This was 5th day of the year and 360 days remained in the year.


January 5 Birthdays

Alvin Ailey
1931–1989, American Dancer, Choreographer.

Shah Jahan
Indian Mughal Emperor (1592)

Zebulon Pike
explorer (1779)

Constantin Stanislavsky
actor, producer, teacher (1863)

Konrad Adenauer
West German chancellor (1876)

George Reeves
actor (1914)

Robert Duvall
actor (1931)

Umberto Eco
novelist, essayist, and scholar (1932)

Hayao Miyazaki
filmmaker, animator (1941)

Diane Keaton
actress, director (1946)

Bradley Cooper
actor (1975)

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January 5 in History

1896

A German newspaper reported German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen's discovery of X-rays.

1914

Henry Ford introduced the $5-a-day minimum wage.

1925

Nellie Tayloe Ross became the first woman governor of a state (Wyoming).

1972

President Nixon ordered the development of the space shuttle.

2000

INS Commissioner Doris Meissner ruled that 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez must be returned to Cuba.

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