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5th of September 1590 EVENT Alexander Farnese's army forces Henry IV of France to raise the siege of Paris.
5th of September 1661 EVENT Fall of Nicolas Fouquet: Louis XIV Superintendent of Finances is arrested in Nantes by D'Artagnan, captain of the king's musketeers.
5th of September 1666 EVENT Great Fire of London ends: 10,000 buildings including St. Paul's Cathedral are destroyed, but only 16 people are known to have died.
5th of September 1698 EVENT In an effort to Westernize his nobility, Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards for all men except the clergy and peasantry.
5th of September 1725 EVENT Wedding of Louis XV and Maria Leszczynska.
5th of September 1774 EVENT First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
5th of September 1781 EVENT Battle of the Chesapeake in the American Revolutionary War.
5th of September 1793 EVENT French Revolution the French National Convention initiates the Reign of Terror.
5th of September 1798 EVENT Conscription is made mandatory in France by the Jourdan law.
5th of September 1800 EVENT Napoleon surrenders Malta to Great Britain.
5th of September 1812 EVENT War of 1812: The Siege of Fort Wayne begins when Chief Winamac's forces attack two soldiers returning from the fort's outhouses.
5th of September 1816 EVENT Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable ("Unobtainable Chamber").
5th of September 1836 EVENT Sam Houston is elected as the first president of the Republic of Texas.
5th of September 1839 EVENT The First Opium War begins in China.
5th of September 1840 EVENT Premiere of Giuseppe Verdi's Un giorno di regno at La Scala of Milan.
5th of September 1862 EVENT American Civil War: the Potomac River is crossed at White's Ford in the Maryland Campaign.
5th of September 1862 EVENT James Glaisher, pioneering meteorologist and Henry Tracey Coxwell break world record for altitude whilst collecting data in their balloon.
5th of September 1864 EVENT Achille Francois Bazaine becomes Marshall of France.
5th of September 1877 EVENT Indian Wars: Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.
5th of September 1882 EVENT The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City.
5th of September 1887 EVENT Fire at Theatre Royal in Exeter, England killed 186
5th of September 1905 EVENT Russo-Japanese War: In New Hampshire, USA, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by US President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the war.
5th of September 1906 EVENT The first legal forward pass in American football is thrown by Bradbury Robinson of St. Louis University to teammate Jack Schneider in a 22 : 0 victory over Carroll College (Wisconsin).
5th of September 1914 EVENT World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins. Northeast of Paris, the French attack and defeat German forces who are advancing on the capital.
5th of September 1915 EVENT The pacifist Zimmerwald Conference begins.
5th of September 1918 EVENT Decree "On Red Terror" is published in Russia
5th of September 1927 EVENT The first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles, produced by Walt Disney, is released by Universal Pictures.
5th of September 1932 EVENT The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.
5th of September 1937 EVENT Spanish Civil War: Llanes falls.
5th of September 1938 EVENT Chile: A group of youths affiliated with the fascist National Socialist Movement of Chile are assassinated in the Seguro Obrero massacre.
5th of September 1942 EVENT World War II: Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, first Japanese defeat in the Pacific War.
5th of September 1943 EVENT World War II: The 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment lands and occupies Nazdab, near Lae in the Salamaua-Lae campaign.
5th of September 1944 EVENT Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg constitute Benelux.
5th of September 1945 EVENT Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese-American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.
5th of September 1945 EVENT Cold War: Igor Gouzenko, a Soviet Union embassy clerk, defects to Canada, exposing Soviet espionage in North America, signalling the beginning of the Cold War.
5th of September 1948 EVENT In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister, As such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II.
5th of September 1957 EVENT Cuba: Fulgencio Batista bombs the revolt in Cienfuegos.
5th of September 1960 EVENT The poet Leopold Sedar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.
5th of September 1960 EVENT The boxer Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) is awarded the gold medal for his first place in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games in Rome.
