According to Gregory calendar, on May 05, the day number in a year is 126 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 127. May 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 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1700William Penn's advocacy of emancipation began at monthly meetings for blacks.
1705Joseph I. Roman emperor succeeded because of his father.
1764Smolny Institute was established in St. Petersburg for Noble Girls.
1789In France, the Estates-General met for the first time in 175 years.
1809Mary Dixon Kiece became the first American woman to receive a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
1809Mary Kiss is the first American woman to be awarded a patent for the technique of weaving straw hats with silk and thread).
1821French military officer and political leader Napoleon Bonaparte said goodbye to the world.
1821Emperor Napoleon died on St Helena due to stomach cancer.
1835Bryulio Carrillo was sworn in as head of state of Costa Rica.
1847The Architectural Association School of Architecture was established in London.
1860Under the leadership of Italian General Guseppe Garibaldi, a voluntary campaign of a thousand flagged off a campaign to win the two Sicili empire from Jenoa.
1864Lt Gen Ulices S. of the American Citizen War-Union in Virginia. Grant's overland campaign began with a forest battle at Sportselton County.
1891Carnegie Hall (Internal Figure) of New York City, produced by bifylthropist Andrew Carnegie, was officially opened with the concert by Russian musician Pyotra Ilych Tachikovski.
1902The Commonwealth Public Service Act became Australia's public service.
1904Boston Americans' Pitcher Sai Young threw the first game in the modern era of professional baseball.
1912Bolshevik newspaper Pravida was first published in St. Petersburg, Russia.
1925African was established on 5 May 1925 as an official language in South Africa. Dutch and English were the first official language in South Africa during previous years from 1910 to 1925.
1932Japan and China signed peace agreements.
1932The incident of 28 January or the first Shanghai event was a conflict between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan in 1932, which was stopped from the Shanghai ceasefire agreement signed by the two countries on 5 May.
1936Italian troops captured Addis Ababa.
1936Second Italo-Eti-Ithyon War-Italian soldiers captured Adisaba, Ethiopia unopposed.
1938Francisco Franco's government was recognized in the Vatican city of Spain.
1940In the Second World War Heggft, a team of 250 Norwegian volunteers finally surrendered to a very better Nazi army after a 25-day siege.
1949The Council of Europe was incorporated by the Treaty of London on 5 May 1949 including Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and United Kingdom. The organization is an independent institution to promote cooperation among European countries.
1961Commander Allen Shepard landed in the Atlantic Ocean from his spacecraft.
1961Project Mercury-Aboard The American Spacecraft Freedom 7, Alansepard created a sub-sequence flight, which became the second person at the exterior location.
1975Bush Gardens Williamsburg Theme Park opened in Virginia.
1980Six days after the British Special Air Service was seized by the Iranian Arab separatists, the Iranian embassy attacked.
1981After thirty -six days without food, the Irish Republic Bobby Sandsdide faced starvation in HM Prison Labbalaia.
1991Riots erupted in Washington, DC, a miscreant policeman shot a man from Salvador in the chest.
1994In the local elections in Britain, the Labor Party defeated the Conservative Party.
1994American teenager Michael P. FE was imprisoned in the fortification and barbarity of Singapore, a punishment that is considered by the United States as a non -violent crime for a teenager.
2000The planets Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus and Saturn appeared on May 5, 2000 in combination with the Sun, Moon and Earth, a rare event in astronomical history that took place 6,000 years ago.
2005Labor Party leader Tony Blair became the Prime Minister of Britain for the third time.
2005Tony Blair's Labor Party won re-election in the UK general elections for a third consecutive term.
2007Kenya Airways Flight 507 crashed on 5 May 2007 after taking off from Doula International Airport due to pilot error, in which no one, including the crew members, survived.
2008The death of New Zealand scientist Colin Mardoch, the inventor of the disposal syringes.
2010Indira Gandhi National Open University, IGNOU announced waiving the fees of sex workers and their dependents in all courses.
2010A series of demonstrations began in Athens and general attacks in response to penance measures imposed by the government as a result of debt crisis.
2012The floods in Nepal killed 17 people and left 47 missing.
2012Japan closed the Tomari -3 atomic reactor, the last of the 54 atomic reactors operated on 5 May 2012. This was the first time since 1970 that Japan had no nuclear derivative electricity. The decision to close Japan's atomic reactors was the result of risk associated with reactors due to strong seismic activities in Japan.
553The second Council of Constantinopal, considered by many Christian churches, has been the fifth Christian Economical Council, began to discuss topics of nesteriahism and originism.

Important Historical Events of 05 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1930Mahatma Gandhi was arrested on 5 May and was imprisoned from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi without his Dandi March trial, where he broke the salt laws of the British Empire. A large number of Indians joined him for the first time and more than 1,00,000 people were imprisoned before the end of the year.
1944Mahatma Gandhi was released after 2 years on 5 May 1944 due to deteriorating health. He was arrested on 9 August 1942 by the British Authority to refuse to support war efforts in India during World War II.
1949The Jharkhand Party was established in India at a conference in Ranchi.
1955The Indian Parliament accepted the introduction of divorce in the Hindu Marriage Act on 5 May 1955, which was implemented on 18 May. The separation of the married couple was not already present in the Hindu Sastric law.
1992The surface -to -surface ballistic missile Prithvi was launched on 5 May 1992, developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization in India. Earth I, Earth II, Earth III and bow are the subsequent development versions of the first.

Important Days of 05 May National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
World Portuguese Language Day [UNESCO]International Day
World Hand Hygiene DayInternational Day
International Day of the MidwifeInternational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 05 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1916Gyani Zail Singh / Politician / India
1479Guru Amar Das / Religious Leader / India
1911Pritilata Waddedar / Activist / India
1916Giani Zail Singh / Politician / India
1916Gyani Zail Singh / Politician / India
1916Zail Singh / Politician / India
1937Hoshiyar Singh / Soldier / India
1960Aruna Sethi / Civil Servant / India
1989Rai Laxmi / Actress / India
1994Manohar Lal Khattar / Politician / India

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