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January 5th, 2008 (January 05 2008)DeathClinton Grybas, Australian sports commentator (born in 1975)
January 5th, 2007 (January 05 2007)DeathMomofuku Ando, inventor of instant noodles and cup noodles (born in 1910)
January 5th, 2007 (January 05 2007)DeathChih Ree Sun, Chinese-American physicist and poet (born in 1923)
January 5th, 2006 (January 05 2006)DeathLord Merlyn-Rees, British politician (born in 1920)
January 5th, 2005 (January 05 2005)EventEris, the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system, is discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.
January 5th, 2005 (January 05 2005)DeathDanny Sugerman, American music manager (The Doors) (born in 1954)
January 5th, 2004 (January 05 2004)DeathTug McGraw, American baseball player, father of Tim McGraw (born in 1944)
January 5th, 2003 (January 05 2003)DeathMassimo Girotti, Italian film actor (born in 1918)
January 5th, 2003 (January 05 2003)DeathRoy Jenkins, British politician (born in 1920)
January 5th, 2003 (January 05 2003)DeathDoreen Carwithen, British composer, widow of William Alwyn (born in 1922)
January 5th, 2003 (January 05 2003)DeathJean Kerr, American author (born in 1923)
January 5th, 2001 (January 05 2001)DeathNancy Parsons, American actress (born in 1942)
January 5th, 1998 (January 05 1998)DeathSonny Bono, American entertainer and politician (born in 1935) Bono Quotes
January 5th, 1998 (January 05 1998)DeathKen Forssi, American musician (Love) (born in 1943)
January 5th, 1997 (January 05 1997)DeathBurton Lane, American composer and lyricist (born in 1912)
January 5th, 1997 (January 05 1997)DeathAndre Franquin, Belgian cartoonist (Gaston Lagaffe) (born in 1924)
January 5th, 1996 (January 05 1996)EventHamas operative Yahya Ayyash is killed by an Israeli-planted booby-trapped cell phone.
January 5th, 1996 (January 05 1996)BirthMax Baldry, English actor
January 5th, 1996 (January 05 1996)DeathLincoln Kirstein, American writer, impresario, art connoisseur (born in 1907)
January 5th, 1996 (January 05 1996)DeathYahya Ayyash, Palestinian terrorist (born in 1966)
January 5th, 1994 (January 05 1994)DeathBrian Johnston, English cricket commentator (born in 1912)
January 5th, 1994 (January 05 1994)DeathTip O Neill, American politician (born in 1912)
January 5th, 1993 (January 05 1993)EventThe oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil.
January 5th, 1993 (January 05 1993)EventWashington state executes Westley Allan Dodd by hanging (the first legal hanging in America since 1965).
January 5th, 1991 (January 05 1991)DeathVasko Popa, Yugoslav poet (born in 1922)
January 5th, 1990 (January 05 1990)DeathArthur Kennedy, American actor (born in 1914)
January 5th, 1988 (January 05 1988)DeathPete Maravich, American basketball player (born in 1947)
January 5th, 1987 (January 05 1987)BirthKristin Cavallari, American actress
January 5th, 1987 (January 05 1987)DeathHerman Smith-Johannsen, Norwegian-born Canadian cross-country skier (born in 1875)
January 5th, 1986 (January 05 1986)BirthDeepika Padukone, Indian model and actress
January 5th, 1986 (January 05 1986)BirthTeppei Koike, Japanese actor and singer
January 5th, 1985 (January 05 1985)BirthMichael Cuccione, Canadian actor (died in 2001)
January 5th, 1985 (January 05 1985)BirthYoon So-Yi, South Korean actress
January 5th, 1985 (January 05 1985)DeathRobert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (born in 1906
January 5th, 1984 (January 05 1984)BirthAmanda Hearst, American heiress
January 5th, 1982 (January 05 1982)BirthJanica Kostelic, Croatian skier
January 5th, 1982 (January 05 1982)DeathSir Edmund Herring, Australian military commander, Lieutenant Governor of Victoria (born in 1892)
January 5th, 1982 (January 05 1982)DeathHans Conried, American actor (born in 1917)
January 5th, 1982 (January 05 1982)DeathHarvey Lembeck, American actor (born in 1923)
January 5th, 1981 (January 05 1981)BirthCorey Flynn, New Zealand rugby union footballer
January 5th, 1981 (January 05 1981)BirthBrooklyn Sudano, American actress
January 5th, 1981 (January 05 1981)DeathHarold C. Urey, American chemist, Nobel laureate (born in 1893)
January 5th, 1981 (January 05 1981)DeathLanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher (born in 1901) Philo Quotes
January 5th, 1980 (January 05 1980)BirthBennie Joppru, National Football League tight end
January 5th, 1979 (January 05 1979)BirthKyle Calder, Canadian ice hockey player
January 5th, 1979 (January 05 1979)BirthRonnie O Brien, Irish footballer
January 5th, 1979 (January 05 1979)DeathCharles Mingus, American musician (born in 1922)
January 5th, 1978 (January 05 1978)BirthJanuary Jones, American actress
January 5th, 1978 (January 05 1978)BirthFranck Montagny, French Formula One driver
January 5th, 1978 (January 05 1978)BirthSabrina Harman, former US Army reservist, associated with Abu Ghraib
January 5th, 1976 (January 05 1976)EventCambodia is renamed Democratic Kampuchea by the Khmer Rouge.
