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What Happened on September 5th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Liz Truss is declared the winner of the UK Conservative Party leadership election, beating Rishi Sunak
2022 At least 93 people die and 25 are missing after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Sichuan, China.
2021 The President of Guinea, Alpha Condé is captured by armed forces during a coup d'état.
2012 An accidental explosion at a Turkish Army ammunition store in Afyon, western Turkey kills 25 soldiers and wounds four others.
1996 Hurricane Fran makes landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina as a Category 3 storm with 115 mph sustained winds. Fran caused over $3 billion in damage and killed 27 people.
1991 The current international treaty defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, comes into force.
1990 Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Army soldiers slaughter 158 civilians.
1986 Pan Am Flight 73 from Mumbai, India with 358 people on board is hijacked at Karachi International Airport.
1984 STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery lands after its maiden voyage.
1984 Western Australia becomes the last Australian state to abolish capital punishment.
1981 The first women arrive at what becomes Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp in the UK.
1980 The Gotthard Road Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 10.14 miles (16.32 km) stretching from Göschenen to Airolo.
1978 Camp David Accords: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat begin peace discussions at Camp David, Maryland.
1977 Voyager Program: NASA launches the Voyager 1 spacecraft.
1975 Sacramento, California: Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.
1972 Munich massacre: A Palestinian terrorist group called "Black September" attacks and takes hostage 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games. Two die in the attack and nine are murdered the following day.
1970 Vietnam War: Operation Jefferson Glenn begins: The United States 101st Airborne Division and the South Vietnamese 1st Infantry Division initiate a new operation in Thừa Thiên–Huế Province.
1970 Jochen Rindt becomes the only driver to posthumously win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship (in 1970), after being killed in practice for the Italian Grand Prix.
1969 Mỹ Lai Massacre: U.S. Army Lieutenant William Calley is charged with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians in My Lai.
1960 Poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is the first elected President of Senegal.
1960 Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) wins the gold medal in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games in Rome.
1957 Cuban Revolution: Fulgencio Batista bombs the revolt in Cienfuegos.
1954 KLM Flight 633 crashes into the River Shannon in Shannon, County Clare, Ireland, killing 28.
1948 In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister; as such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II.
1945 Cold War: Igor Gouzenko, a Soviet Union embassy clerk, defects to Canada, exposing Soviet espionage in North America, signalling the beginning of the Cold War.
1945 Iva Toguri D'Aquino, a Japanese American suspected of being wartime radio propagandist Tokyo Rose, is arrested in Yokohama.
1944 Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg constitute Benelux.
1943 World War II: The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment lands and occupies Lae Nadzab Airport, near Lae in the Salamaua–Lae campaign.
1942 World War II: Japanese high command orders withdrawal at Milne Bay, the first major Japanese defeat in land warfare during the Pacific War.
1941 Whole territory of Estonia is occupied by Nazi Germany.
1938 Chile: A group of youths affiliated with the fascist National Socialist Movement of Chile are executed after surrendering during a failed coup.
1937 Spanish Civil War: Llanes falls to the Nationalists following a one-day siege.
1932 The French Upper Volta is broken apart between Ivory Coast, French Sudan, and Niger.
1915 The pacifist Zimmerwald Conference begins.
1914 World War I: First Battle of the Marne begins. Northeast of Paris, the French attack and defeat German forces who are advancing on the capital.
1905 Russo-Japanese War: In New Hampshire, United States, the Treaty of Portsmouth, mediated by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, ends the war.
1887 A fire at the Theatre Royal, Exeter, kills 186.
1882 The first United States Labor Day parade is held in New York City.
1877 American Indian Wars: Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.
1862 American Civil War: The Army of Northern Virginia crosses the Potomac River at White's Ford in the Maryland Campaign.
1839 The United Kingdom declares war on the Qing dynasty of China.
1836 Sam Houston is elected as the first president of the Republic of Texas.
1816 Louis XVIII has to dissolve the Chambre introuvable ("Unobtainable Chamber").
1812 War of 1812: The Siege of Fort Wayne begins when Chief Winamac's forces attack two soldiers returning from the fort's outhouses.
1798 Conscription is made mandatory in France by the Jourdan law.
1793 French Revolution: The French National Convention initiates the Reign of Terror.
1791 Olympe de Gouges writes the Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen.
1781 Battle of the Chesapeake in the American Revolutionary War: The British Navy is repelled by the French Navy, contributing to the British surrender at Yorktown.
1774 First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia.
1725 Wedding of Louis XV and Maria Leszczyńska.
1698 In an effort to Westernize his nobility, Tsar Peter I of Russia imposes a tax on beards for all men except the clergy and peasantry.
1697 War of the Grand Alliance : A French warship commanded by Captain Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville defeated an English squadron at the Battle of Hudson's Bay.
1666 Great Fire of London ends: Ten thousand buildings, including Old St Paul's Cathedral, are destroyed, but only six people are known to have died.
1661 Fall of Nicolas Fouquet: Louis XIV's Superintendent of Finances is arrested in Nantes by D'Artagnan, captain of the king's musketeers.
1622 A hurricane overruns a Spanish fleet bound from Havana to Cadiz and sinks the galleon Atocha. Only five men are rescued, but 260 passengers and 200 million pesos are buried with the Atocha under 50 feet of water.
1590 Alexander Farnese's army forces Henry IV of France to lift the siege of Paris.
1367 Swa Saw Ke becomes king of Ava
917 Liu Yan declares himself emperor, establishing the Southern Han state in southern China, at his capital of Panyu.
Famous People Born on September 5

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Year Name
1938 Doreen Massey, Baroness Massey of Darwen, English politician
1991 Zeki Yavru, Turkish footballer
1953 Victor Davis Hanson, American historian and journalist
2001 Bukayo Saka, English footballer
1918 Bob Katter, Sr., Australian captain and politician (d. 1990)
1932 Carol Lawrence, American actress and singer
1946 Dennis Dugan, American actor and director
1939 John Stewart, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2008)
1989 Elena Delle Donne, American basketball player
1817 Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian poet, author, and playwright (d. 1875)
Famous People Deaths On September 5

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Date Name
1931 John Thomson, Scottish footballer (b. 1909)
1988 Gert Fröbe, German actor and singer (b. 1913)
1901 Ignacij Klemenčič, Slovenian physicist and academic (b. 1853)
1311 Amadeus Aba, Hungarian oligarch
1994 Shimshon Amitsur, Israeli mathematician and scholar (b. 1921)
1165 Nijō, emperor of Japan (b. 1143)
2016 Phyllis Schlafly, American lawyer, writer, and political activist (b. 1924)
1836 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian actor and playwright (b. 1790)
1786 Jonas Hanway, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1712)
1985 Johannes Hint, Estonian engineer (b. 1914)