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Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos
Spanish writer, jurist and politician (born January 4, 1744).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

January 5 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 951: Ramiro II de León abdicates in Spain.
  • 1477: in the battle of Nancy, Carlos the Fearless dies and the duchy and county of Artois, Burgundy, Flanders and Picardy pass to France.
  • 1500: Milan is reconquered by Ludovico Sforza.
  • 1527: Felix Manz, leader of the Anabaptist congregation, is executed in Zurich.
  • 1543: in the port of San Francisco de Campeche (Mexico) the Spanish friar Bartolomé de las Casas disembarks, who will distinguish himself as a historian and defender of the aborigines of New Spain.
  • 1554: in Eindhoven (Netherlands) a great fire happens.
  • 1675: in the battle of Colmar, the French army defeats the hosts of Brandenburg.
  • 1757: Louis XV of France survives an assassination attempt on Robert François Damiens, who was the last person to be executed in France with the traditional death penalty used for regicides.
  • 1759: in the United States, George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis.
  • 1781: the village of Richmond (Virginia) burns down due to the bombardment of the British Navy led by Benedict Arnold (in the framework of the American War of Independence).
  • 1822: the provinces of Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua are spontaneously annexed to Mexico.
  • 1875: in Paris the building of the Opera, designed by Charles Garnier, is inaugurated.
  • 1895: in France, officer Alfred Dreyfus is demoted and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil’s Island.
  • 1909: Colombia recognizes the separation and independence of Panama.
  • 1914: In the United States, the Ford Motor Company announces the eight-hour work schedule and the minimum wage of $ 5 a day to each worker.
  • 1919: in Germany the German Workers’ Party is founded, which later became the Nazi party.
  • 1925: in the United States, Nellie Tayloe Ross becomes the first woman to rule a state.
  • 1933: in San Francisco (California) the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins.
  • 1940 – In the United States, the Federal Communications Commission demonstrates FM broadcasting for the first time.
  • 1944: The British newspaper Daily Mail becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.
  • 1945: the Soviet Union recognizes the new pro-Soviet regime in Poland.
  • 1953: Waiting for Godot (a play from Samuel Beckett’s theater of the absurd) opens in Paris.
  • 1955: the European Champions Cup is officially created.
  • 1956: the National University of the South is created in Argentina.
  • 1964: in Jerusalem, Pope Paul VI meets the Greek Orthodox Patriarch Athenagoras I. This is the first meeting of Catholics and Orthodox since 1439.
  • 1968: Alexander Dubček came to power in Czechoslovakia, beginning the Prague Spring.
  • 1969: the Soviet Union launches the Venera 5 space probe towards Venus, transmitting data from the planet’s atmosphere.
  • 1976: In Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge rename the nation Democratic Kampuchea.
  • 1977: in Spain the Court of Public Order is abolished, the National Court is created and the decree-law on terrorism is repealed.
  • 1978: in Spain the pre-autonomy of Euskadi (the Basque Country) is approved.
  • 1979: in Buenos Aires (Argentina) the Laboratorio Theater is founded, a delegation of the Polish theater researcher Jerzi Grotowski.
  • 1985: in a hospital in Paris (France) the first European triplets conceived by means of in vitro fertilization are born.
  • 1993: the 84,700 liters of oil from the Braer freighter are spread on the Shetland Islands.
  • 1996: Members of the Israeli secret service assassinate Yahya Ayyash, a Hamas terrorist.
  • 1997: the Russians announce their withdrawal from Chechnya.
  • 2002: in Japan, scientists announce the creation of the first artificial eye.
  • 2003: 23 people are killed in Tel Aviv in two explosions caused by the Islamic Jihad.
  • 2005: on Mount Palomar (United States), astronomers Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David Lincoln Rabinowitz discover the dwarf planet Eris, the most distant planet in the solar system.
  • 2009: the last ride on the old roller coaster, built in 1961, takes place in the Tibidabo Amusement Park, in Barcelona (Spain), which, after its dismantling, will be replaced by the new Muntanya Russa.
  • 2016: in Caracas, the opposition takes the National Assembly of Venezuela.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

January 5 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1209: Richard of Cornwall, King of the Romans (d. 1272).
  • 1548: Francisco Suárez, Spanish theologian (f. 1617).
  • 1589: Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet and writer (d. 1669).
