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.

Historical Anniversaries
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Politics and world events

  • 322 BC BC : At the Battle of Krannon , a revolt of Athens against Macedonia fails . Harsh punishments followed against the losers and Demosthenes , the leader of the anti-Macedonian faction , committed suicide.
  • 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 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 on board 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 man-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


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


  • 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, as he leads the overall standings unassailable.

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .


Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century



20th century



Andrijan Nikolajew (* 1929)
Dieter Hallervorden (* 1935)
Freddie Mercury (born 1946)


Michael Keaton (born 1951)
Abdullah Abdullah (* 1960)
André Diniz (* 1975)



Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century

Rudolf Virchow († 1902)
Ludwig Boltzmann († 1906)
Mother Teresa († 1997)
Sir Georg Solti († 1997)

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

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

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