May 5 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2008 American physicist Hugh Bradner died. Death day
2007 Kenya Airways Flight 507 aircraft incident at Douala, Cameroon, killed 114 people. Man-Made Disaster
2007 American engineer Theodore Maiman died. Death day
1998 Peruvian Air Force (FAP-351) aircraft incident at Andoas, Peru, killed 75 people. Man-Made Disaster
1995 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Mikhail Botvinnik died. Death day
1993 Golfer from United States, Dick Metz died. Death day
1988 English singer and songwriter Adele Adkins was born. Birthday
1988 English singer and songwriter Adele was born. Birthday
1987 Chess grandmaster from Ukraine, Volodymyr Eryomenko was born. Birthday
1985 American basketball player P. J. Tucker was born. Birthday
1985 Chess grandmaster from Georgia, Konstantine Shanava was born. Birthday
1983 Golfer from United States, Olin Dutra died. Death day
1977 Romanian engineer Aurel Persu died. Death day
1972 Alitalia Flight 112 aircraft incident at Cinisi, Sicily, Italy, killed 115 people. Man-Made Disaster
1970 Chess grandmaster from Georgia, Lasha Janjgava was born. Birthday
1966 Russian skier Lyubov Yegorova was born. Birthday
1965 Astronaut from China, Fei Junlong was born. Birthday
1960 Astronaut from United States, Douglas Wheelock was born. Birthday
1959 Argentine politician Carlos Saavedra Lamas died. Death day
1953 German engineer Dieter Zetsche was born. Birthday
1951 Golfer from United States, Leo Diegel died. Death day
1944 Chess grandmaster from United States, Roman Dzindzichashvili was born. Birthday
1941 Astronaut from Soviet Union, Anatoly Levchenko was born. Birthday
1921 Austrian Jewish pacifist Alfred Hermann Fried died. Death day
1921 American physicist Arthur Leonard Schawlow was born. Birthday
1921 English inventor William Friese-Greene died. Death day
1919 Greek politician Georgios Papadopoulos was born. Birthday
1916 Indian politician Zail Singh was born. Birthday
1912 The opening ceremony of Games of the V Olympiad, or 1912 Summer olympics was held in Stockholm.
1911 Chess grandmaster from Hungary, Andor Lilienthal was born. Birthday
1884 American sports shooter Carl Osburn was born. Birthday
1854 Russian inventor Nikolay Slavyanov was born. Birthday
1846 Polish journalist and novelist Henryk Sienkiewicz was born. Birthday
1785 French inventor Charles Xavier Thomas de Colmar was born. Birthday
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