5th day events in history

August 5, 25 Guangwu claims the throne as emperor after a period of political turmoil, restoring the Han Dynasty after the collapse of the short-lived Xin Dynasty
February 5, 62 Earthquake in Pompeii, Italy
June 5, 70 Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem
July 5, 328 The official opening of Constantine's Bridge built over the Danube between Sucidava (Corabia, Romania) and Oescus (Gigen, Bulgaria) by the Roman architect Theophilus Patricius
March 5, 363 Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a campaign which would bring about his own death
October 5, 456 The Visigoths under king Theodoric II, acting on orders of the Roman emperor Avitus, invade Iberia with an army of Burgundians, Franks and Goths, led by the kings Chilperic I and Gondioc. They defeat the Suebi under king Rechiar on the river Urbicus near Astorga (Gallaecia)
May 5, 553 The Second Council of Constantinople begins
October 5, 610 Coronation of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius
December 5, 633 Fourth Council of Toledo takes place
August 5, 642 Battle of Maserfield: Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria
June 5, 754 Boniface, Anglo-Saxon missionary, is killed by a band of pagans at Dokkum in Frisia
February 5, 756 An Lushan, leader of a revolt against the Tang Dynasty, declares himself emperor and establishes the state of Yan
April 5, 823 Lothair I is crowned King of Italy by Pope Paschal I
October 5, 869 The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to decide about what to do about patriarch Photius of Constantinople
August 5, 910 The last major Danish army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward the Elder and Earl Aethelred of Mercia
September 5, 917 Liu Yan declares himself emperor, establishing the Southern Han state in southern China, at his capital of Panyu
August 5, 939 The Battle of Alhandic is fought between Ramiro II of León and Abd-ar-Rahman III at Zamora in the context of the Spanish Reconquista. The battle resulted in a victory for the Emirate of Cordoba
March 5, 1046 Naser Khosrow begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama
January 5, 1066 Edward the Confessor dies childless, sparking a succession crisis that will eventually lead to the Norman conquest of England
August 5, 1068 Byzantine–Norman wars: Italo-Normans begin a nearly-three-year siege of Bari
April 5, 1081 Alexios I Komnenos is crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, bringing the Komnenian dynasty to full power
December 5, 1082 Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona is assassinated
August 5, 1100 Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey
November 5, 1138 Lý Anh Tông is enthroned as emperor of Vietnam at the age of two, beginning a 37-year reign
October 5, 1143 King Alfonso VII of León and Castile recognises Portugal as a Kingdom
May 5, 1215 Rebel barons renounce their allegiance to King John of England — part of a chain of events leading to the signing of the Magna Carta
April 5, 1242 During a battle on the ice of Lake Peipus, Russian forces, led by Alexander Nevsky, rebuff an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights
June 5, 1257 Kraków, in Poland, receives city rights
May 5, 1260 Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire
August 5, 1278 The Siege of Algeciras ends in the context of the Spanish Reconquista pitting the forces of the Kingdom of Castile against the Emirate of Granada. The battle resulted in a Granadan victory
March 5, 1279 The Livonian Order is defeated in the Battle of Aizkraukle by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
June 5, 1283 Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, captures Charles of Salermo
July 5, 1295 Scotland and France form an alliance, the so-called "Auld Alliance", against England
August 5, 1305 William Wallace, who led the Scottish resistance against England, is captured by the English near Glasgow and transported to London where he is put on trial and executed
July 5, 1316 The Burgundian and Majorcan claimants of the Principality of Achaea meet in the Battle of Manolada
August 5, 1388 The Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England, is fought near Otterburn
December 5, 1408 Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow
October 5, 1450 Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Louis IX, Duke of Bavaria
January 5, 1477 Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is killed and Burgundy becomes part of France
December 5, 1484 Pope Innocent VIII issues the Summis desiderantes, a papal bull that deputizes Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger as inquisitors to root out alleged witchcraft in Germany
December 5, 1492 Christopher Columbus becomes the first European to set foot on the island of Hispaniola (now Haiti and the Dominican Republic)
May 5, 1494 Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Jamaica and claims it for Spain
March 5, 1496 King Henry VII of England issues letters patent to John Cabot and his sons, authorising them to explore unknown lands
December 5, 1496 King Manuel I of Portugal issues a decree of expulsion of "heretics" from the country
November 5, 1499 Publication of the Catholicon in Tréguier (Brittany). This Breton-French-Latin dictionary was written in 1464 by Jehan Lagadeuc. It is the first Breton dictionary as well as the first French dictionary
January 5, 1500 Duke Ludovico Sforza conquers Milan
January 5, 1527 Felix Manz, a leader of the Anabaptist congregation in Zurich, Switzerland, is executed by drowning
November 5, 1530 The St. Felix's Flood destroys the city of Reimerswaal in the Netherlands
April 5, 1536 Royal Entry of Charles V into Rome: the last Roman triumph
October 5, 1550 Foundation of Concepción, city in Chile