5th of September 1961 EVENT The first conference of the Non Aligned Countries is held in Belgrade.
5th of September 1969 EVENT My Lai Massacre: U.S. Army Lt. William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai.
5th of September 1970 EVENT Vietnam War: Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: the United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thua Thien-Hue Province.
5th of September 1972 EVENT Munich Massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called "Black September" attack and take hostage 11 Israel athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 die in the attack and 9 die the following day.
5th of September 1975 EVENT Sacramento, California: Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.
5th of September 1977 EVENT Hanns Martin Schleyer, is kidnapped in Cologne, West Germany by the Red Army Faction and is later murdered.
5th of September 1977 EVENT Voyager program: Voyager 1 is launched after a brief delay.
5th of September 1978 EVENT Camp David Accords: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat begin peace process at Camp David, Maryland.
5th of September 1980 EVENT The St. Gotthard Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 10.14 miles (16.224 km) stretching from Goschenen to Airolo.
5th of September 1984 EVENT STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery lands after its maiden voyage.
5th of September 1984 EVENT Western Australia becomes the last Australian state to abolish capital punishment.
5th of September 1986 EVENT Pan Am Flight 73 with 358 people on board is hijacked at Karachi International Airport.
5th of September 1990 EVENT Eastern University massacre, massacre of 158 Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan army at the Eastern University in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.
5th of September 1991 EVENT The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, came into force.
5th of September 2000 EVENT Tuvalu joins the United Nations.
5th of September 2000 EVENT The Haverstraw : Ossining Ferry makes its maiden voyage.
5th of September 2005 EVENT Mandala Airlines Flight 091 crashes into a heavily-populated residential of Sumatra, Indonesia, killing 104 people on board and at least 39 persons on ground.
5th of September 2007 EVENT Three terrorists suspected to be a part of Al-Qaeda are arrested in Germany after allegedly planning attacks on both the Frankfurt International airport and US military installations.
5th of September 0973 BIRTHDAY Abu Rayhan Biruni, Khwarezmi-born Persian polymath (d. 1048)
5th of September 1187 BIRTHDAY Louis VIII of France (d. 1226)
5th of September 1567 BIRTHDAY Date Masamune, Japanese Samurai and Daimyo (d. 1636)
5th of September 1568 BIRTHDAY Tommaso Campanella, Italian theologian, philosopher, and poet (d. 1639)
5th of September 1621 BIRTHDAY Juan Andres Coloma, Spanish noble (d. 1694)
5th of September 1638 BIRTHDAY Louis XIV of France (d. 1715)
5th of September 1667 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Gerolamo Saccheri, Italian mathematician (d. 1733)
5th of September 1695 BIRTHDAY Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician (d. 1770)
5th of September 1722 BIRTHDAY Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony (d. 1763)
5th of September 1725 BIRTHDAY Jean-Etienne Montucla, French mathematician (d. 1799)
5th of September 1735 BIRTHDAY Johann Christian Bach, German composer (d. 1782)
5th of September 1750 BIRTHDAY Robert Fergusson, Scottish poet (d. 1774)
5th of September 1771 BIRTHDAY Archduke Charles of Austria, Austrian general (d. 1847)
5th of September 1774 BIRTHDAY Caspar David Friedrich, German artist (d. 1840)
5th of September 1775 BIRTHDAY Juan Martin Diez, Spanish guerrilla (d. 1825)
5th of September 1781 BIRTHDAY Anton Diabelli, Austrian composer, editor and music publisher (d. 1858)