January 5th, 1976 (January 05 1976)BirthDiego Tristan, Spanish footballer
January 5th, 1976 (January 05 1976)BirthMatt Wachter, American bassist (30 Seconds to Mars)
January 5th, 1976 (January 05 1976)DeathJohn A. Costello, Taoiseach of Ireland (born in 1891)
January 5th, 1976 (January 05 1976)DeathMal Evans, Beatles "roadie" (born in 1935) Evans Quotes
January 5th, 1975 (January 05 1975)EventThe Tasman Bridge in Tasmania, Australia, is struck by the bulk ore carrier Lake Illawarra, killing twelve people.
January 5th, 1975 (January 05 1975)BirthKylie Bax, New Zealand model
January 5th, 1975 (January 05 1975)BirthBradley Cooper, American actor
January 5th, 1975 (January 05 1975)BirthWarrick Dunn, American football player
January 5th, 1975 (January 05 1975)BirthMike Grier, American ice hockey player
January 5th, 1974 (January 05 1974)EventAn earthquake in Lima, Peru, kills six people, and damages hundreds of houses.
January 5th, 1974 (January 05 1974)DeathLev Oborin, Russian pianist (born in 1907)
January 5th, 1973 (January 05 1973)BirthPhil Joel, Australian bassist (Newsboys)
January 5th, 1972 (January 05 1972)EventU.S. President Richard Nixon orders the development of a space shuttle program.
January 5th, 1972 (January 05 1972)BirthSakis Rouvas, Greek singer Saki Quotes
January 5th, 1971 (January 05 1971)BirthMayuko Takata, Japanese actress
January 5th, 1971 (January 05 1971)DeathDouglas Shearer, Canadian film engineer (born in 1899)
January 5th, 1970 (January 05 1970)BirthRick Campanelli, Canadian TV presenter
January 5th, 1970 (January 05 1970)DeathMax Born, German physicist, Nobel laureate (born in 1882)
January 5th, 1970 (January 05 1970)DeathCyril Fagan, Irish astrologer (born in 1896)
January 5th, 1970 (January 05 1970)DeathRoberto Gerhard, Catalan composer (born in 1896)
January 5th, 1969 (January 05 1969)BirthMarilyn Manson, American singerMarilyn Manson Quotes
January 5th, 1969 (January 05 1969)BirthPaul McGillion, Scottish actor
January 5th, 1968 (January 05 1968)EventAlexander Dubcek comes to power: "Prague Spring" begins in Czechoslovakia.
January 5th, 1968 (January 05 1968)BirthDJ Bobo, Swiss singer
January 5th, 1968 (January 05 1968)BirthRicky Paull Goldin, American actor
January 5th, 1968 (January 05 1968)BirthAndrew Golota, Polish boxer
January 5th, 1968 (January 05 1968)BirthCarrie Ann Inaba, American dancer and choreographer
January 5th, 1968 (January 05 1968)BirthJoe Juneau, Canadian ice hockey player
January 5th, 1967 (January 05 1967)BirthJoe Flanigan, American actor
January 5th, 1966 (January 05 1966)BirthKate Schellenbach, American drummer (Luscious Jackson)
January 5th, 1965 (January 05 1965)BirthVinnie Jones, English-born Welsh footballer and actor
January 5th, 1964 (January 05 1964)BirthGrant Young, American drummer (Soul Asylum)
January 5th, 1963 (January 05 1963)BirthJeff Fassero, American baseball player
January 5th, 1963 (January 05 1963)DeathRogers Hornsby, American baseball player (born in 1896)
January 5th, 1962 (January 05 1962)EventA replica of the miraculous statue, the Holy Infant of Good Health, is presented to Blessed Pope John XXIII.
