On This Day 5 October

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)