5th of September 1787 BIRTHDAY Francois Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist (d. 1850)
5th of September 1791 BIRTHDAY Giacomo Meyerbeer, German composer (d. 1864)
5th of September 1792 BIRTHDAY Pierre-Armand Dufrenoy, French geologist and mineralogist (d. 1857)
5th of September 1806 BIRTHDAY Christophe Leon Louis Juchault de Lamoriciere, French general (d. 1865)
5th of September 1807 BIRTHDAY Richard Chenevix Trench, Irish Anglican clergyman and philologist (d. 1886)
5th of September 1809 BIRTHDAY Manuel Montt Torres, Chilean politician (d. 1880)
5th of September 1826 BIRTHDAY John Wisden, England cricketer (d. 1884)
5th of September 1827 BIRTHDAY Goffredo Mameli, Italian poet and writer (d. 1849)
5th of September 1836 BIRTHDAY Justiniano Borgono, President of Peru (d. 1921)
5th of September 1847 BIRTHDAY Jesse James, American outlaw (d. 1882)
5th of September 1850 BIRTHDAY Jack Daniel, Creator of Jack Daniel's (d. 1911)
5th of September 1857 BIRTHDAY Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Russian rocket scientist and inventor (d. 1935)
5th of September 1867 BIRTHDAY Amy Beach, American composer and pianist (d. 1944)
5th of September 1874 BIRTHDAY Nap Lajoie, American baseball player (d. 1959)
5th of September 1876 BIRTHDAY Abdelaziz Thaalbi, Tunisian politician. (d. 1944)
5th of September 1876 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, German field marshal (d. 1956)
5th of September 1881 BIRTHDAY Otto Bauer, Austrian politician (d. 1938)
5th of September 1888 BIRTHDAY Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, second President of India (d. 1975)
5th of September 1892 BIRTHDAY Joseph Szigeti, Hungarian violinist (d. 1973)
5th of September 1897 BIRTHDAY Ella Schuler, American supercentenarian
5th of September 1897 BIRTHDAY Arthur Nielsen, American market analyst (d. 1980)
5th of September 1901 BIRTHDAY Mario Scelba, Italian politician (d. 1991)
5th of September 1902 BIRTHDAY Darryl F. Zanuck, American film producer and executive (d. 1979)
5th of September 1905 BIRTHDAY Arthur Koestler, Hungarian writer (d. 1983)
5th of September 1905 BIRTHDAY Maurice Challe, French general (d. 1979)
5th of September 1905 BIRTHDAY Justiniano Montano, Filipino politician (d. 2005)
5th of September 1908 BIRTHDAY Josue de Castro, Brazilian writer, physician, geographer and activist against hunger (d. 1973)
5th of September 1908 BIRTHDAY Gloria Holden, British actress (d. 1991)
5th of September 1909 BIRTHDAY Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
5th of September 1910 BIRTHDAY Phiroze Palia, Indian cricketer (d. 1981)
5th of September 1910 BIRTHDAY Leila Mackinlay, British romance writer (d.1996)
5th of September 1912 BIRTHDAY John Cage, American composer (d. 1992)
5th of September 1912 BIRTHDAY Frank Thomas, American animator (d. 2004)
5th of September 1912 BIRTHDAY Kristina Soderbaum, German actress and photographer (d. 2001)
5th of September 1914 BIRTHDAY Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet and mathematician
5th of September 1916 BIRTHDAY Frank Yerby American novelist (d. 1991)
5th of September 1916 BIRTHDAY Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster) (d. 2002)
5th of September 1917 BIRTHDAY Soren Nordin, Swedish harness racing driver and trainer (d. 2008)
5th of September 1918 BIRTHDAY Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor (d. 1992)
5th of September 1918 BIRTHDAY Jean-Marie Poitras, Canadian businessman and senator (d. 2009)
5th of September 1919 BIRTHDAY Elisabeth Volkenrath, Polish-born German Nazi concentration camp supervisor (d. 1945)
5th of September 1921 BIRTHDAY Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive (d. 2007)
5th of September 1923 BIRTHDAY Ken Meuleman, Australian cricketer (d. 2004)
5th of September 1924 BIRTHDAY Paul Dietzel, American college football coach
5th of September 1927 BIRTHDAY Paul Volcker, American economist
