This Day in History on 5 November
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 November. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
Kanakadasa Jayanthi (Karnataka, India)
1768 – Treaty of Fort Stanwix, the purpose of which is to adjust the boundary line between Indian lands and white settlements set forth in the Royal Proclamation of 1763 in the Thirteen Colonies.
1862 – American Indian Wars: In Minnesota, 303 Dakota warriors are found guilty of rape and murder of whites and are sentenced to hang. 38 are ultimately executed and the others reprieved.
1870 – Chittaranjan Das, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 1925)
1892 – J. B. S. Haldane, English-Indian geneticist and biologist (d. 1964)
1905 – Sajjad Zaheer, Indian author and poet (d. 1973)
1913 – Vivien Leigh, Indian-British actress (d. 1967)
1917 – Banarsi Das Gupta, Indian activist and politician, 4th Chief Minister of Haryana (d. 2007)
1952 – Vandana Shiva, Indian philosopher and author
1955 – Karan Thapar, Indian journalist and author
1988 – Virat Kohli, Indian cricketer
Death/ Death Anniversary
2011 – Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer-songwriter, director, and poet (b. 1926)