January 5th, 1962 (January 05 1962)BirthSuzy Amis, American actress
January 5th, 1962 (January 05 1962)BirthPerry Fenwick, English actor
January 5th, 1962 (January 05 1962)BirthDanny Jackson, American baseball player
January 5th, 1960 (January 05 1960)BirthSteve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)
January 5th, 1960 (January 05 1960)BirthGlenn Stromberg, Swedish footballer
January 5th, 1960 (January 05 1960)BirthPhil Thornalley, English bass guitarist (The Cure)
January 5th, 1959 (January 05 1959)BirthClancy Brown, American actor
January 5th, 1957 (January 05 1957)BirthKevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer
January 5th, 1956 (January 05 1956)BirthChen Kenichi, Japanese-born chef
January 5th, 1956 (January 05 1956)DeathMistinguett, French singer (born in 1875)
January 5th, 1954 (January 05 1954)BirthAlex English, American basketball player
January 5th, 1954 (January 05 1954)DeathRabbit Maranville, American baseball player (born in 1891)
January 5th, 1953 (January 05 1953)BirthSteve Archer, American singer (The Archers)
January 5th, 1953 (January 05 1953)BirthPamela Sue Martin, American actress
January 5th, 1953 (January 05 1953)BirthGeorge Tenet, American CIA director
January 5th, 1952 (January 05 1952)DeathVictor Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow, Viceroy of India (born in 1887)
January 5th, 1951 (January 05 1951)BirthSteve Arnold, English footballer
January 5th, 1951 (January 05 1951)DeathAndrei Platonov, Russian writer (born in 1899) Plato Quotes
January 5th, 1950 (January 05 1950)BirthIoan Petru Culianu, Romanian-born professor (died in 1991)
January 5th, 1950 (January 05 1950)BirthJohn Manley, Canadian politician
January 5th, 1950 (January 05 1950)BirthCharlie Richmond, Canadian entrepreneur
January 5th, 1950 (January 05 1950)BirthChris Stein, American guitarist (Blondie)
January 5th, 1949 (January 05 1949)BirthGeorge Brown, American drummer (Kool & The Gang)
January 5th, 1948 (January 05 1948)BirthTed Lange, American actor
January 5th, 1947 (January 05 1947)BirthMercury Morris, American football player
January 5th, 1946 (January 05 1946)BirthDiane Keaton, American actress
January 5th, 1946 (January 05 1946)DeathKitty Cheatham, American singer (born in 1864)
January 5th, 1945 (January 05 1945)EventThe Soviet Union recognizes the new pro-Soviet government of Poland.
January 5th, 1945 (January 05 1945)BirthChuck McKinley, U.S. tennis player (died in 1986)Chuck D Quotes
January 5th, 1945 (January 05 1945)BirthRoger Spottiswoode, Canadian-born film director
January 5th, 1944 (January 05 1944)EventThe Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.
January 5th, 1943 (January 05 1943)BirthJustice Mary Gaudron, first female judge of the High Court of Australia
January 5th, 1943 (January 05 1943)DeathGeorge Washington Carver, American educator (born in 1864)George Washington Quotes
January 5th, 1942 (January 05 1942)BirthJan Leeming, English television presenter and newsreader
January 5th, 1942 (January 05 1942)BirthTerenci Moix, Spanish writer (died in 2003)
January 5th, 1942 (January 05 1942)BirthMaurizio Pollini, Italian pianist
January 5th, 1942 (January 05 1942)BirthCharlie Rose, American talk show host
January 5th, 1941 (January 05 1941)BirthHayao Miyazaki, Japanese film maker
January 5th, 1941 (January 05 1941)BirthMansur Ali Khan Pataudi, Indian cricketer
January 5th, 1941 (January 05 1941)DeathAmy Johnson, English aviator (born in 1903)
January 5th, 1940 (January 05 1940)EventFM radio is demonstrated to the FCC for the first time.
