5th October’21 – What Happened Today In History? | On This Day

Today In History?

Find out what happened on the 5th of October in History. There are a lot many happenings which had taken place on this date in the pages of Indian History, here we have listed some of the very important events occur 5th of October


Adil Hussain is an Indian actor who has worked in Indian cinema, including art house cinema and mainstream Bollywood, as well as international cinema, in films such as The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Life of Pi (both 2012).

Naik Gian Singh VC (5 October 1915 – 6 October 1996) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Singh was born in Sahabpur, a village in the Nawanshahr district (Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar) of eastern Punjab.

Srinivasa Iyer Ramaswamy, also known as Cho Ramaswamy (born October 5, 1934) is a comedian, playwright, critic, lawyer and columnist from Tamil Nadu, India. He is editor of the popular Tamil magazine Thuglak. He is also known as Cho.

Shankar Jaikishan also known as S/J, is an Indian music composer duo in the Hindi film industry, working together from 1949–1971. Shankar-Jaikishan, along with other artists, wrote “everlasting” and “immortal melodies” in fifties and sixties.

Anuj Sachdeva (born October 5, 1982 in New Delhi) is an Indian television actor on Sabki Laadli Bebo and Phir Subah Hogi . He portrays the character Amrit on the show and plays Bebo’s husband. Amrit and Bebo met on a railway station and became friends.


Notable Moment


1878 First Indian circus was played by Vishnu Moreshwar Chhatre of Sangli at Mumbai.

1907 British MP Keir Hardie reported fomenting rebellion in India.

1957 Nehru becomes the first recipient of the key of Hiroshima Peace City.

1989 Dalal Lama was honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize (1989).

1993 Geet Sethi retained World Billiards title by beating Mike Russel.