September 05 in History – What happened on 05 September in Past

05 September - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on September 05, the day number in a year is 248 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 249. September 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.

September 05 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
917Liu Yan declared himself emperor, establishing the Southern Hanstate in southern China, at his capital of Panyu.
166613,200 houses were damaged and eighty people died in the fierce fire in the London city of England.
1697War of the Grand Alliance-A French warship captured YorkFactory, a trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company in present-day Manitoba, Canada.
1750The decree issued in Paderborn Prussia allowed an annual search of all Jewish homes for theft or "suspected " goods.
1774In response to the British Parliament enacting the IntolerableActs, representatives from twelve of Britain's North American coloniesconvened the First Continental Congress at Carpenters' Hall inPhiladelphia.
1774The First Continental Congress united in Philadelphia.
1781American Revolutionary War-French naval forces handed Britaina major strategic defeat in the Battle of the Chesapeake.
1793French Revolution-The National Convention began the Reign ofTerror, a ten-month period of systematic repression and mass executionsby guillotine of perceived enemies within the country.
1816Louis XVIII tried to dissolve the Chamber ("the rarest Chamber").
1836Famous American politician Sam Houston was appointed the new President of the Republic of Texas.
1836Sam Houston has been elected as the first President of the Republic of Texas.
1838Central Museum opened in Utrecht Netherlands.
1839The first opium war between China and Britain began in East China as trade disputes reached its climax.
1839The first opium war started in China.
1877Oglala Lakota war leader Crazy Horse was fatally wounded aftersurrendering while allegedly resisting imprisonment at Camp Robinson inpresent-day Nebraska.
1882The first United States Labor Day Parade was held in New York City.
1885The first gasoline pump was installed in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
1887186 people died in a fire at the Theater Royal Exeter in England.
1888The second President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born into a Brahmin family in the small village of Tirumani in Tamil Nadu.
1912Fifteen Christians were massacred by the Turks at Hemmel, near the town of Scootery.
1914World War I-The First Battle of the Marne began with French forces engaging the advancing German army at the Marne River near Paris.
1914The London Treaty was signed by 5 countries of the world, Great Britain, France, Belgium and Russia.
1920The presidential election began in Mexico.
1927Walt Disney's and Ub Iwerks' first popular character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit made its debut in the animated cartoon Trolley Troubles.
1945Cold War-Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko defected to Canada with over 100 documents on Soviet espionage activities and sleeperagents.
1948Robert Suman became Prime Minister of France.
1960American boxer Cassius Clay, popularly known as Muhammad Ali, won the light heavyweight gold medal at the Olympics.
1962Teachers' Day is celebrated every year on 5 September. Teachers' Day is celebrated across India on September 5 to pay their respects to the teachers on the occasion of the birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the former President of India.
1969The first automated teller machine was installed at the Rockville Center in New York City, USA.
1973The fourth NAM Summit began in Algiers, Algeria.
1975The London Hilton Hotel at Park Lane has been bombed by IRA terrorists. Two fatalities have been reported, with as much as two injured. The bomb had been planted in the hotel lobby, and the coded warning did not provide enough time for evacuation.
1975Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme, a devotee of Charles Manson, attempted to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.
1977NASA launched the robotic space probe Voyager 1, currently the farthest spacecraft from Earth.
1980The St. Gotthard Tunnel opened inSwitzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 24.51 km (15.3miles) stretching from Goschenen to Airolo.
1986Neerja Bhanot, who lost her life while assisting and protecting passengers in a hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 from Mumbai to New York, died in Karachi.
1991The first black ex-president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, was elected president of the African National Congress.
1997Much vaunted Catholic nun, Mother Teresa, who devoted her later years to the uplift of the indigent, has passed away; she was 87.
1997Founder of Missionary of Charity and Nobel Prize winner Mother Teresa died in Kolkata.
1997The Beni Messaus massacre in Algeria killed more than 87 people.
2003Toyota has acquired Chrysler to become the third best selling car company in America with a market share of 12%. It is, however, quite behind Ford which controls 19% of the market and even further behind General Motors which has a staggering 27% market share, making them the market leaders.
2005Mandala Airlines plane 091 crashed in a residential area in Sumatra in Indonesia, killing 104 people in addition to 39 people in the residential area.
2006One of the four existing Aerocars (flying cars) is put up for sale for US$3.5 million.
2007Apple Inc. has launched its latest offering, the iTouch – a sort of a cross between an iPhone and an iPod.
2010A group of Danish rocketeers postpone the launch of their rocket as a valve was found jammed.
2011The government of Pakistan has announced the arrest of senior Al-Qaeda chief Younis al-Mauritani.
2011The POTUS Barack Obama has launched his campaign for reelection with an appearance at the AFL-CIO Labor Day parade in Detroit.
2013Microsoft Corporation has won a much observed lawsuit, after a federal judge found that Motorola had breached its patent licensing agreements with the former.
2014The death of Moktar Ali Zubeyr, head of terrorist outfit al-Shabaab in an airstrike on 1st September, has been confirmed by the Pentagon.
2014According to an estimate by the World Health Organization (WHO), 1900 out of 3,500 people infected with the Ebella virus died in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone.



Famous Birthdays of September 05:

YearName / Profession / Country
1980Franco Costanzo / Footballer / Argentina
1694František Václav Míča / Composer / Czech Republic
1981Filippo Volandri / Tennis Player / Italy
1910Phiroze Palia / Cricketer / India
1938John Ferguson / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1964Ken Norman / Basketball Player / United States of America
1929Andriyan Nikolayev / Pilot / Russia
1939Claudette Colvin / Activist / United States of America
1847Jesse James / Outlaw / United States of America
1899Helen Creighton / Author / Canada
1978Chris Jack / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1897Arthur Nielsen / Market Analyst / United States of America
1923David Hamer / Politician / Australia
1876Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb / Field Marshal / Germany
1912Frank Thomas / Actor / United States of America
1942Werner Herzog / Actor / Germany
1888Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan / Politician / India
1920Fons Rademakers / Actor / Netherlands
1883Otto Erich Deutsch / Musicologist / Austria
1927Paul Volcker / Academic / United States of America
1953Murray Mexted / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1979Salvatore Mastronunzio / Footballer / Italy
1957Rudi Gores / Footballer / Germany
1970Gilbert Remulla / Politician / Philippines
1995Szabina Szlavikovics / Tennis Player / Hungary
1867Amy Beach / Composer / United States of America
1881Otto Bauer / Politician / Austria
1892Joseph Szigeti / Educator / Hungary
1833George Huntington Hartford / Business Man / United States of America
1775Juan Martín Díez / General / Spain

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