Template:On this day/October 5
From Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia
- 1995 – Hurricane Opal made landfall.
- 2000 – The Escambia County School District's administrative building on Garden Street was named in honor of educator Vernon McDaniel.
- 2006 – Vince Whibbs, Jr. was disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court and charged with grand theft and mortgage fraud.
- 2007 – Roy Atchison committed suicide while in detention.