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  • Christmas Island
    Thursday Apr 05, 1714

    Christmas Island

    Captain Daniel Beeckman of The Eagle Passed The Island

    Christmas Island
    Thursday Apr 05, 1714

    Captain Daniel Beeckman of the Eagle passed the island on 5 April 1714, chronicled in his 1718 book, A Voyage to and from the Island of Borneo, in the East-Indies.




  • Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    Friday Apr 05, 1912

    Xinhai Revolution

    Making Beijing The Capital of The Republic

    Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
    Friday Apr 05, 1912

    On 5 April, the Provisional Senate in Nanjing voted to make Beijing the capital of the Republic and convened in Beijing at the end of the month.




  • Kansas, U.S.
    Friday Apr 05, 1918

    Spanish Flu

    First public Health Report

    Kansas, U.S.
    Friday Apr 05, 1918

    The first mention of influenza was reported in a weekly public health report. The report had 18 severe cases and death tally of three in Haskell, Kansas.




  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 05, 1923

    Louis Armstrong

    His first studio recordings were with Oliver for Gennett Records on April 5–6, 1923.

    Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
    Thursday Apr 05, 1923

    His first studio recordings were with Oliver for Gennett Records on April 5–6, 1923.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 05, 1933

    Great Depression

    Executive Order 6102 of President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued

    U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 05, 1933

    Executive Order 6102 of President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued, forbidding hoarding of gold coin, bullion, and certificates, effective from May 1, 1933.




  • The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Monday Apr 05, 1954

    Harald V

    His Mother's Death

    The National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Monday Apr 05, 1954

    In 1954 tragedy struck as he lost his mother to cancer. The Crown Princess's death was a tremendous loss for him and his family as well as for Norway.




  • United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 05, 1954

    James Bond

    Live and Let Die was published

    United Kingdom
    Monday Apr 05, 1954

    Live and Let Die novel was published.


  • United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 05, 1955

    James Bond

    Moonraker was published

    United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 05, 1955

    Moonraker novel was published. Moonraker is the third novel by the British author Ian Fleming to feature his fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond. It was published by Jonathan Cape on 5 April 1955 and featured a cover design conceived by Fleming.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 05, 1967

    Neil Armstrong

    The Meeting with Slayton

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 05, 1967

    On April 5, 1967, the same day the Apollo 1 investigation released its final report, Armstrong and 17 other astronauts gathered for a meeting with Slayton. The first thing Slayton said was, "The guys who are going to fly the first lunar missions are the guys in this room." According to Cernan, only Armstrong showed no reaction to the statement. To Armstrong it came as no surprise—the room was full of veterans of Project Gemini, the only people who could fly the lunar missions. Slayton talked about the planned missions and named Armstrong to the backup crew for Apollo 9, which at that stage was planned as a medium Earth orbit test of the combined lunar module and command and service module.


  • Falklands
    Monday Apr 05, 1982

    Falklands War

    The British government dispatched a naval task force

    Falklands
    Monday Apr 05, 1982

    On 5 April, the British government dispatched a naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force before making an amphibious assault on the islands.


  • Espoo, Finland
    Tuesday Apr 05, 2011

    Symbian OS

    Nokia reduced its Symbian collaboration

    Espoo, Finland
    Tuesday Apr 05, 2011

    By 5 April 2011, Nokia ceased to openly source any portion of the Symbian software and reduced its collaboration to a small group of pre-selected partners in Japan. Source code released under the EPL remains available in third-party repositories.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Apr 05, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    (STF) voted 6–5 to deny Lula's habeas corpus petition

    Brazil
    Thursday Apr 05, 2018

    On 5 April 2018, Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF) voted 6–5 to deny Lula's habeas corpus petition.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Apr 05, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S. pushing 250,000 Infection

    U.S.
    Sunday Apr 05, 2020

    As of 4 April, 277,475 cases have been confirmed in the United States, and 7,402 people have died.


  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Sunday Apr 05, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Over 1 Million Cases

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Sunday Apr 05, 2020

    On the 4th of April, The Who confirmed that the number of cases has passed a million cases around the world with 1,051,635 cases and 56,985 deaths around 208 countries all over the world.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 05, 2020

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal's primary weakness

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 05, 2020

    O'Neal's primary weakness was his free throw shooting, with a career average of 52.7%. He once missed all 11 of his free throw attempts in a game against the Seattle SuperSonics on December 8, 2000, a record.


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