What Happened On 5th October 1974 In History

October 5th (1974) was a Saturday. It's the 278th day of the year (279th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 87 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 5th October, 1974

  • » Guildford pub bombings: bombs planted by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill four British soldiers and one civilian.

Famous Birthdays on October 5 in 1974

  • » Rich Franklin, American mixed martial artist
  • » Heather Headley, Trinidadian-American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • » Colin Meloy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Decemberists, Tarkio (band) or Tarkio, and Happy Cactus)
  • » Anousjka van Exel, Dutch tennis player
  • » Alex Walkinshaw, English actor

October 5th Holidays in History

  • » Armed Forces Day Indonesia called Armed Forces Day (Indonesia)
  • » Christian feast day:
  • » Faustina Kowalska
  • » Francis Xavier Seelos named Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » Bartolo Longo known as Blessed Bartolo Longo
  • » Thraseas
  • » Hor and Susia (Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria called Coptic Church)
  • » Saint Placidus e.g Placid and Saint Maurus e.g Maurus
  • » Placidus (martyr)
  • » October 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Constitution Day (Vanuatu)
  • » International Day of No Prostitution (International observance named International)
  • » One of the three Lapis manalis named Mundus patet (Roman Empire)
  • » Republic Day (Portugal)

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World History for the 5th October