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 This day in History - October 5
384 Historic Events for October 5
1924

Bill Dana, Quincy Mass, comedian/actor (Jose Jimenez)

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1925

Gail Davis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Annie Oakley)

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1925

WSM-AM in Nashville Tenn begins radio transmissions

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1926

Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant

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1926

Gottfried Michael Koenig, composer

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1927

Al Hansen, artist

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1927

John Downey, composer

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1928

Willem de Kwaadsteniet, lawyer/Dutch MP (CDA)

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1929

Skip Homeier, Chicago Ill, actor (Beachhead, Dan Raven, Interns)

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1929

Autherine Lucy, 1st black to enroll in U of Alabama at Tuscaloosa

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1929

Richard F Gordon Jr, Seattle, Capt USN/astronaut (Gemini 11, Apol 12)

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1930

British airship crashes in storm at Beauvais France, 48 die

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1930

Pavel Romanovich Popovich, Ukraine, cosmonaut (Vostok IV, Soyuz 14)

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1931

1st nonstop transpacific flight, Japan to Wash (Herndon and Pangborn)

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1931

Paul Green's "House of Connelly," premieres in NYC

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1932

Yvonne Braitwaite Burke, lawyer (Rep)

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1932

Madhav Apte, cricketer (bro of Arvind 7 Tests for India, 1 century)

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1933

Renee Adoree, actress (Big Parade), dies at 35

Death
1933

Nikolaj N Joedenitsj, Russian general/contra revolutionary, dies at 71

Death
1933

Diane Cilento, Queensland Aust, actress (Agony and Ecstasy, Wicker Man)

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1934

David Smith, cricketer (England opening bowler v India 1961-62)

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1934

Jean Vigo, French filmer, dies

Death
1935

Jimmy Binks, cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964)

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1935

Peter Brown, NYC, actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold and Beautiful)

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1936

Vaclav Havel, writer/pres Czechoslovakia (1989-92)

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