5 May

5 May

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

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

Global Celebrations

  • World password day
  • African World Heritage day
  • World Portuguese day
  • International Midwives Day
  • National Cartoonists Day
  • National Hoagie Day
  • Hug A Shed And Take A Selfie Day
  • World Portuguese Language Day

Historic Events

1966: Vietnam War – soldiers wounded – 1966.

Vietnam War – soldiers wounded – 1966.

1955: West Germany regains full sovereignty after World War II in 1955

1949: The Council of Europe is founded in 1949

1945: Nazi Germany was fighting with boys in the last days. This boy was given the Iron Cross. 1945.

Nazi Germany was fighting with boys in the last days. This boy was given the Iron Cross. 1945.

1930: Work on yards on STS Lwów sailing-ship – first Polish sailing ship registered after WWI and retrieving independence, photo made between 1925-1930,

Work on yards on STS Lwów sailing-ship – first Polish sailing ship registered after WWI and retrieving independence, photo made between 1925-1930,

New York, NY

New York, NY

1821: Napoleon Bonaparte dies on Saint Helena in the South Atlantic in 1821.

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Marx was born
  • Adele was born
  • Henry Cavill was born

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Napoleon Bonaparte died
  • Walter Sisulu died
  • Bret Harte died

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