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5 October

610 – Byzantine Empire – Heraclius became emperor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heraclius

1450 – Bavaria – Jews expelled from Lower Bavaria. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0003_0_02211.html

1550 – Chile – The city Concepción founded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concepci%C3%B3n,_Chile

1665 – Germany – University of Kiel founded. http://www.uni-kiel.de/ueberblick/entwicklung-e.shtml

1710 – Nova Scotia – Siege of Port Royal began (Queen Anne’s War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Port_Royal_(1710)


1789 – France – Women of Paris march to Varsailles to confront Louis XVI about abolition of feudalism (French Revolution). https://youtu.be/5ISPVu-U2Jw https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_March_on_Versailles

1793 – France – Christianity disestablished (French Revolution). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dechristianisation_of_France_during_the_French_Revolution

1813 – Canada – Battle of the Thames (War of 1812). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Thames

1853 – Crimean Peninsula – Crimean War began. http://www.victorianweb.org/history/crimea/chron.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crimean_War

1857 – USA – City of Anaheim, California founded. https://www.anaheim.net/article.asp?id=216

1864 – India – Calcutta hit by cyclone, 60,000 killed. https://archive.org/details/reportoncalcutt00blangoog

1869 – Canada – Saxby Gale hit Bay of Fundy. http://www.weathercast.co.uk/weather-news/news/ch/88927f9503aefa6bdb7316fef8cfb693/article/the_saxby_gale_of_1869.html

1869 – USA – Hennepin Island Tunnel collapse. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hennepin_Island_tunnel


1910 – Portugal – October Revolution ended. https://youtu.be/tTCHHDLnnPw WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5_October_1910_revolution


1930 – France – British Airship R101 crashed near Allonne, 48 killed. https://youtu.be/aqnQvzCaKEY WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/resources/thirties-britain/r101-airship-disaster/


1936 – UK – Jarrow march began. https://youtu.be/YVkzg1Izfbw http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/britain_wwone/jarrow_01.shtml https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarrow_March

1939 – Poland – Battle of Kock ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kock_(1939)

1943 – American Samoa – US Navy plane crashed near Tutuila, 1 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19431005-1

1945 – USA – National Airlines Flight 16 crashed at Lakeland, FL, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451005-0

1945 – China – USAAF plane missing between Kunming & Hankou, 6 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451005-1

1945 – USA – USAAF plane crashed near Uplands, CA, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451005-2

1945 – USA – Hollywood Black Friday. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood_Black_Friday


1948 – Iran – Earthquake measuring 7.3Mw, epicentre in Ashgabat, 110,000 killed. https://youtu.be/vgFlbRRRyMY WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1948_Ashgabat_earthquake

1949 – USA – USAF plane crashed at Mount Mitchell, NC, 9 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19491005-0

1952 – USSR – Aeroflot Flights 376 & 381 crashed near Skvoritsy, Leningrad region, 31 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19521005-0

1956 – Zimbabwe – Central African Airways plane crashed near Salisbury Airport, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19561005-0

1968 – Nigeria – Operation OAU ended (Nigerian Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_OAU

1970 – Canada – October Crisis began (Cold War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_Crisis

1974 – UK – Guildford Pub Bombings, 5 killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/october/5/newsid_2492000/2492543.stm

1975 – Argentina – Operation Primicia (Dirty War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Primicia

1991 – Indonesia – Indonesian Air Force plane crashed near Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport, Jakarta, 135 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19911005-0


1999 – UK – Ladbroke Grove rail crash, 310 killed. https://youtu.be/Zz34YpGCUj4 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.railwaysarchive.co.uk/docsummary.php?docID=38


2000 – Yugoslavia – Bulldozer Revolution. https://youtu.be/5JjFfIZxthk WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overthrow_of_Slobodan_Milo%C5%A1evi%C4%87

2008 – Kyrgyzstan – Earthquake measuring 6.6Mw, epicentre near Nura, 75 killed. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2008/us2008xuay/

2011 – Thailand – Mekong River Massacre, 13 killed. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/oct/10/chinese-sailors-killed-mekong-river

York

1831 – Charles Turner and James Twibell were executed at gallows behind Castle Walls. http: pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf //

1893 – Public Library opened by Duke of York in former Institute building, Clifford Street. http://www.yorkhistory.org.uk/node/106

2005 – John Sentamu became Archbishop of York. http://www.archbishopofyork.org/pages/about-john-sentamu.html