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Historical Events In August - 05

Tuesday, 18 June 2024

1944  On August - 05 more than 1,000 Japanese prisoners of war unsuccessfully attempt to escape from Camp in Cowra, New South Wales 234 are killed, 108 wounded.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  US 79th/90th division occupy Laval/Mayenne on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  More than 1,000 Japanese prisoners of war unsuccessfully attempt to escape from Camp in Cowra, New South Wales: 234 are killed, 108 wounded on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Atom Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (Aug 6th in Japan) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On this day in history netherlands ceases political action in Indonesia, due to UN pressure  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  On August - 05 joannes D M Cornelissen, historian (Johann de White), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  Cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On August - 05 6.75 Earthquake hits Quito; about 6000 die  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On August - 05 ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore to retain HW boxing title  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  Emil Abderhalden, Swiss physiologist/bio-chemistry, dies at 73 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  Armed uprising in Ambonezen Camp Middelburg on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  On August - 05 operation Big Switch begins - exchange of prisoners of war of Korean Conflict  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  Operation "Big Switch" Korean War prisoner exchanged at Panmunjom on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  Boxing Hall of Fame's 1st election selects 24 modern & 15 pioneers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On August - 05 after playing 274 straight games at 2nd base, Nellie Fox is given a day off he comes back next 798 consecutive games  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On August - 05 carmen Miranda, singer/actress (Down Argentine Way), dies at 42  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On August - 05 kUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS/ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On August - 05 "American Bandstand," goes on network TV (ABC)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On August - 05 "American Bandstand," begins network TV (ABC)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  Heinrich O Wieland, German chemist (Nobel 1927), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/composer (3 Blind Mice), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1959  Edgar Guest, US poet/newspaperman, dies at 77 on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On this day in history ice Harbor Dam, Washington reaches 118 degrees F (state record)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On this day in history eva JC Beck, actress (Elckerlyc, Resurrection), dies at 63  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history first quasar located by radio  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On August - 05 nelson Mandela arrested for incitement & illigally leaving South Africa  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history nelson Mandella arrested and then imprisoned  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history marilyn Monroe, found dead of apparent self-inflicted drug OD at 35  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Britain, US & Russia sign nuclear test ban treaty on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history nuclear Test Ban Agreement signed, allowing nuclear weapon to only be tested underground  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  World auto speed record set at 407.45 MPH on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  US begins bombing North Vietnam on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Moa Martinson, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1301  On August - 05 birth of edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1397  Guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474) was born on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1461  On this day in history birth of alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1604  John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized was born on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1607  Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1623  On this day in history birth of antonio Cesti, composer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1624  On this day in history birth of william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0882  On this day in history death of king Louis III of France (b. 863)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1063  Death of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1157  On this day in history dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1364  On August - 05 death of emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  Death of Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1610  Death of Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on August - 05.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1644  On this day in history j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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