On This Day: October 05th
This is 278th day of the year and 87 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—26 Tishri 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 26th day of the 8th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Bob Geldofrock musician
Maya Linarchitect and artist
Mario Lemieuxhockey player
Vaclav Havelpolitical leader, dramatist, poet
Chester A. Arthurformer president
Francesco Guardilandscape and architectural painter
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.