This Day in History on 5 October

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 5 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

World Teachers’ Day

International Day of No Prostitution

Important Events


Birth/Birth Anniversary

1923 – Kailashpati Mishra, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Governor of Gujarat (d. 2012)


Death/ Death Anniversary

1929 – Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly, Indian priest, founded the Sisters of the Destitute (b. 1876)


1930 – Christopher Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson, Indian-English soldier and politician, Secretary of State for Air (b. 1875)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History