  • 1592: Sha Yaján, Mughal Emperor of India, who ordered the construction of the Taj Mahal (d. 1666).
  • 1614: Leopold William of Habsburg, Archduke of Austria (d. 1662).
  • 1620: Miklós Zrínyi, Croatian military commander (d. 1664).
  • 1713: Jorge Juan, humanist, naval engineer and Spanish scientist (d. 1773).
  • 1744: Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, Spanish politician and writer (d. 1811).
  • 1762: Constanze Weber, Mozart’s wife (d. 1842).
  • 1779 – Zebulon Pike, American explorer (d. 1813).
  • 1779: Stephen Decatur, American commander (d. 1820).
  • 1781: Gaspar Marcano Boadas, officer of the Venezuelan army in the war of independence, lawyer, politician, congressman and poet (d. 1821).
  • 1790: Melchor Múzquiz, Mexican president (d. 1844).
  • 1814: Melchor Ocampo, Mexican politician (d. 1861).
  • 1818: Telesforo Montejo Robledo, Spanish politician (d. 1896).
  • 1823: José María Iglesias, Mexican politician (d. 1891).
  • 1824: Emilio Miter, Argentine military man (d. 1893).
  • 1834 – William John Wills, British surveyor and explorer (d. 1861).
  • 1838: Camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922).
  • 1839: Nicolás de Piérola, Peruvian politician (d. 1913).
  • 1844: Manuel González Prada, Peruvian writer (d. 1918).
  • 1846: Rudolf Christoph Eucken, German philosopher, Nobel Prize Winner for literature in 1908 (d. 1926).
  • 1855 – King Camp Gillette, inventor of the razor blade (d. 1932).
  • 1864: George Washington Carver, American educator (d. 1943).
  • 1865: Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer and economist (d. 1920).
  • 1873: Max Adler, Austrian jurist, politician and philosopher (d. 1937).
  • 1874: Joseph Erlanger, American physiologist, Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1944 (d. 1965).
  • 1876: Konrad Adenauer, German Chancellor (d. 1967).
  • 1881: Pablo Gargallo, Spanish sculptor (d. 1934).
  • 1883: Marie-Louise Bouglé, French archivist and feminist (d. 1936).
  • 1893: Paramahansa Yogananda, Hindu guru (d. 1952).
  • 1893: Florentino Bustos Estupiñán, Colombian poet and journalist (d. 1971).
  • 1895: Elizabeth Cotten, American musician and guitarist (d. 1987).
  • 1900: Yves Tanguy, French surrealist painter (d. 1955).
  • 1902: Maruja Mallo, Spanish painter (d. 1995).
  • 1906: Manuel Medel, Mexican actor and comedian (f. 1997).
  • 1906: Kathleen Kenyon, British archaeologist (d. 1978).
  • 1909: Stephen Kleene, American mathematician (d. 1994).
  • 1911: Alfonso García-Gallo, historian of law, and Spanish jurist (f. 1992).
  • 1914: Nicolas de Staël, French-Russian painter (d. 1955).
  • 1914: Germán Gómez Gómez, Spanish soccer player (d. 2004).
  • 1914: George Reeves, American actor (d. 1959).
  • 1917: Wieland Wagner, German stage director (d. 1966).
  • 1917: Jane Wyman, American actress (d. 2007).
  • 1919: Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flute player (f. 1992).
  • 1920: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Italian pianist (d. 1995).
  • 1920: Eduardo San Román, Peruvian sports journalist (f. 1998).
  • 1921: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Swiss writer (d. 1990).
  • 1921: Juan de Luxembourg, Grand Duke between 1964 and 2000 (d. 2019).
  • 1921: Amado Sapag, Argentine businessman and politician.
  • 1923: Norberto Tucho Méndez, Argentine soccer player (d. 1998).
  • 1923: Sam Phillips, announcer, radio technician and music producer for Sun Records (f. 2003).
  • 1926: William Snodgrass, American poet, 1960 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Poetry (d. 2009).
  • 1928: Walter Mondale, American politician.
  • 1928: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Pakistani politician (d. 1979).
  • 1928: Sultan bin Abdelaziz, Saudi Arab Sultan (d. 2011).
  • 1929: Wilbert Harrison, American singer (d. 1994).
  • 1931: Alvin Ailey, American dancer and choreographer (d. 1989).
