5 April

5 April

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about April 5th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about April 5th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • First contact day.
  • National Go For Broke Day
  • National Caramel Day
  • National Deep Dish Pizza Day
  • National Read a Road Map Day
  • Star Trek First Contact Day

Historic Events

1963: The Beatles receive their 1st silver disc in 1963.

1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 2nd Symphony in D, conducted by the composer, in Vienna.

Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.

1948: Sardar Patel Worked For Unification of India, Nizam of Hyderabad Surrenders to Sardar Patel.

Photo from 1948 :: Sardar Patel Worked For Unification of India , Nizam of Hyderabad Surrenders to Sardar Patel.

1944: Don Gentile and his P-51 Mustang “Shangri-La”. On April 5th, 1944, Gentile shot down his 27th plane and broke the record of 26 kills by WWI ace Eddie Rickenbacker. By the end of the war this “Ace of Aces” achieved a total of 30 kills.

Don Gentile and his P-51 Mustang “Shangri-La”. On April 5th, 1944, Gentile shot down his 27th plane and broke the record of 26 kills by WWI ace Eddie Rickenbacker. By the end of the war this “Ace of Aces” achieved a total of 30 kills.

Albert Einstein on the beach.

Albert Einstein on the beach.

1900: Belgian miners. 1900.

Belgian miners. 1900.

760: Martand sun temple built by Hindu King Lalit aditya, in Anantanag, Jammu & Kashmir in 760 AD, Sikandar Butshikan destroyd it in 15th century…it was such a huge one that it took a yearr to destroy… Still in ruins, neglected.

Martand SunTemple built by Hindu King Lalit aditya, in Anantanag, Jammu & Kashmir in 760 AD, Sikandar Butshikan destroyd it in 15th century…it was such a huge one that it took a yearr to destroy… Still in ruins, neglected.

Famous Birthdays

  • Pharrell William was born.
  • Rashmika Mandana was born.
  • Charlotte Flair was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Kurt Cobain died.
  • Layne Staley died.
  • Howard Hughes died.

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