5 November Special day in India

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5 November Special day in India

Today’s Historical Events on November 5.

1817, 5th November: Bajirao’s army was defeated by the British in the battle of Bajirao II.

1824, 5th November: The world’s first engineering college opened in New York City, USA.

1872, 5th November: Susan Anthony was fined $100 for voting in the United States when women did not have the right to vote.

1895, 5th November: George B. Selden received the first U.S. patent for an automobile.

1929, 5th November: GIP Railway Company introduced electric trains instead of trains from Mumbai to Pune.

1937, 5th November: Adolf Hitler called a secret meeting and revealed his plan to make more space for the German public.

1940, 5th November: Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected for the third time.

1945, 5th November: Colombia joined the United Nations.

1951, 5th November: The Bombay Railway (Bombay Baroda and Central India), the Saurashtra Railway, the Rajputana Railway, the Jaipur Railway, and the Kutch Railway were merged to form the Western Railway.

2006, 5th November: Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death.

2007, 5th November: Google unveiled the Android mobile operating system.

2007, 5th November: China’s first spacecraft Change 1 orbited the Moon.

2013, 5th November: India launched the Mars Orbiter mission.

5 November in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on November 5.

1870: Chittaranjan Das, leader of the Indian freedom movement.

1885: Will Durant, American historian, and philosopher.

1892: J. B. S. Haldane, an Anglo-Indian geneticist and biologist.

1905: Sajjanad Zaheer, Indian writer, and poet.

1908: Raja Rao, Professor of Philosophy and author, winner of Sahitya Akademi Award.

1913: Vivian Leah, British actress.

1917: Banarasi Das Gupta, an Indian freedom fighter and Chief Minister of Haryana.

1930: Arjun Singh, Indian leader.

1932: Maruti Chitampally, Indian Writer, He is famous for his book on birds and wildlife.

1952: Vandana Shiva, Indian philosopher, and author.

1955: Karan Thapar, Indian journalist.

1988: Virat Kohli, Indian cricketer.

5 November in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on November 5.

1879: James Clerk Maxwell, a British physicist, and mathematician who theorized that light is made up of electromagnetic waves.

1915: Pherozeshah Merwanjee Mehta, the founder of the National Assembly and a lion of Mumbai.

1930: Christiaan Eijkman, a Dutch physician, and professor of physiology.

1950: Fayaz Khansaheb, Indian singer.

1987: Daasharathi, a Telugu poet and writer.

1997: Sir Isaiah Berlin, a Latvian-born British social and political theorist, philosopher, and historian of ideas. 

1998: Nagarjun, a Hindi and Maithili poet.

2001: Milton William “Bill” Cooper, an American conspiracy theorist, radio broadcaster.

2011: Bhupen Hazarika, Indian Musician, and singer.

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