September 5th in History1905: The war in Korea and Manchuria, between Japan and Russian, ends
1972: Israeli athletes held hostage by Arab guerrillas at the Munich Olympics
1975: US President Gerald Ford escapes assassination attempt in Sacramento
1991: The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), wound up by the Congress of Peoples Deputies
September 5th birthdays1831: Victorien Sardou, French playwright; author of 'La Tosca'
1847: Jesse James, American outlaw of the Wild West
1902: Daryl F. Zanuck, American film producer
1942: Raquel Welch, American film actress