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Events of September 5th:
September 5th is the 248th day of the year (249th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 117 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about September 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 September 5th:
1638 Louis XIV (French King 1643-1715 - "The Sun King")
1846 Jack Daniel (businessman - founded Jack Daniel's)
1847 Jesse James (outlaw)
1912 John Cage (composer)
1939 George Lazenby (actor, model)
1940 Raquel Welch (actress)
1946 Loudon Wainwright III (singer, humorist, actor)
1946 Freddie Mercury (singer - Queen)
1951 Michael Keaton (actor)
1965 Chris Morris (satirist, comedian, actor)
1969 Dweezil Zappa (singer, guitarist, actor)
1973 Rose McGowan (actress)
September 5th in History:
1666 Great Fire of London ends.
1698 Tsar Peter the Great of Russia places a tax on beards except those belonging to peasants or members of the clergy.
1836 Sam Houston elected the first President of the Republic of Texas.
1882 The first Labor Day parade in the US is held in New York City.
1960 Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali) wins the Olympic gold medal in light-heavyweight boxing.
1961 The first conference of Non-Aligned Countries is held in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
1972 Black September terrorists take 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. 2 athletes are killed in the initial attack, and 9 die the following day.
1977 Voyager I space probe launched.
1978 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat begin peace talks at Camp David, Maryland.
September 5th is also:
Teacher's Day (India)
People born on September 5th are Virgo
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