  • 1931: Alfred Brendel, Austrian pianist.
  • 1931: Robert Duvall, American actor.
  • 1931: Juan Goytisolo, Spanish writer (d. 2017).
  • 1932: Umberto Eco, Italian writer (d. 2016).
  • 1932: Chuck Noll, American football coach.
  • 1932: Raísa Gorbacheva, Soviet politician, wife of Mikhail Gorbachev (d. 1999).
  • 1932: Javier Valle Riestra, Peruvian lawyer and politician.
  • 1933: Luís Góis, Portuguese doctor and musician (d. 2012).
  • 1934: Jorge R. Camacho Lazo, Cuban painter (d. 2011).
  • 1935: Juan Carlos Puppo, Argentine actor (d. 2016).
  • 1936: Santiago Bal, Argentine actor.
  • 1938: Juan Carlos I, Spanish King.
  • 1938: Monna Bell, Chilean singer (f. 2008).
  • 1940: Enrique Rocha, Mexican actor of soap operas.
  • 1941: Federico García Vigil, Uruguayan conductor and composer.
  • 1941: Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese filmmaker.
  • 1942: Terenci Moix, Spanish writer (f. 2003).
  • 1942: Maurizio Pollini, Italian pianist.
  • 1944: José Hernández, Spanish painter.
  • 1945: Chuck McKinley, American tennis player (d. 1986).
  • 1946: Ada Itúrrez de Cappellini, Argentine politician.
  • 1946: Diane Keaton, American actress.
  • 1948: Teófila Martínez, Spanish politician.
  • 1950: Krzysztof Wielicki, Polish mountaineer.
  • 1953: Pamela Sue Martin, American actress.
  • 1954: Alex English, American basketball player.
  • 1954: Manolo Montoliu, Spanish banderillero (d. 1992).
  • 1955: Virulo (Alejandro García), Cuban singer-songwriter and comedian.
  • 1956: Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German politician.
  • 1957: Marina Lezcano, Argentine jockey.
  • 1958: Jordi Botella Miró Valencian writer.
  • 1959: Clancy Brown, American actor.
  • 1960: Phil Thornalley, British bassist, of the band The Cure.
  • 1961: Isabel Gemio, Spanish journalist.
  • 1964: Armando Dely Valdés, Panamanian soccer player (f. 2004).
  • 1965: Eleonora Cassano, Argentine classical dancer.
  • 1965: Vinnie Jones, footballer and British actor.
  • 1965: Jill Stuart, American fashion designer.
  • 1966: Héctor Baldassi, Argentine soccer referee and politician.
  • 1966: Adriana Salonia, Argentine actress.
  • 1967: Joe Flanigan, American actor.
  • 1968: DJ BoBo, Swiss singer.
  • 1969: Marilyn Manson, singer and American artist.
  • 1970: Troy Van Leeuwen, American guitarist of the bands A Perfect Circle and Queens of the Stone Age.
  • 1970: Vladimir Chaguin, Russian off-road truck driver.
  • 1971: Fernando Fernández Urosa, Spanish handball player.
  • 1972: Sakis Rouvas, Greek singer.
  • 1975: Bradley Cooper, American actor.
  • 1976: Diego Tristán, Spanish footballer.
  • 1976: Shintarō Asanuma, Japanese voice actor, screenwriter and director.
  • 1978: Asís G. Ayerbe, Spanish photographer.
  • 1978: January Jones, American actress.
  • 1978: Franck Montagny, French Formula 1 driver.
  • 1979: Blanca Soto, Mexican actress.
  • 1979: Klimenti Tsitaishvili, Georgian footballer.
  • 1979: Giuseppe Gibilisco, Italian athlete.
  • 1979: Daniel Sánchez Pardos, Spanish writer.
  • 1979: Claudia Bahamón, Colombian model and presenter.
  • 1979: Alexis Dubus, English actor.
  • 1980: Sebastian Deisler, German footballer.
  • 1982: Jaroslav Plašil, Czech footballer.
  • 1982: Takashi Aizawa, Japanese footballer.
  • 1983: Ferrán Corominas, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1986: Deepika Padukone, Indian actress.
  • 1988: Luke Daniels, English footballer.
  • 1988: Nikola Kalinić, Croatian footballer.
  • 1989: Lesky Angulo, Venezuelan Thinker who is currently in search of knowledge.
