Events, Births, Deaths occured on May 5

Historical Events

2012 - Deepika Kumari won the first World Cup title in individual recurve gold in Archery.

2012 - Indian Women Squash Team won Asian Squash Championship.

Famous Births

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Famous Deaths

1924 - Sree Vidyadhiraja Parama Bhattaraka Chattampi Swamikal passed away at Panmana, Quilon. He was a Hindu sage and social reformer from Kerala.

1953 - Sir Ramasamy Chetty Kandasamy Shanmukham Chetty died at the age of 60 in Cochin. He was a lawyer, economist and politician. He was the first finance minister of India after Independence. He was the Diwan of Cochin kingdom from 1935 to 1941.

2004 - Jaggaiah (Kongara Jaggaiah) died at the age of 77 in Chennai. He was a noted Telugu film and theater actor. He received Padma Bhushan from Government of India.

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