5th of September 1928 BIRTHDAY Damayanti Joshi, Indian classical dancer of Kathak style (d. 2004)
5th of September 1929 BIRTHDAY Andrian Nikolayev, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2004)
5th of September 1929 BIRTHDAY Bob Newhart, American actor and comedian
5th of September 1933 BIRTHDAY Francisco Javier Errazuriz Ossa, Chilien Catholic archbishop
5th of September 1934 BIRTHDAY Carol Lawrence, American actress and singer
5th of September 1935 BIRTHDAY Johnny Briggs, English actor
5th of September 1935 BIRTHDAY Paul Josef Cordes, German Roman Catholic Cardinal
5th of September 1936 BIRTHDAY John Danforth, American politician
5th of September 1936 BIRTHDAY Bill Mazeroski, American baseball player
5th of September 1936 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Kozol, American writer, sociologist
5th of September 1936 BIRTHDAY Robert Burns, Canadian politician
5th of September 1937 BIRTHDAY Colin Wesley, South African cricketer
5th of September 1937 BIRTHDAY Antonio Valentin Angelillo, Argentinian footballer
5th of September 1937 BIRTHDAY William Devane, American actor
5th of September 1938 BIRTHDAY John Ferguson, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
5th of September 1939 BIRTHDAY Claudette Colvin, American civil rights movement leader (Montgomery Bus Boycott)
5th of September 1939 BIRTHDAY John Stewart, American musician (The Kingston Trio) (d. 2008)
5th of September 1939 BIRTHDAY Clay Regazzoni, Swiss racing driver (d. 2006)
5th of September 1939 BIRTHDAY George Lazenby, Australian actor
5th of September 1940 BIRTHDAY Raquel Welch, American actress
5th of September 1941 BIRTHDAY Dave Dryden, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
5th of September 1942 BIRTHDAY Werner Herzog, German film director
5th of September 1942 BIRTHDAY Eduardo Mata, Mexican conductor and composer (d. 1995)
5th of September 1942 BIRTHDAY Denise Fabre French television presenter.
5th of September 1943 BIRTHDAY Dulce Saguisag, Filipino politician and former DSWD Secretary. (d. 2007)
5th of September 1944 BIRTHDAY Dario Bellezza, Italian poet, author and playwright (d. 1996)
5th of September 1945 BIRTHDAY Al Stewart, Scottish singer and songwriter
5th of September 1946 BIRTHDAY Dennis Dugan, American actor and film director
5th of September 1946 BIRTHDAY Loudon Wainwright III, American singer and composer
5th of September 1946 BIRTHDAY Freddie Mercury, Zanzibar-born English singer and songwriter (Queen) (d. 1991)
5th of September 1947 BIRTHDAY Bruce Yardley, Australian cricketer
5th of September 1947 BIRTHDAY Buddy Miles, American musician (d. 2008)
5th of September 1948 BIRTHDAY Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician
5th of September 1950 BIRTHDAY Cathy Guisewite, American cartoonist
5th of September 1950 BIRTHDAY Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer
5th of September 1951 BIRTHDAY Patti McGuire, American model and television producer
5th of September 1951 BIRTHDAY Paul Breitner, German footballer
5th of September 1951 BIRTHDAY Michael Keaton, American actor
5th of September 1954 BIRTHDAY Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive
5th of September 1954 BIRTHDAY Richard Austin, West Indian cricketer
5th of September 1956 BIRTHDAY Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings)
5th of September 1957 BIRTHDAY Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete
5th of September 1961 BIRTHDAY Marc-Andre Hamelin, Canadian pianist
5th of September 1962 BIRTHDAY Peter Wingfield, Welsh actor
5th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Phillips, English actor
5th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Juan Alderete, American bassist (Racer X)
5th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Taki Inoue, Japanese racing driver
5th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Jeff Brantley, American baseball player
5th of September 1963 BIRTHDAY Kristian Alfonso, American actress
