April 5 is the 95th day of the Gregorian calendar ( 96th in leap years), thus 270 days remain until the end of the year.
- 3.1 Before the 19th century
- 3.2 19th century
- 3.3 20th century
- 3.4 21st century
- 4.1 Religious observances
- 4.2 Name Days
Politics and World Affairs
- 56 BC: The agreement of Lucca Gaius Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus and Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus affirm on the initiative of Caesar the four years earlier closed triumvirate.
- 0823: Pope Paschal I is crowned co-emperor Lothair I of the Roman alongside his father Louis the Pious.
- 1167: After Emperor Frederick Barbarossa has imposed on the city of Salzburg, the imperial ban, because Archbishop Konrad II von Babenberg has begun to reign without his investiture, it is burnt down by the Emperor loyal Counts of Plain.
Science and Technology
- 2012: as " merchants of death " designated Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is convicted by a U.S. court to 25 years' imprisonment.
Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.
- 2011: In the Giuseppe Meazza stadium of FC Schalke 04 beats to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League title holders Inter Milan 5-2 (2-2 ). A week later, Schalke pulls the first time in a Champions League semi-final one.
Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.
Before the 19th century
Before the 19th century
- 0902: al- Mu'tadid bi- ' llah, Abbasid Caliph
- 1078: Richard of Capua, Norman prince in southern Italy
- 1258: Juliana of Liege, German Choir woman and mystic
- 1419: Vincent Ferrer Catholic saint, Dominican preacher
- 1432: Carmagnola, Italian commander
- 1534: Jan Matthys, Dutch Anabaptists
- 1563: George Melhorn, German Protestant theologian and educator
- 1601: Wolfgang von Dalberg, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz ( 1582-1601 )
- 2001: Aldo Olivieri, Italian footballer and coach
- 2002: Layne Staley, American musician (Alice In Chains )
- 2004: Fernand Goyvaerts, Belgian footballer
- 2004: Siegfried Trotnow German gynecologist and reproductive medicine
- 2004: Heiner Zieschang, German mathematician
- 2005: Saul Bellow, Canadian- American novelist and Nobel Prize winner
- 2005: Wilhelm Weber, Austrian economist.
- 2006: Marianne Laqueur, German -Turkish computer scientist
- 2006: Gene Pitney, American singer and songwriter
- 2006: Rolf Recknagel, German writer and editor
- 2006: Wilhelm Stäglich, German judge and revisionist
- 2006: Allan Kaprow, American artist and art theoretician of action art
- 2007: Werner Maser, German historian and journalist
- 2007: Mark St. John, American rock musician
- 2008: Charlton Heston, American actor
- 2008: Herbert Breiteneder, Austrian racing driver
- 2010: Gisela Trowe, German actress
- 2011: Baruch Samuel Blumberg, American physicians
- 2012: Jim Marshall, British entrepreneur
- 2012: Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, German industrial designer
Holidays and observances
- Pandita Ramabai, Indian belief Botin and benefactress ( Protestant)
- Christian Scriver, German pastor and hymn writer ( Protestant)
- St. Vincent Ferrer, Spanish monk and theologian, preacher and patron ( Catholic)
- St. Juliana of Liege, Choir wife and prioress and mystic Virgin ( Catholic)
More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.
- Day in April