According to Gregory calendar, January 05 is the day number 5 in a given year. January 05 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 05 January in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1592Mughal emperor Shahabuddin Mohammad Shah Jahan was born in Lahore (now Pakistan).
1659Aurangzegb defeated Shah Shuja in the Battle of Khajwah.
1671Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj captured the Salhar region from the Mughals.
1691The bank of Sweden first issued paper currency in Europe. Earlier in Sweden, coinage used to be square and big size.
1757The German Workers' Party, the forerunner to the Nazi Party, was founded by Anton Drexler.
1781The British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burned Richmond, Virginia.
1809The Treaty of Dardanelle was signed between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Ottoman Empire.
1827The first regatta was held in Australia on the river Derwent in Hobart, Tasmania at the time called the "Land of Van Diemen".
1889Preston North and FC were inaugurated in England when the Football League was declared the winner.
1905Chals Perrin announced the discovery of Jupiter's seventh satellite, Ilara.
1909Colombia accepted the independence of Panama.
1912Vladimir Lenin and the Bolshevik Party split from the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party at a conference in Prague.
1914For the first time, the American company Ford set the example of the minimum wage to the world by setting a limit of five dollars a day for employees.
1914Ford Motor Company announced an eight-hour workday with a daily wage of 5.
1919Ireland's famous sailor Ernest Henry Shackleton died.
1919Nellie Tayloe Ross was inaugurated as Governor of Wyoming, the first woman to serve as governor of a U.S. state.
1925Second World War-Australian and British troops defeated Italian forces in Bardia, Libya, the first battle of the war in which an Australian Army formation took part.
1934The drama film Eight Girls was published in a boat.
1935Walt Disney inaugurated the animated short films The Turtoise and the Hare.
1939The Battle of Vallisil began.
1941Alexander Dub?ek came to power in Czechoslovakia, beginning aperiod of political liberalization known as the Prague Spring that ended with a military intervention by the War saw Pact nations to halt reform.
1955West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
1957The Central Sales Tax Act came into effect.
1968The Tasman Bridge, crossing the Derwent River in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, was struck by the bulk carrier LakeIllawarra, killing seven of the ship's crewmen and five motorists on thebridge.
1970A 7.7-magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale killed 15,000 people in China's Yunnan province.
1975The Troubles: In response to the killings of six Catholics the night before, the South Armagh Republican Action Force killed ten Protestants in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
1976Georgian troops attacked Tskhinvali, the capital of South Ossetia, opening the 1991–92 South Ossetia War.
1981A 35-year-old driver suspected for the serial murders of 13 women over five years was arrested and presented in a court in the Bradford area of ​​eastern Britain.
1981The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the first TV adaptation of Douglas Adams' book, was launched on BBC Two.
1991The United States Embassy to Somalia in Mogadishu was evacuated by helicopter airlift days after violence enveloped Mogadishu during the Somali Civil War.
1991Brian Lara of West Indies completed 277 vs. Australia at cricket SCG.
1993An oil tanker named 'MV Brear', carrying around 85,000 tonnes of crude oil, crashed near Shetland Island after being trapped in a storm.
1993Alexander Popov swum the world record 100m in freestyle (47.82).
1994Hamas operative Yahya Ayyash was assassinated by a bomb-ladencell phone, planted by Israel's Shin Bet.
1996The famous show “Show Boat” closed at Gershurin Theatre New York city.
1997An Ice Storm knocked out electricity in Quebec and Ontario.
2003London police arrested six people in conjunction with analleged terrorist plot to release ricin on the London Underground,although only one was eventually convicted.
2005Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System, was discovered by a team led by Michael E. Brown using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California.
2008Mikheil Saakashvili was decisively re-elected as President of Georgia in 'the first genuinely competitive presidential election' inthe history of the country.
2009National Conference President Omar Abdullah took the oath of office of the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
2010The World Food Program announced as it will suspend operations in Somalia due to increased instability in the region.
2011The 112th US congress has been convened. John Boehner of Ohio who is the representative of Republican Party will assume his new position as speaker of the house.
2011According to Clarence House, Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton, will be married by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
2012US President Barack Obama dramatically cut the defence expenses.
2012William Hague begins a 2 day tour of Myanmar. It is believed that the visit of the UK secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs will be historic.
2014ISRO launches the Geosynchronous satellite launch Vehicle (GSLV-PS). It has been placed 1982 kg. GSAT-14 communication satellite into orbit in 17 min.

Important Historical Events of 05 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
2014The Indian communication satellite GSAT-14 was successfully placed into orbit. GSAT-14 used a cryogenic engine manufactured in India.

Important Days of 05 January National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
Guru Gobind Singh JayantiNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 05 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1592Shah Jahan / Ruler / India
1932C Rangarajan / Economist / India
1932Chakravarthi Rangarajan / Economist / India
1932Kalyan Singh / Politician / India
1934Manohar Joshi / Politician / India
1940Mubarak Begum / Singer / India
1941Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi / Cricketer / India
1948Parthasarathy Sharma / Player / India
1955Mamata Banerjee / Politician / India
1973Uday Chopra / Actor / India
1986Deepika Padukone / Actress / India

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