On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Guy Fawkes is caught in attempted coup by British Catholics to kill the king and blow up Parliament.
Willa Cather begins writing for the Nebraska State Journal.
Chess phenom Bobby Fischer returns to the game after nearly 20 years to defeat rival Boris Spassky.
Gary Ridgway, the "Green River Killer," pleads guilty to murdering 48 women in Washington state.
Born on This Day
Born: November 5, 1913
Birthplace: Darjeeling, India
Occupation: Film Actress
1960 | 52 years old
1943 | 69 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
Born: November 5, 1941
Age: 71 years old
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
1931 | 76 years old
1963 | 49 years old
Film Actress, Television Actress
Died on This Day
Died: November 5, 1989
Age: 86 years old
Place: New York, New York , United States
1956 | 47 years old
1991 | 83 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor
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