)
5th of October 2006 DEATH Antonio Pena, Mexican lucha libre promoter (Born 1953)
5th of October 2006 DEATH Jennifer Moss, English actress (Born 1945)
5th of October 2007 DEATH Justin Tuveri, Italian WWI veteran (Born 1898)
5th of October 2009 DEATH Mike Alexander, English bassist (Evile) (Born 1977)
5th of October 2010 DEATH Bernard Clavel, French novelist (Born 1923)
5th of October 2010 DEATH Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (Born 1939)
5th of October 2010 DEATH Steve Lee, Swiss musician and vocalist (Gotthard) (Born 1963)

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