October 5 events in history

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)
610 Coronation of Byzantine Emperor Heraclius
869 The Fourth Council of Constantinople is convened to decide about what to do about patriarch Photius of Constantinople
1143 King Alfonso VII of León and Castile recognises Portugal as a Kingdom
1450 Jews are expelled from Lower Bavaria by order of Louis IX, Duke of Bavaria
1550 Foundation of Concepción, city in Chile
1582 Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar this day does not exist in this year in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain
1665 The University of Kiel is founded
1789 French Revolution: Women of Paris march to Versailles in the March on Versailles to confront Louis XVI of France about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism, demand bread, and have the King and his court moved to Paris
1793 French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France
1813 Battle of the Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British and kill Shawnee leader Tecumseh
1857 The City of Anaheim, California is founded
1864 The Indian city of Calcutta is almost totally destroyed by a cyclone; 60,000 die
1869 The Saxby Gale devastates the Bay of Fundy region of Maritime Canada. The storm had been predicted over a year before by a British naval officer
1877 Chief Joseph surrenders his Nez Perce band to General Nelson A. Miles
1895 The first individual time trial for racing cyclists is held on a 50-mile course north of London
1903 Sir Samuel Griffith is appointed the first Chief Justice of Australia and Sir Edmund Barton and Richard O'Connor are appointed as foundation justices
1905 Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes, a world record that stood until 1908
1910 In a revolution in Portugal the monarchy is overthrown and a republic is declared
1911 The Kowloon–Canton Railway (split into MTR East Rail Line and Guangshen Railway now) commences service between Kowloon and Canton
1914 World War I: first aerial combat resulting in an intentional fatality
1915 Bulgaria enters World War I as one of the Central Powers
1921 Baseball: The World Series is broadcast on the radio for the first time
1930 British airship R101 crashes in France en route to India on its maiden voyage
1936 The Jarrow March sets off for London
1938 In Nazi Germany Jews' passports were invalidated, and those who needed a passport for emigration purposes were given one marked with the letter J (Jude – Jew)
1943 Ninety-eight American POW's executed by Japanese forces on Wake Island
1944 Royal Canadian Air Force pilots shoot down the first German jet fighter over France
1944 Suffrage is extended to women in France
1945 Hollywood Black Friday: A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers' studios
1947 The first televised White House address is given by U.S. President Harry S. Truman
1948 The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 110,000
1953 The first documented recovery meeting of Narcotics Anonymous is held
1955 Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California
1962 Dr. No, the first in the James Bond film series, is released
1962 The Beatles' first single, "Love Me Do" backed with "P.S. I Love You", is released in the United Kingdom
1966 Near Detroit, Michigan, there is a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration nuclear breeder reactor
1968 Police baton civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland – considered to mark the beginning of The Troubles
1969 The first episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC One
1970 The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded
1970 Montreal: British Trade Commissioner James Cross is kidnapped by members of the FLQ terrorist group, triggering the October Crisis
1973 Signature of the European Patent Convention
1974 Guildford pub bombings: bombs planted by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) kill four British soldiers and one civilian
1975 Operation Primicia: terrorist attack against a Military Regiment at Formosa, Argentina
1982 Chicago Tylenol murders: Johnson & Johnson initiates a nationwide product recall in the United States for all products in its Tylenol brand after several bottles in Chicago are found to have been laced with cyanide, resulting in seven deaths
1984 Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger
1986 Israeli secret nuclear weapons are revealed. The British newspaper The Sunday Times runs Mordechai Vanunu's story on its front page under the headline: "Revealed — the secrets of Israel's nuclear arsenal"
1988 The Chilean opposition coalition Concertación (center-left) defeats Augusto Pinochet in his re-election attempt and a general election is called the following year
1988 The Brazilian Constitution is ratified by the Constituent Assembly
1990 After one hundred and fifty years The Herald broadsheet newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, is published for the last time as a separate newspaper