On October 5 2011, Apple CEO and Co-Founder Steve Jobs succumbed to pancreatic cancer.
Here are other events that happened on this day in history:
1143 – King Alfonso VII of Leon recognises Portugal as a Kingdom.
1829 – The 21st president of the United States, Chester Alan Arthur, is born in North Fairfield, Vermont.
1962 – The first James Bond film, Dr. No, premieres in London.