January 5th, 1940 (January 05 1940)BirthMichael O Donoghue, American writer (died in 1994)
January 5th, 1940 (January 05 1940)BirthYuri Ershov, Russian mathematician
January 5th, 1940 (January 05 1940)BirthAthol Guy, Australian singer, member of The Seekers
January 5th, 1940 (January 05 1940)BirthGeneral Sir Michael Rose, UK military officer, prominent in Bosnia
January 5th, 1940 (January 05 1940)DeathHumbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (born in 1885)Humbert Wolfe Quotes
January 5th, 1939 (January 05 1939)DeathAmelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (born in 1897)
January 5th, 1938 (January 05 1938)BirthKing Juan Carlos I of Spain
January 5th, 1938 (January 05 1938)BirthJim Otto, American football player
January 5th, 1938 (January 05 1938)BirthNgugi wa Thiong o, Kenyan writer
January 5th, 1937 (January 05 1937)DeathMarie Booth, child of William and Catherine Booth (born in 1864)William Booth Quotes
January 5th, 1936 (January 05 1936)BirthFlorence King, American humorist
January 5th, 1934 (January 05 1934)BirthWilliam Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (died in 1971)
January 5th, 1933 (January 05 1933)EventConstruction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
January 5th, 1933 (January 05 1933)DeathCalvin Coolidge, 30th President of the United States (born in 1872)Calvin Coolidge Quotes
January 5th, 1932 (January 05 1932)BirthRaisa Gorbacheva, wife of Mikhail Gorbachev (died in 1999)
January 5th, 1932 (January 05 1932)BirthUmberto Eco, Italian writerUmberto Eco Quotes
January 5th, 1932 (January 05 1932)BirthChuck Noll, American football coach
January 5th, 1931 (January 05 1931)BirthAlvin Ailey, American choreographer (died in 1989)
January 5th, 1931 (January 05 1931)BirthAlfred Brendel, Austrian pianist
January 5th, 1931 (January 05 1931)BirthJoan Coxsedge, Australian politician
January 5th, 1931 (January 05 1931)BirthRobert Duvall, American actor
January 5th, 1929 (January 05 1929)BirthWilbert Harrison, American singer (died in 1994)
January 5th, 1928 (January 05 1928)BirthZulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Pakistani statesman (died in 1979)
January 5th, 1928 (January 05 1928)BirthWalter Mondale, American politician
January 5th, 1926 (January 05 1926)BirthHosea Williams, American activist (died in 2000)
January 5th, 1926 (January 05 1926)BirthWilliam De Witt Snodgrass, American poet
January 5th, 1925 (January 05 1925)EventNellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes the first female governor in the United States.
January 5th, 1924 (January 05 1924)BirthDr Gilbert Bogle, Australian scientist who died in the Bogle-Chandler case (1963)
January 5th, 1923 (January 05 1923)BirthSam Phillips, American music producer (died in 2003)
January 5th, 1922 (January 05 1922)BirthAdmiral Sir Anthony Synnot, Chief of the Australian Defence Force (died in 2001)
January 5th, 1922 (January 05 1922)DeathErnest Shackleton, Irish explorer (born in 1874)
January 5th, 1921 (January 05 1921)BirthFriedrich Durrenmatt, Swiss writer (died in 1990)
January 5th, 1921 (January 05 1921)BirthJean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
January 5th, 1920 (January 05 1920)BirthArturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Italian pianist (died in 1995)
January 5th, 1919 (January 05 1919)BirthSeverino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (died in 1992)
January 5th, 1918 (January 05 1918)EventThe Free Committee for a German Workers Peace, which would become the Nazi party, is founded.
January 5th, 1917 (January 05 1917)BirthWieland Wagner, German stage director (died in 1966)
January 5th, 1917 (January 05 1917)BirthJane Wyman, American actress (died in 2007)
January 5th, 1917 (January 05 1917)BirthFrancis L. Kellogg, U.S. diplomat and prominent socialite (died in 2006)
January 5th, 1915 (January 05 1915)BirthArthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer (died in 2004)
January 5th, 1914 (January 05 1914)EventThe Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a day s labor.
January 5th, 1914 (January 05 1914)BirthNicolas de Stael, French-Russian painter (died in 1955)
January 5th, 1914 (January 05 1914)BirthGeorge Reeves, American actor (died in 1959)
January 5th, 1913 (January 05 1913)EventFirst Balkan War: During the Naval Battle of Lemnos, Greek admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis forces the Turkish fleet to retreat to its base within the Dardanelles, from which it did not venture for the rest of the war.
