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Events of April 5th:
April 5th is the 95th day of the year (96th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 270 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about April 5th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 5th:
1827 Joseph Lister (surgeon, discovered antiseptics)
1856 Booker T. Washington (political leader, educator, author)
1883 Walter Houston (actor)
1900 Spencer Tracy (actor)
1908 Bette Davis (actress)
1909 Albert R. Broccoli (film producer - James Bond films)
1912 John Le Mesurier (actor)
1916 Gregory Peck (actor)
1923 Nguyen Van Thieu ((President of South Vietnam 1965-1975)
1929 Nigel Hawthorne (actor)
1937 Colin Powell (US general, later Secretary of State)
1941 Michael Moriarty (actor)
1946 Jane Asher (actress)
1950 Agnetha Fältskog (singer - ABBA)
1955 Janice Long (broadcaster)
1971 Krista Allen (actress)
1982 Hayley Atwell (actress)
April 5th in History:
1710 Statute of Anne, the first copyright law, is given royal assent in Britain.
1722 Easter Island discovered by Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen
1879 Chile declares war on Peru and Bolivia starting the War of the Pacific.
1904 First international rugby league match (between England and combined Welsh/Scottish team) takes place in Wigan, England.
1951 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg sentenced to death for spying for the USSR.
1955 Winston Churchill resigns as Prime Minster of the UK due to ill health.
April 5th is also:
Arbor Day (South Korea)
People born on April 5th are Aries
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