August 05 in History – What happened on 05 August in Past

✅ Published on August 5th, 2020 in August in History

05 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 05, the day number in a year is 217 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 218. August 05 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 05 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
25Guangwu claimed the throne as emperor of the Han Dynasty afterWang Mang, who had seized the throne himself and proclaimed the XinDynasty, died when peasant rebels besieged Chang'an.
641King Penda of Mercia defeated and killed King Oswald ofNorthumbria at the Battle of Maserfield, traditionally believed to havebeen fought in Oswestry, Shropshire, England.
1278King Alfonso X of Castile was forced to abandon the Siege ofAlgeciras, the first of many on the city during the Spanish Reconquista.
1543French and Turkish forces occupied Nice.
1583Explorer Humphrey Gilbert established the first English colonyin North America at what is now St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador,Canada.
1600Scottish nobleman John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie, died duringa failed attempt to kidnap King James VI.
1662Scottish historian James Anderson was born.
1716Battle of Petrovadin: 83,300 Austrian soldiers of Prince Eugene of Saloy defeated 150,000 Turks under Silahdadar Damat Ali Pasha (who was killed).
1763Battle of Pontiac: Battle of the Wild Runs- The British army led by Henry Bouquet defeated the Indians of the main Pontic in the Bush Run.
1852Tallied Indians destroyed the Fort Selkark, Yukon Territory.
1861With the passage of the Revenue Act, the U.S. government issuedits first income tax-3% of all incomes over $800 (later rescinded in1872).
1864American Civil War-Rear Admiral David Farragut successfully led the Union fleet through a mine field to victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay.
1874Japan introduced the postal savings system on the lines of England.
1874Japan introduced its postal savings system, which was modeled after a similar system in England.
1882Martial law was implemented in Japan.
1884The foundation stone for the Statue of Liberty was laid on the island of Bedelay in New York Harbor.
1888Bertha Benz made the first long-distance automobile trip, going106 km (66 mi) from Mannheim to Pforzheim, Germany, in a Benz Patent-Motorwagen, returning the next day.
1888Bertha Benz, the wife of the inventor of the car who invented the car, traveled 104 kilometers from Mannheim, Germany to Pforzheim, becoming the first person to travel such a long distance by car.
1891American Express issued the world's first traveler's check.
1914First traffic light installed in America.
1916First World War-The British Empire's Sinai and Palestinecampaign began with a victory in the Battle of Romani.
1921The Berlin Peace Agreement was signed by the United States and the United States.
1923Henry Sullivan became the first American to cross the English Channel.
1925The Welsh political party Plaid Cymru was founded with thegoals of promoting the Welsh language and the political independence ofthe Welsh nation.
1945US airplanes dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.
1949A magnitude 6.8 ML earthquake struck near Ambato, Ecuador,killing 5,050 people.
1949A quake measuring 6.7 struck Ecuador's capital Quito, killing six thousand people.
1962Actress and model Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her home inBrentwood, Los Angeles, an event that has become the center of one ofthe most debated conspiracy theories.
1963A partial nuclear test ban treaty had the United States, Britain and Russia as signatories. The ban ends testing in the atmosphere, outer space and underwater.
1966Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino opens in Las Vegas.
1973Two Arab gunmen from the Palestinian militant group Black September take 35 hostages; they open fire and throw grenades into a crowded passenger lounge at. This led to the death of 3 and injuring around 50 people. The terrorists are arrested and later sentenced to death for the murders.
1975Bollywood's famous actress Kajol was born.
1983AT&T is spread out into seven regional companies following the government's anti-trust suit against AT&T in 1974, and after nearly a decade of legal squabble, forced the phone behemoth to divest itself of companies that provided local service.
1991Justice Leela Seth became the first Indian woman to become the Chief Justice of the High Court.
1995During Operation Storm, Croatian forces recovered the town ofKnin from the Republic of Serbian Krajina.
2003A suicide bomber detonated a car bomb outside the lobby of theJW Marriott Hotel in Setiabudi, South Jakarta, Indonesia, killing twelvepeople and injuring 150.
2005The People's Republic of China formally accuses Hong Kong reporter Ching Cheong for spying. He is a journalist for The Straits Times.
2006Since the humans right organization was not authorized by the Interior Ministry, Iran put a ban on Nobel Peace Prize author Shirin Ebadi.
2007Authorities in Mozambique occupy thousands of boxes of counterfeit toothpaste , which they believe may have the hazardous chemical di-ethylene glycol.
2010South Korea starts a big anti-submarine drill in the Yellow Sea, near the quarreled maritime border, in what it sees as a display of power against North Korea and 'to be fully prepared for combat'; North Korea condemns this exercise.
2010War in Afghanistan-Ten foreign aid workers of theInternational Assistance Mission were killed by persons unknown in Kuranwa Munjan District of Badakhshan Province.
2011Juno, the first solar powered spacecraft to go to Jupiter from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, was launched.
2012Seven people died after a gunman attacked a Sikh temple in Oak Creak, Wisconsin. However, the shooter was killed by the Police in a shootout.
2013US military helicopter crashed at a US Marine Camp Hansen. This point is located in Japan's southernmost area of Okinawa and led to the death of 4 people and injured 3 others.
2014The Russian consumer protection agency, Rospotrebnadzor, adds Kentucky Gentleman to the increasing list of imports banned, saying that this Bourbon whiskey comprises of 'additives that can cause functional and eventually organic changes in the central and peripheral nervous systems, the endocrine system, as well as cause cancer and problems with infertility in men and women.'
2016The 31 Summer Olympics began at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



Famous Birthdays of August 05 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1932Tera de Marez Oyens / Pianist / Netherlands
1964Adam Yauch / Director / United States of America
1985Gil Vermouth / Footballer / Israel
1874Wesley Clair Mitchell / Academic / United States of America
1975Josep Jufré / Cyclist / Spain
1934Karl Johan Åström / Engineer / Sweden
1978Carolina Duer / Boxer / Argentina
1986Paula Creamer / Golfer / United States of America
1965Motoi Sakuraba / Composer / Japan
1946Bob McCarthy / Rugby Player / Australia
1880Gertrude Rush / Lawyer / United States of America
1978Rita Faltoyano / Actress / Hungary
1930Neil Aldon Armstrong / Scientist / United States of America
1988Eddie Nolan / Footballer / Ireland
1937Herb Brooks / Ice Hockey Player / United States of America
1985Laurent Ciman / Footballer / Belgium
1973Justin Marshall / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1877Tom Thomson / Painter / Canada
1959Pat Smear / Writer / United States of America
1890Erich Kleiber / Conductor / Austria
1946Bruce Coslet / Footballer / United States of America
1972Aaqib Javed / Cricketer / Pakistan
1961Janet McTeer / Actress / United Kingdom
1866Harry Trott / Cricketer / Australia
1978Kim Gevaert / Sprinter / Belgium
1984Helene Fischer / Singer / Germany
1935John Saxon / Actor / United States of America
1980Wayne Bridge / Footballer / United Kingdom
1969Robert Scott / Rower / Australia
1969Vasbert Drakes / Cricketer / Barbados

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