January 5th, 1912 (January 05 1912)EventThe Prague Party Conference takes place.
January 5th, 1911 (January 05 1911)BirthJean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (died in 2001)
January 5th, 1910 (January 05 1910)BirthJack Lovelock, New Zealand athlete (died in 1949)
January 5th, 1910 (January 05 1910)BirthHugh Brannum, American actor (died in 1987)
January 5th, 1910 (January 05 1910)DeathLeon Walras, French economist (born in 1834)
January 5th, 1909 (January 05 1909)EventColombia recognizes the independence of Panama.
January 5th, 1909 (January 05 1909)BirthStephen Kleene, American mathematician (died in 1994)
January 5th, 1909 (January 05 1909)BirthLucienne Bloch, Swiss-U.S. sculptor, muralist, photographer (died in 1995)
January 5th, 1908 (January 05 1908)BirthGeorge Dolenz, American actor (died in 1963)
January 5th, 1906 (January 05 1906)BirthKathleen Kenyon, English archaeologist (died in 1978)
January 5th, 1904 (January 05 1904)BirthErica Morini, Austrian violinist (died in 1995)
January 5th, 1904 (January 05 1904)BirthJeane Dixon, American astrologer (died in 1997)
January 5th, 1904 (January 05 1904)DeathKarl Alfred von Zittel, German palaeontologist (born in 1839)
January 5th, 1903 (January 05 1903)BirthHarold Gatty, Australian aviator, navigator with Wiley Post (died in 1957)
January 5th, 1902 (January 05 1902)BirthStella Gibbons, English novelist (died in 1989)
January 5th, 1900 (January 05 1900)EventIrish leader John Edward Redmond calls for a revolt against British rule.
January 5th, 1900 (January 05 1900)BirthYves Tanguy, French painter (died in 1955)
January 5th, 1896 (January 05 1896)EventAn Austrian newspaper reports that Wilhelm Roentgen has discovered a type of radiation later known as X-rays.
January 5th, 1895 (January 05 1895)EventDreyfus Affair: French officer Alfred Dreyfus is stripped of his rank and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil s Island.
January 5th, 1895 (January 05 1895)BirthElizabeth Cotten, American musician (died in 1987)
January 5th, 1893 (January 05 1893)BirthZoltan Boszormeny, Hungarian Nazi politician (died in unknown)
January 5th, 1893 (January 05 1893)BirthParamahansa Yogananda, Indian guru (died in 1952)
January 5th, 1891 (January 05 1891)DeathEmma Abbott, American soprano (born in 1849)
January 5th, 1888 (January 05 1888)DeathHenri Herz, Austrian pianist (born in 1803)
January 5th, 1885 (January 05 1885)BirthHumbert Wolfe, Italian-British poet (died in 1940)Humbert Wolfe Quotes
January 5th, 1883 (January 05 1883)DeathCharles Tompson, first Australian published poet (born in 1806)
January 5th, 1882 (January 05 1882)BirthHerbert Bayard Swope, U.S. journalist who coined the term "Cold War" (died in 1958)
January 5th, 1880 (January 05 1880)BirthNikolay Medtner, Russian composer (died in 1951)
January 5th, 1879 (January 05 1879)BirthHans Eppinger, Austrian physician (died in 1946)
January 5th, 1876 (January 05 1876)BirthKonrad Adenauer, German statesman (died in 1967)
January 5th, 1874 (January 05 1874)BirthJoseph Erlanger, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (died in 1965)
January 5th, 1871 (January 05 1871)BirthFrederick Converse, U.S. composer (died in 1940)
January 5th, 1865 (January 05 1865)BirthJulio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer (died in 1920)
January 5th, 1864 (January 05 1864)BirthBob Caruthers, American baseball player (died in 1911)
January 5th, 1864 (January 05 1864)BirthBan Johnson, American baseball executive (died in 1931)
January 5th, 1860 (January 05 1860)DeathSaint John Nepomucene Neumann, first American bishop to be canonized (born in 1811)
January 5th, 1858 (January 05 1858)DeathJoseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian field marshal (born in 1766)
January 5th, 1855 (January 05 1855)BirthKing Camp Gillette, American inventor (died in 1932)Eric Gill Quotes
January 5th, 1854 (January 05 1854)EventThe San Francisco steamer sinks, killing 300 people.