5th of September 1964 BIRTHDAY Frank Farina, Australian footballer
5th of September 1964 BIRTHDAY Amanda Ooms, Swedish actress
5th of September 1964 BIRTHDAY Ken Norman, American basketball player
5th of September 1964 BIRTHDAY Kevin Saunderson American electronic music producer
5th of September 1965 BIRTHDAY Chris Morris, English satirist
5th of September 1965 BIRTHDAY David Brabham, Australian racing driver
5th of September 1965 BIRTHDAY Chris Gore, American filmmaker
5th of September 1965 BIRTHDAY Cesar Rincon, Colombian matador
5th of September 1966 BIRTHDAY Milinko Pantic, Serbian footballer
5th of September 1966 BIRTHDAY Achero Manas, Spanish actor and film director
5th of September 1967 BIRTHDAY India Hicks, English model
5th of September 1967 BIRTHDAY Jane Sixsmith, English field hockey player
5th of September 1968 BIRTHDAY Dennis Scott, American basketball player
5th of September 1968 BIRTHDAY Brad Wilk, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine)
5th of September 1969 BIRTHDAY Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, Brazilian footballer
5th of September 1969 BIRTHDAY Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer
5th of September 1969 BIRTHDAY Dweezil Zappa, American musician
5th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Kim Hye-su, South Korean actress and model
5th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Liam Lynch, American musician (Sifl and Olly)
5th of September 1970 BIRTHDAY Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer
5th of September 1971 BIRTHDAY Adam Hollioake, England cricketer
5th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Guy Whittall, Zimbabwean cricketer
5th of September 1972 BIRTHDAY Shane Sewell, Canadian professional wrestler
5th of September 1973 BIRTHDAY Rose McGowan, Italian-born actress
5th of September 1973 BIRTHDAY Paddy Considine, English actor
5th of September 1973 BIRTHDAY Alexandra Kerry, daughter of American Senator John Kerry
5th of September 1974 BIRTHDAY Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer
5th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
5th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Rod Barajas, American baseball player
5th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY George Boateng, Dutch footballer
5th of September 1975 BIRTHDAY Jamie Spaniolo, American horrorcore rapper
5th of September 1976 BIRTHDAY Carice van Houten, Dutch actress
5th of September 1976 BIRTHDAY Tatyana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast
5th of September 1976 BIRTHDAY Richard Marsland, Australian comedian/writer and radio personality
5th of September 1977 BIRTHDAY Joseba Etxeberria, Spanish football winger
5th of September 1977 BIRTHDAY Rosevelt Colvin, American football player
5th of September 1977 BIRTHDAY Alexey Harkov, Russian bassist (Kipelov, Sergey Mavrin)
5th of September 1977 BIRTHDAY Minoru Fujita, Japanese professional wrestler
5th of September 1977 BIRTHDAY Nazr Mohammed, American Basketball player
5th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Chris Jack, New Zealand rugby union footballer
5th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Laura Bertram, Canadian actress
5th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer
5th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Zhang Zhong, Chinese chess player
5th of September 1978 BIRTHDAY Yu Nan, Chinese actress
5th of September 1979 BIRTHDAY John Carew, Norwegian footballer
5th of September 1979 BIRTHDAY Stacey Dales, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster
5th of September 1979 BIRTHDAY Stewart Holden, English scrabble player
5th of September 1979 BIRTHDAY Salvatore Mastronunzio, Italian footballer
5th of September 1979 BIRTHDAY George O'Callaghan, Irish footballer
5th of September 1980 BIRTHDAY Franco Costanzo, Argentinian football goalkeeper
5th of September 1981 BIRTHDAY Nina Eichinger, German actress