  • 1989: Kim Kuk-jin, North Korean footballer.
  • 1992: Suki Waterhouse, English model.
  • 1993: Franz Drameh, Afro-British actor.
  • 1996: Iosefo Verevou, Fijian footballer.
  • 1998: Carles Aleñá, Spanish footballer.
  • 1999: Diogo Queirós, Portuguese soccer player.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

January 5 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 842: Al-Mutasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 796).
  • 1066: Edward the Confessor, English King (b.1004).
  • 1173: Boleslaus IV the Curly, Polish nobleman (b. 1120).
  • 1448: Christopher of Bavaria, Bavarian King (b.1416)
  • 1465: Charles I of Orleans, poet, aristocrat and French military man (b. 1394).
  • 1477: Charles the Bold, French aristocrat (b.1433).
  • 1524: Marko Marulić, Croatian poet (b.1450).
  • 1527: Felix Manz, Swiss leader (b.1498).
  • 1588: Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528).
  • 1589: Catherine de Medici, wife of King Henry II of France (b. 1519).
  • 1592: Guillermo V de Cléveris, Duke of Jülich-Cléveris-Berg (b. 1516).
  • 1740: Antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b.1667).
  • 1762: Elizabeth I of Russia, Russian Empress (b.1709).
  • 1796: Anna Barbara Reinhart, Swiss mathematician (b. 1730).
  • 1846: Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (b.1812).
  • 1857: Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid (61), Argentine unitary and military leader (b. 1795).
  • 1858: Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Austrian general (b. 1766).
  • 1860: John Neumann, Czech bishop in the United States (b. 1811).
  • 1878: Alfonso La Marmora, Italian military and politician (b. 1804).
  • 1886: Hugo Pieter Vogel, Dutch architect (b. 1833).
  • 1888: Henri Herz, Austrian composer and pianist (b.1803).
  • 1890: Rafael Berenguer y Condé, Spanish painter (b. 1822).
  • 1891: Emma Abbott, American soprano (b.1849).
  • 1903: Práxedes Mateo Sagasta, Spanish statesman.
  • 1904 – Karl Alfred von Zittel, German paleontologist (b. 1839).
  • 1910: Léon Walras, French economist (b. 1834).
  • 1915: Nagakura Shinpachi, Japanese samurai. Captain of the second Shinsengumi troop.
  • 1916: Ulpiano Checa, Spanish painter, sculptor, poster artist and illustrator (b. 1860).
  • 1922 – Ernest Shackleton, Irish explorer (b.1874).
  • 1929: Nicolas Nikolayevich Romanov, Russian general (b.1856).
  • 1933 – Calvin Coolidge, 30th US President (b.1872).
  • 1936: Ramón María del Valle-Inclán, Spanish writer (b. 1866).
  • 1938: Bartomeu Rosselló-Pòrcel, poet and Spanish translator into the Catalan language (b. 1913).
  • 1939: Lisandro de la Torre, Argentine politician (b. 1868).
  • 1941: Amy Johnson, British aviator.
  • 1942: Tina Modotti, Italian photographer (b.1896).
  • 1943 – George Washington Carver, American educator (b.1864).
  • 1951: Andrei Platonov, Russian writer.
  • 1956: Mistinguett, French singer (b.1875).
  • 1956: Genoveva Torres Morales, religious and Spanish saint (b. 1870).
  • 1959: Adolpho Ducke, Italian biologist and ethnologist (b. 1876).
  • 1960: Francesc Sabaté, Spanish anarchist (b. 1915).
  • 1970: Max Born, German physicist, 1954 Nobel Prize Winner (b.1882).
  • 1970: Roberto Gerhard, Spanish composer (b. 1896).
  • 1976: Mal Evans, British assistant of the band The Beatles.
  • 1979: Charles Mingus, American musician.
  • 1981: Harold Clayton Urey, American chemist, 1934 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry (b. 1893).
  • 1981: Lanza del Vasto, Italian philosopher (b.1901).
  • 1982: Hans Conried, American actor (b.1917).
  • 1988: Pete Maravich, American basketball player (b.1947).
  • 1990: Arthur Kennedy, American actor (b.1914).
  • 1991: Vasko Popa, Yugoslav poet, originally from Romania.
  • 1993: Juan Benet, Spanish writer (b. 1927).
