Skiing competitions held for the first time in Uludağ

Skiing competitions held for the first time in Uludag

February 5 is the 36th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left before the end of the year is 329.

Railways

  • February 5, 1850 Beginning of the first railway construction activities in the Ottoman Empire.

Olaylar

  • 1869 – The world’s largest gold nugget, called “Welcome Stranger”, weighing 78 kilograms and composed of 91% pure gold, is mined a few centimeters underground in the Australian state of Victoria.
  • 1877 – Mithat Pasha is removed from his position as Grand Vizier. He was then strangled in Taif’s dungeon.
  • 1885 – King of Belgium II. Leopold declared the Congo his personal property.
  • 1917 – The United States Congress passes an immigration law banning Asian immigration, despite President Woodrow Wilson’s veto.
  • 1919 – Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and DW Griffith found the United Artists film company.
  • 1919 – The resistance organization named Karakol Cemiyeti is founded.
  • 1924 – The Turkish Women’s Union is established under the chairmanship of Nezihe Muhittin.
  • 1924 – Greenwich Observatory begins broadcasting time signals.
  • 1932 – The first Turkish tango The past is a wound in my heartcommented on for the first time by Ms. Seyyan.
  • 1932 – The first Turkish sermon is read in the Süleymaniye Mosque.
  • 1933 – Atatürk interrupts his Aegean tour and travels to Bursa on February 1, when a group demonstrates in Bursa, using the Turkish call to prayer and recital as an excuse.
  • 1936 – Charlie Chaplin’s last silent film, Modern times entered the show.
  • 1937 – With the amendment to Article 2 of the Constitution, six principles enter the text of the Constitution: The Turkish state is republican, nationalist, populist, statist, secular and revolutionary. Its official language is Turkish. The office is the city of Ankara.
  • 1939 – Skiing competitions are held for the first time in Uludağ.
  • 1956 – The Meriç and Tunca rivers froze; Wolves descended on Yeşilköy and Mecidiyeköy and the people of Istanbul were left without bread.
  • 1958 – Gamal Abdel Nasser is nominated to become the first president of the United Arab Republic.
  • 1958 – The US Air Force loses a hydrogen bomb off Georgia. The bomb has not been found.
  • 1959 – Start of talks on “Cyprus” between the United Kingdom, Turkey and Greece in Zurich.
  • 1971 – Apollo 14 landed on the lunar surface.
  • 1972 – Bob Douglas becomes the first black American inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
  • 1973 – 20 black workers go on strike in South Africa.
  • 1975 – The arms embargo decision made by the US Congress on December 11, 1974 begins to be implemented. The justification for the embargo was Turkey’s military intervention in Cyprus in July-August 1974.
  • 1976 – US airline Lockheed announces it has paid bribes in Turkey.
  • 1983 – The 12th and 37th executions of the September 38 coup: Exactly one year after their brother Hasan Karaköse was killed by Halil Çatal on March 20, 1973, Halil Çatal’s wife Nafia Çatal and his son Mevlut went to the field on March 20, 1974. Rıdvan Karaköse and Cavit Karaköse, who killed Çatal, were executed.
  • 1983 – Nokta magazine started its publishing life.
  • 1988 – Manuel Noriega is prosecuted for smuggling and money laundering.
  • 1988 – The 1964 decree freezing the rights of Greek nationals to their real estate in Turkey is repealed.
  • 1993 – ANAP Istanbul MP ​​Adnan Kahveci, his wife and daughter died in a traffic accident near Bolu-Gerede; Kahveci’s son survived the crash with injuries.
  • 1994 – A bomb explodes in Markale market during the Bosnian war; 68 people were killed and 144 injured.
  • 2007 – American astronaut Sunita Williams became the “longest woman to walk in space” with a 22-hour, 27-minute spacewalk to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system.
  • Flight 2020 – 2193: The Pegasus Airlines plane, which was operating the Izmir-Istanbul flight, crashed off the runway while landing at Sabiha Gökçen Airport. 3 people died in the accident, 179 people were injured.