January 5th, 1846 (January 05 1846)EventThe United States House of Representatives votes to stop sharing the Oregon Territory with the United Kingdom.
January 5th, 1846 (January 05 1846)BirthRudolf Christoph Eucken, German writer, Nobel laureate (died in 1926)
January 5th, 1846 (January 05 1846)DeathAlfred Thomas Agate, American artist (born in 1812)
January 5th, 1838 (January 05 1838)BirthCamille Jordan, French mathematician (died in 1922)
January 5th, 1834 (January 05 1834)BirthWilliam John Wills, English explorer of Australia, member of the Burke and Wills expedition (died in 1861)
January 5th, 1829 (January 05 1829)BirthSir Roger Tichborne, missing U.K. heir who was the subject of the longest criminal trial in British history (died in c.1854)
January 5th, 1823 (January 05 1823)DeathMajor George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (born in 1764)John Major Quotes
January 5th, 1781 (January 05 1781)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Richmond, Virginia, is burned by British naval forces led by Benedict Arnold.
January 5th, 1779 (January 05 1779)BirthZebulon Pike, American explorer (died in 1813)
January 5th, 1779 (January 05 1779)BirthStephen Decatur, American naval officer (died in 1820)
January 5th, 1771 (January 05 1771)DeathJohn Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (born in 1710)John Russell Quotes
January 5th, 1762 (January 05 1762)BirthConstanze Mozart, wife of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (died in 1842)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quotes
January 5th, 1762 (January 05 1762)DeathEmpress Elizabeth of Russia (born in 1709)
January 5th, 1759 (January 05 1759)EventGeorge Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis.Martha Washington Quotes
January 5th, 1757 (January 05 1757)EventLouis XV of France survives the assassination attempt by Robert-Francois Damiens, the last person to be executed in France by the traditional and gruesome form of capital punishment used for regicides.
January 5th, 1740 (January 05 1740)DeathAntonio Lotti, Italian composer (born in 1667)
January 5th, 1717 (January 05 1717)BirthWilliam Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (died in 1793)
January 5th, 1713 (January 05 1713)DeathJean Chardin, French explorer (born in 1643)
January 5th, 1696 (January 05 1696)BirthGiuseppe Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/painter (died in 1757)
January 5th, 1675 (January 05 1675)EventBattle of Colmar: the French army beats Brandenburg.
January 5th, 1614 (January 05 1614)BirthArchduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (died in 1662)
January 5th, 1592 (January 05 1592)BirthShah Jahan, Mughal Emperor of India (died in 1666)
January 5th, 1589 (January 05 1589)DeathCatherine de Medici, queen of Henry II of France (born in 1519)
January 5th, 1588 (January 05 1588)DeathQi Jiguang, Chinese general (born in 1528)
January 5th, 1587 (January 05 1587)BirthXu Xiake, Chinese geographer (died in 1641)
January 5th, 1554 (January 05 1554)EventA great fire occurs in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
January 5th, 1548 (January 05 1548)BirthFrancisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (died in 1617)
January 5th, 1527 (January 05 1527)EventFelix Manz, a leader of the Anabaptist congregation in Zurich, is executed by drowning.
January 5th, 1527 (January 05 1527)DeathFelix Manz, Swiss leader (executed) (born in 1498)
January 5th, 1524 (January 05 1524)DeathMarko Marulic, Croatian poet (born in 1450)
January 5th, 1500 (January 05 1500)EventDuke Ludovico Sforza conquers Milan.
January 5th, 1477 (January 05 1477)EventBattle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is killed and Burgundy becomes part of France.
January 5th, 1477 (January 05 1477)DeathCharles, Duke of Burgundy (killed in battle) (born in 1433)
January 5th, 1465 (January 05 1465)DeathCharles, Duke of Orleans, French poet (born in 1394)
January 5th, 1448 (January 05 1448)DeathChristopher of Bavaria (born in 1416)
January 5th, 1400 (January 05 1400)DeathJohn Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (born in ca. 1350)
January 5th, 1387 (January 05 1387)DeathKing Peter IV of Aragon (born in 1319)
January 5th, 1209 (January 05 1209)BirthRichard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (died in 1272)
January 5th, 1066 (January 05 1066)EventEdward the Confessor, King of England dies.
January 5th, 1066 (January 05 1066)DeathEdward the Confessor, King of England (born in 1004)
January 5th, 0842 (January 05 0842)DeathAl-Mu tasim, Abbasid caliph (born in 794)

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