5th of September 1981 BIRTHDAY AnnMarie, American pornographic actress
5th of September 1981 BIRTHDAY Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player
5th of September 1981 BIRTHDAY Daniel Moreno, Spanish professional bicyclist
5th of September 1982 BIRTHDAY Alexandre Geijo, Spanish/Swiss footballer
5th of September 1982 BIRTHDAY Sondre Lerche, Norwegian musician
5th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Eugen Bopp, Ukrainian-German footballer
5th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Pablo Granoche, Uruguayan footballer
5th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Xavier Susai, Australian comedian
5th of September 1983 BIRTHDAY Antony Sweeney, Hartlepool United footballer
5th of September 1984 BIRTHDAY Chris Anker S?rensen, Danish professional bicyclist
5th of September 1985 BIRTHDAY Ryan Guy, American soccer player
5th of September 1986 BIRTHDAY Colt McCoy, American football player
5th of September 1986 BIRTHDAY Pragyan Ojha, Indian cricketer
5th of September 1987 BIRTHDAY Prince Pierre Casiraghi of Monaco
5th of September 1987 BIRTHDAY Silvestre Rasuk, American actor
5th of September 1988 BIRTHDAY Nuri Sahin, Turkish footballer
5th of September 1989 BIRTHDAY Katerina Graham, American actress/singer/dancer
5th of September 1989 BIRTHDAY Ben Youngs, English rugby union Scrum-Half
5th of September 1990 BIRTHDAY Antonio Esposito, Italian footballer
5th of September 1990 BIRTHDAY Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater
5th of September 1991 BIRTHDAY Skandar Keynes, English actor
5th of September 1993 BIRTHDAY Gage Golightly, American actress
5th of September 1995 BIRTHDAY Caroline Sunshine, American actress
5th of September 1165 DEATH Emperor Nijo of Japan (Born 1143)
5th of September 1201 DEATH Constance, Duchess of Brittany (Born 1161)
5th of September 1235 DEATH Henry I, Duke of Brabant (Born 1165)
5th of September 1548 DEATH Catherine Parr, Sixth wife of Henry VIII of England (Born c.1512)
5th of September 1607 DEATH Pomponne de Bellievre, chancellor of France (Born 1529)
5th of September 1629 DEATH Domenico Allegri, Italian composer (Born c.1585)
5th of September 1734 DEATH Nicolas Bernier, French musician and composer (Born 1664)
5th of September 1786 DEATH Jonas Hanway, English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist (Born 1712)
5th of September 1803 DEATH Francois Devienne, French composer (Born 1759)
5th of September 1803 DEATH Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, French general and author (Born 1741)
5th of September 1808 DEATH John Home, Scottish writer (Born 1722)
5th of September 1836 DEATH Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (Born 1790)
5th of September 1838 DEATH Charles Percier, French architect (Born 1764)
5th of September 1857 DEATH Auguste Comte, French sociologist (Born 1798)
5th of September 1876 DEATH Manuel Blanco Encalada, first president of Chile (Born 1790)
5th of September 1877 DEATH Crazy Horse, Lakota (Sioux) chief (Born 1849)
5th of September 1898 DEATH Sarah Edmonds, Canadian nurse, soldier, and spy (Born 1841)
5th of September 1901 DEATH Ignacij Klemencic, Slovenian physicist (Born 1853)
5th of September 1902 DEATH Rudolf Virchow, German pathologist and politician (Born 1821)
5th of September 1906 DEATH Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (Born 1844)
5th of September 1912 DEATH Arthur MacArthur, Jr., U.S. Army general (Born 1845)
5th of September 1914 DEATH Charles Peguy, French poet, essayist and editor (Born 1873)
5th of September 1917 DEATH Marian Smoluchowski, Polish physicist (Born 1872)
5th of September 1920 DEATH Robert Harron, American actor (Born 1893)
5th of September 1922 DEATH Georgette Agutte, French painter (Born 1867)
5th of September 1926 DEATH Karl Harrer, German journalist and politician (Born 1890)
5th of September 1930 DEATH Robert Means Thompson, American naval officer (Born 1849)
