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November 5th marks a day of diverse observances, each with its own unique flavor and significance. From celebrating distinctive physical traits to highlighting serious issues related to natural disasters, this date unites people under various banners of recognition and awareness.

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Interesting Facts of November 5th

  1. 1. Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Bonfire Night, is celebrated on November 5th, particularly in Great Britain. This tradition dates back to the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Guy Fawkes was arrested while guarding explosives intended to assassinate King James I and restore a Catholic monarch to the throne.
  2. 2. George B. Selden was granted the first U.S. patent for an automobile on November 5, 1895. His patent covered a "road engine" with a "liquid hydrocarbon engine of the compression type."
  3. 3. Tatum O'Neal became the youngest person ever to win an Academy Award on November 5, 1973, when she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in "Paper Moon" at the age of 10.
  4. 4. November 5, 2013, India launched the Mars Orbiter Mission, also called Mangalyaan, making ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) the fourth space agency to reach Mars, as well as the first to do so in its initial attempt.