What happened on the 5th October?

1914 – World War I: An aircraft successfully destroys another aircraft with gunfire for the first time. 1921 – The World Series is the first to be broadcast on radio. 1930 – British airship R101 crashes in France en route to India on its maiden voyage killing 48 people. 1936 – The Jarrow March sets off for London.

What happened October 5th 2016?

Hurricane Matthew heads north after slamming Haiti and Cuba Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, headed to the Bahamas early Wednesday after pounding the eastern tip of Cuba and southwest Haiti with torrential rains and top sustained winds of 145 miles per hour.

Why is Oct 5 The most common birthday?

On any given day about 750,000 Americans celebrate their birthday, but today, more than 960,000 will celebrate their special day. The reason October 5th is such a popular birthdate because the length of the average pregnancy is 274 days which would make the day of conception New Year’s Eve.

Who is born on October 5th?

More celebrities with birthdays today Actor Glynis Johns (“Mary Poppins”) is 98. Singer Arlene Smith of The Chantels is 80. Singer Brian Johnson of AC/DC is 74. Actor Karen Allen is 70.

What happened on the 26th of October 2016?

The Cleveland Indians clobbered the Chicago Cubs to win the first game of the World Series 6-0 on Tuesday night in Cleveland. Pitcher Corey Kluber, the Indians’ 30-year-old 2014 Cy Young Award winner, pitched six shutout innings and set a World Series record by striking out eight batters in the first three innings.

Is October 5 a popular birthday?

Almost 1 million Americans will be blowing out birthday candles today. Oct. 5 is the most common birthday in the United States, according to a survey conducted by AnyBirthday.com. Among them are some famous faces, including Julie Andrews, Kate Winslet, Bernie Mac and Nicky Hilton.

How rare is 5th of October?

In 2001 some researchers asked 12,576 Americans in a survey when their birthday was. The results came out as October 5th is the most common date where most people are born. This works out to be approximately 690,000 Americans with the shared birthday of October 5th.