births

  • 1626 – Madame de Sévigné, French aristocrat (died 1696)
  • 1723 – John Witherspoon, American Presbyterian priest and Founding Father of the United States (died 1794)
  • 1737 – Park Ji-won, Korean Neo-Confucian philosopher, mercantilist, diplomat, economist and novelist (died 1805)
  • 1788 – Robert Peel, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died 1850)
  • 1799 – John Lindley, English botanist and orchidologist (died 1865)
  • 1804 – Johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finnish Swedish poet (died 1877)
  • 1808 – Carl Spitzweg, German poet and painter (died 1885)
  • 1812 – Georges-Charles de Heeckeren d’Anthès, French military officer and politician, senator (d. 1895)
  • 1835 – Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke, German astronomer (d. 1897)
  • 1836 – Nikolay Alexandrovich Dobrolyubov, Russian critic and journalist (died 1861)
  • 1840 – John Boyd Dunlop, Scottish inventor (died 1921)
  • 1848 – Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean officer (died 1882)
  • 1852 – Terauchi Masatake, Japanese soldier and statesman (died 1919)
  • 1858 – Saffet Atabinen, Turkey’s first conductor (died 1939)
  • 1867 – Bernard Carra de Vaux, French orientalist (died 1953)
  • 1872 – Selma Rıza Feraceli, Turkey’s first female journalist (died 1931)
  • 1877 – Vladimir Minorsky, Russian orientalist (died 1966)
  • 1878 – André Citroën, French engineer and businessman (died 1935)
  • 1885 – Burton Downing, American cyclist (died 1929)
  • 1889 – Recep Peker, Turkish soldier and politician (died 1950)
  • 1897 – Dirk Stikker, Dutch banker, industrialist, politician and diplomat (died 1979)
  • 1897 – Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, German far-right activist (died 1945)
  • 1907 – Eren Eyüboğlu, Turkish painter (died 1988)
  • 1912 – Hedwig Potthast, mistress of Heinrich Himmler (died 1994)
  • 1914 – William Burroughs, American novelist and essayist (died 1997)
  • 1917 – Kerime Nadir, Turkish novelist (died 1984)
  • 1918 – Kara Karayev, Azerbaijani composer (died 1982)
  • 1918 – Otto Scrinzi, Austrian neurologist, journalist and far-right politician (died 2012)
  • 1919 – Andreas Papandreou, Greek economist and politician (former Prime Minister of Greece) (died 1996)
  • 1919 – Red Buttons, American actor and comedian (died 2006)
  • 1932 – Cesare Maldini, Italian footballer (died 2016)
  • 1932 – Vladimir Maneyev, Russian wrestler (died 1985)
  • 1940 – Özay Güldüm, Turkish folk music artist (died 2000)
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  • 1946 – Charlotte Rampling, English actress
  • 1950 – Nihat Nikerel, Turkish actor and writer (born in 2009)
  • 1951 – Yaşar Nuri Öztürk, Turkish scholar, journalist, writer and politician (died 2016)
  • 1951 – Robin Sachs, English film and television actor (died 2013)
  • 1952 – Daniel Balavoine, French singer (died 1986)
  • 1956 – Sevda Karaca, Turkish pop music and film artist
  • 1957 – Mustafa Elitaş, Turkish politician
  • Orhan Alkaya, Turkish poet, writer, theater and film actor, director and journalist
  • Kenneth Holm, Swedish luge
  • 1959 – Lütfü Türkkan, Turkish politician
  • 1961 – Ersin Kalkan, Turkish journalist and writer
  • 1961 – Hakan Peker, Turkish singer
  • 1962 – Jennifer Jason Leigh, American actress
  • 1964 – Duff McKagan, American musician and composer
  • 1964 – Laura Linney, American actress
  • 1965 – Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian coach and former football player
  • 1966 – Soner Arıca, Turkish singer
  • 1973 – Judith Katrijntje “Trijntje” Oosterhuis, Dutch pop singer.
  • 1974 – Deniz Yılmaz, Turkish guitarist, vocalist and lead singer of Kurban
  • 1975 – Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Indonesian-Dutch football player
  • 1976 – Altan Aksoy, Turkish national football player
  • 1980 – Manaf Abushgeer, Saudi footballer
  • 1981 – Ahu Sungur, Turkish actress
  • 1981 – Nora Zehetner, American actress
  • 1984 – Erika, Italian pop singer
  • 1984 – Carlos Tevez, Argentine footballer
  • 1985 – Cihan Özdemir, Turkish singer
  • 1985 – Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese footballer
  • 1986 – Manuel Fernandes, Portuguese footballer
  • 1987 – Özge Gürel, Turkish actress
  • 1992 – Neymar, Brazilian footballer
  • 1995 – Adnan Januzaj, Kosovar-Albanian-born Belgian footballer
  • 2002 – Davis Cleveland, American actor
  • 2003 – Sümeyye Boyacı, Turkish swimmer