  • 1996: Yahya Ayyash, Palestinian terrorist (b. 1966).
  • 1997: André Franquin, Belgian cartoonist (Gaston Lagaffe) (b.1924).
  • 1998: Hugo Avendaño, Mexican singer and actor.
  • 1998: Sonny Bono, singer, actor and American politician.
  • 1998: Martz Schmidt, Spanish cartoonist (b. 1922).
  • 2003: Massimo Girotti, Italian actor (b.1918).
  • 2003: Roy Jenkins, British politician (b.1920).
  • 2003: Félix Loustau, Argentine footballer (b.1922).
  • 2003: Daphne Oram, British composer and musician (b. 1925).
  • 2004: Pepe Carroll, magician and Spanish television presenter (b. 1958).
  • 2006: María Fernanda Cartier, Argentine actress, singer, entertainer and model of Italian origin (b. 1926).
  • 2007: Momofuku Andō, Japanese businessman and inventor (b.1910).
  • 2008: Louis Hon, French footballer (b.1924).
  • 2009: Pascal Terry, French motorcycle racer (b.1959).
  • 2009: María Vilanova de Árbenz, feminist and first lady of Guatemala (b.1915).
  • 2010: Kenneth Noland, American painter (b.1924).
  • 2010: Santos Pastor, Spanish professor, economist and jurist (b. 1951).
  • 2011: Gabriel Cardona, writer, historian and Spanish military man (b. 1938).
  • 2011: Malangatana Ngwenya, Mozambican painter, sculptor and poet (b.1936).
  • 2012: Isaac Díaz Pardo, Galician artist and businessman.
  • 2013: Pierre Cogan, French cyclist (b.1914).
  • 2013: Joselo, Venezuelan actor and comedian (b.1936).
  • 2013: Vladimir Šenauer, Croatian footballer (b.1930).
  • 2013: Sol Yurick, American writer (b.1925).
  • 2014: Eugenia de Chikoff, Argentine media figure (b.1919).
  • 2014: Eusebio, Portuguese soccer player (b.1942).
  • 2014: Alma Muriel, Mexican actress (b.1951).
  • 2014: Nelson Ned, Brazilian bolero (b.1947).
  • 2014: Carmen Zapata, American actress (b.1927).
  • 2015: Jean-Pierre Beltoise, French pilot (b.1937).
  • 2016: Pierre Boulez, French composer and conductor (b.1925).
  • 2017: Andrés Rillón, Chilean lawyer, actor and comedian (b.1929).
  • 2018: John W. Young, captain, engineer and American astronaut (b.1930).
  • 2018: Thomas Bopp, American astronomer (b.1949).
  • 2019: Dragoslav Šekularac, Serbian footballer and coach (b.1937).
  • 2019: Eugenio Velasco Morandé, Chilean engineer, businessman and athlete (b.1929).
  • 2020: Ana Maria Primavesi, Brazilian agronomist of Austrian origin (b.1920).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

January 5 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Magic kings’s horse riding.
  • Colombia: Fourth day of the Carnival of Blacks and Whites (or Day of the Blacks), Pasto.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

A Day as Today - Catholic Santoral - Dorian's Secrets
Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

January 5 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Sinclética, virgin (4th century).
  • Saint Diosgracias, bishop (457/458).
  • Saint Emiliana of Rome, virgin (6th century).
  • Saint Convoion, abbot (868).
  • Saint Edward the Confessor (1066).
  • Saint Gerlaco, hermit (1165).
  • Blessed Rogerio de Todi, priest of the Order of Friars Minor (1237).
  • Blessed Francisco Peltier, Jacobo Ledoyen and Pedro Tressier, priests and martyrs (1794).
  • Saint John Nepomuceno Neumann, bishop, of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (1860).
  • Blessed María Repetto, virgin, of the Sisters of Our Lady of Refuge on Mount Calvary (1890).
  • Blessed Carlos de San Andrés Houben (Juan Andrés), priest of the Congregation of the Passion (1893).
  • Blessed Marcelina Darowska (1911).
  • Blessed Pedro Bonilli, priest, founder of the Institute of the Sisters of the Holy Family (1935).
  • Blessed Genoveva Torres Morales, virgin (1956).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

Capricorn Predictions
Capricorn Predictions

January 5 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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