5th of September 1931 DEATH John Thomson, Scottish football player (Born 1909)
5th of September 1932 DEATH Francisco Acebal, Spanish novelist, playwright and journalist (Born 1866)
5th of September 1936 DEATH Federico Borrell Garcia, Spanish anarchist soldier during the Spanish Civil War (Born 1912)
5th of September 1936 DEATH Gustave Kahn, French Symbolist poet and art critic (Born 1859)
5th of September 1942 DEATH Francois de Labouchere, French aviator of World War II, compagnon de la Liberation. (Born 1917)
5th of September 1945 DEATH Clem Hill, Australian cricketer (Born 1877)
5th of September 1948 DEATH Richard C. Tolman, American mathematical physicist (Born 1881)
5th of September 1953 DEATH Richard Walther Darre, Nazi politician (Born 1895)
5th of September 1954 DEATH Eugen Schiffer, German politician (Born 1860)
5th of September 1965 DEATH Thomas Johnston, Scottish-born politician (Born 1882)
5th of September 1966 DEATH Dezso Lauber, Hungarian athlete (Born 1879)
5th of September 1970 DEATH Jochen Rindt, German-Austrian race car driver (Born 1942)
5th of September 1973 DEATH Jack Fournier, American baseball player (Born 1889)
5th of September 1975 DEATH Georg Ots, Estonian singer (Born 1920)
5th of September 1977 DEATH Marcel Thiry, Belgian writer and Walloon militant (Born 1897)
5th of September 1979 DEATH Alberto di Jorio, former head of the Vatican Bank and secretary of the 1958 conclave (Born 1884)
5th of September 1982 DEATH Douglas Bader, RAF fighter pilot in World War II (Born 1910)
5th of September 1983 DEATH Antonio Mairena, Spanish flamenco singer (Born 1909)
5th of September 1988 DEATH Gert Frobe, German actor (Born 1913)
5th of September 1990 DEATH Ivan Mihailov, Bulgarian revolutionary (Born 1896)
5th of September 1992 DEATH Fritz Leiber, American author (Born 1910)
5th of September 1993 DEATH Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Born1914)
5th of September 1994 DEATH Shimshon Amitsur, Israeli mathematician and Israel Prize recipient (Born 1921)
5th of September 1997 DEATH Mother Teresa, Albanian-born missionary and humanitarian, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (Born 1910)
5th of September 1997 DEATH Georg Solti, Hungarian conductor (Born 1912)
5th of September 1998 DEATH Fernando Balzaretti, Mexican actor (Born 1946)
5th of September 1998 DEATH Ferdinand Biondi, Canadian broadcaster (Born 1909)
5th of September 1998 DEATH Verner Panton, Danish designer (Born 1926)
5th of September 1998 DEATH Leo Penn, American film director (Born 1921)
5th of September 1999 DEATH Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician (Born 1921)
5th of September 1999 DEATH Allen Funt, American radio and television personality (Born 1914)
5th of September 2001 DEATH Vladimir Zerjavic, Croatian UN statistician (Born 1912)
5th of September 2001 DEATH Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef and humorist (Born 1914)
5th of September 2002 DEATH David Todd Wilkinson, American astronomer (Born 1935)
5th of September 2003 DEATH Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian-born singer (Born 1927)
5th of September 2005 DEATH Roberto Viaux, Chilean Army General (Born 1917)
5th of September 2007 DEATH Thomas Hansen, Norwegian musician (Born 1976)
5th of September 2007 DEATH Jennifer Dunn, American politician (Born 1941)
5th of September 2007 DEATH Paul Gillmor, American politician (Born 1939)
5th of September 2007 DEATH D. James Kennedy, American televangelist (Born 1930)
5th of September 2007 DEATH Nikos Nikolaidis, Greek film director and a writer (Born 1939)
5th of September 2008 DEATH Evan Tanner American mixed martial artist (Born 1971)
5th of September 2010 DEATH Corneille (Guillaume Cornelis van Beverloo), Belgian artist (Born 1922)
5th of September 2010 DEATH Shoya Tomizawa Japanese MotoGP Racer (Born 1990)

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