Armed

  • 1661 – Shunzhi, Third Qing Dynasty Emperor of China (b. 1638)
  • 1790 – William Cullen, Scottish physician (b. 1710)
  • 1807 – Pasquale Paoli, Italian statesman and patriot (b. 1725)
  • 1818-XIII. Karl, first king of the Swedish-Norwegian union (b. 1748)
  • 1881 – Thomas Carlyle, Scottish essayist and satirist, historian and educator (b. 1795)
  • 1883 – Pertevniyal Sultan, mother of Abdülaziz, Valide Sultan and II. Wife of Mahmud (b. 1810)
  • 1887 – Beşir Fuad, Turkish soldier, translator, journalist and intellectual (born in 1852)
  • 1888 – Anton Mauve, Dutch realist painter (b. 1838)
  • 1889 – Ole Jacob Broch, Norwegian mathematician, physicist, economist and politician (b. 1818)
  • 1894 – Auguste Vaillant, French anarchist (b. 1861)
  • 1926 – André Gedalge, French composer and teacher (born in 1856)
  • 1931 – Mihal Grameno, Albanian nationalist, politician, writer, freedom fighter and journalist (b. 1871)
  • 1937 – Lou Andreas-Salomé, Russian psychoanalyst and writer (born in 1861)
  • 1939 – Gheorghe Țițeica, Romanian mathematician (b. 1873)
  • 1946 – George Arliss, English actor (born 1868)
  • 1958 – Lili Berky, Hungarian actress (born in 1886)
  • 1960 – Mustafa Kurucu, Turkish mystic, teacher and Islamic scholar (b. 1887)
  • 1961 – Helmuth Theodor Bossert, German-Turkish linguist and archaeologist (b. 1889)
  • 1967 – Violeta Parra, Chilean folk singer (born 1917)
  • 1969 – Thelma Ritter, American actress (born in 1902)
  • 1971 – Mátyás Rákosi, Hungarian communist politician and leader of the Hungarian Communist Party from 1945 to 1956 (born 1892)
  • 1976 – Arnold Petersen, National Secretary of the Socialist Workers Party of America (b. 1885)
  • 1990 – Sümeyra Çakır, Turkish singer (born in 1946)
  • 1993 – Adnan Kahveci, Turkish politician (born in 1949)
  • 1993 – Joseph L. Mankiewicz, American producer, director, screenwriter and winner of the Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay (born 1909)
  • 1994 – Hermann Josef Abs, German banker and financier (b. 1901)
  • 1999 – Wassily Leontief, Russian economist and Nobel laureate (b. 1906)
  • 2005 – Gnassingbé Eyadéma, President of Togo (b. 1935)
  • 2006 – Andrea Santoro, Italian missionary priest (born in 1945)
  • 2006 – Cemal Kutay, Turkish historian and writer (b. 1909)
  • 2008 – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru (who developed the technique of Transcendental Meditation) (b. 1918)
  • 2014 – Carlos Borges, Uruguayan footballer (born in 1932)
  • 2020 – Carlos Barisio, Argentinian footballer (born in 1951)
  • 2020 – Kirk Douglas, American actor (born in 1916)
  • 2021 – Christopher Plummer, Canadian film, stage and television actor and Academy Award winner for Best Supporting Actor (born 1929)

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