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November 5th

November 5th is the 309th day of the year (310th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 56 days remaining until the end of the year.

The night of November 5th is celebrated with fireworks in the UK and many other countries, as "Guy Fawkes Night" or "Bonfire Night".

On this page, we have placed information about November 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 November 5th

1892 J. B. S. Haldane (geneticist)

1906 Fred Lawrence Whipple (astronomer)

1910 General Sir John Hackett (soldier, author)

1911 Roy Rogers (actor)

1913 Vivian Leigh (actress)

1931 Ike Turner (singer, guitarist, music producer)

1935 Lester Piggott (jockey)

1940 Elke Sommer (actress)

1941 Art Garfunkel (singer, musician, actor)

1958 Robert Patrick (actor)

1959 Bryan Adams (singer)

Bryan Adams

1960 Tilda Swinton (actress)

1963 Tatum O'Neal (actress)

1965 Famke Janssen (actress)

1968 Sam Rockwell (actor)

1974 Ryan Adams (musician)

November 5th in History

1605 The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the English parliament is thwarted.

1831 Nat Turner, the leader of a slave rebellion in Arlington, Virginia, is sentenced to death.

1854 British and French defeat the Imperial Russian Army at the Battle of Inkerman in the Crimean War.

1872 Susan B. Anthony illegally votes and is subsequently fined $100.

Susan B. Anthony

1895 George B. Selden is granted the first US patent on the automobile.

1935 Parker Brothers release the board game Monopoly.

2006 Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death.

Saddam Hussein

2007 China's first lunar satellite, Chang'e 1, goes into orbit around the moon.

2013 India launches its Mangalyaan, Mars Orbiter Mission, spacecraft.


November 5th is also

Guy Fawkes Night (UK) - Celebrates the failure of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot to blow-up the English Parliament. Celebrated in the UK and some other countries.

Guy Fawkes Night


People born on November 5th are Scorpio


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