5th September

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The September 5 is the 248th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 249th in leap years ), thus remain 117 days by year end.

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Politics and world events

  • 322 BC Chr .: At the Battle of Krannon , Athens failed to revolt against Macedonia . Harsh punishments ensue against the losers and Demosthenes , the leader of the anti-Macedonian faction , takes his own life.
  • 1543: The siege of Nice ends with the withdrawal of the French and allied Turkish besiegers after an imperial army approaches the city. The struggle for supremacy in northern Italy goes out in favor of Spain .
  • 1661: Nicolas Fouquet , the former superintendent of the finances of the French King Louis XIV , is arrested. The ruler, who suspects Fouquet of a fronde, displeases the arrested man's ambitions for a higher office, his wealth on display and the strengthening of fortresses .
1698: Peter the Great
1800: Malta is conquered by the British
1938: The imperial regalia
1942: Australian troops after the battle
1973: Memorial stone and
plaque for the victims of the attack


science and technology

1977: Voyager 1 takes off aboard a Titan 3E Centaur
  • 1977: The US space probe Voyager 1 , which will pass the planets Jupiter and Saturn in the course of its journey and will be the first human-made object to enter interstellar space, takes off from Cape Canaveral.
1980: The Gotthard road tunnel


2001: Organ in Halberstadt



1866: The interior of the New Synagogue in Berlin


  • 1666: The Great Fire of London , which has raged since September 2nd, can be brought under control and finally extinguished.
  • 2003: Cyclone Fabian crossed the Bermuda Islands with wind speeds of 200 km / h .
  • 2005: The Mandala Airlines flight 91 ends after taking off from Medan on the Indonesian island of Sumatra with a crash in a residential area. 101 aircraft occupants and 47 city dwellers die.
  • 2005: Nine German tourists are killed in a cable car accident in the glacier ski area of Sölden in Tyrol. A transport helicopter loses a concrete bucket, of a course of a flight to the mountain station gondola scored and entrains in the depth.

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Disaster .


  • 1882: The admission of the first members to the Hotspur Football Club is considered to be the founding of the British football club Tottenham Hotspur .
  • 1964: The Belgian cyclist Eddy Merckx becomes the youngest amateur cycling world champion of all time in Sallanches (France) .
  • 1970: During training for the Italian Grand Prix in Monza , the Austrian Formula 1 driver Jochen Rindt had a fatal accident. In October he is declared world champion because he leads the overall standings unassailable.

Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .


Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century



20th century






Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century



21st century

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .

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