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  • Indiana, U.S.
    Monday Oct 5, 1818

    Abraham Lincoln

    Mother's death

    Indiana, U.S.
    Monday Oct 5, 1818

    On October 5, 1818, Nancy Lincoln succumbed to milk sickness, leaving 11-year-old Sarah in charge of a household including her father, 9-year-old Abraham, and Nancy's 19-year-old orphan cousin, Dennis Hanks.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Oct 5, 1961

    Audrey Hepburn

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    U.S.
    Thursday Oct 5, 1961

    Hepburn next starred as New Yorker Holly Golightly, in Blake Edwards's Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), a film loosely based on the Truman Capote novella of the same name.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Oct 5, 1985

    Jacintha Darlene Gardner

    Jacintha Darlene Gardner's Birth

    U.S.
    Saturday Oct 5, 1985

    Jacintha Darlene Gardner was born on 5 October 1985. She is the daughter of Chris Gardner.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 1994

    Bosnian War

    Pub.L. 103–337 was signed by the President

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 1994

    On 5 October 1994, Pub.L. 103–337 was signed by the President and stated that if the Bosnian Serbs had not accepted the Contact Group proposal by 15 October the President should introduce a UN Security Council proposal to end the arms embargo, and that if it was not passed by 15 November, only funds required by all UN members under Resolution 713 could be used to enforce the embargo, which would effectively end the embargo.




  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 2011

    Apple Inc.

    Jobs Died

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 2011

    On October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs died, marking the end of an era for Apple.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 2016

    Samsung

    Acquiring Viv

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 5, 2016

    On 5 October 2016, Samsung announced it had acquired Viv, a company working on artificial intelligence.




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