Historical Events In August - 05
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
2012 On this day in history gunman opens fire on Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin killing six people and committing suicide
2013 160 people are killed by flash floods across Afghanistan and Pakistan on this day in history.
2014 Obama signs The Iron Dome Bill providing $225 million in additional funding for Israel's Iron Dome defense on this day in history.
2017 Usain Bolt races his last race, coming third in the 100m at IAAF World Championships in London on August - 05.
2017 On this day in history uN Security Council votes to impose sanctions on North Korea for its continued missile program
2017 The UN Security Council unanimously approves fresh sanctions on North Korean trade and investment on this day in history.
2018 British Open Women's Golf, Royal Lyham & St. Annes: England's Georgia Hall wins her first major title by 2 shots from Pornanong Phatlum of Thailand on August - 05.
2018 English swimmer Adam Peaty breaks his own world record in 57.00 as he wins his 9th European 100m breaststroke title in Glasgow, Scotland on August - 05.
2018 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declares "now we are a land of droughts" as 99% of New South Wales affected on this day in history.
2018 Vintage Junkers Ju-52 plane crashes near Flims, Switzerland, killing all 20 on board on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 6.9 magnitude earthquake on island of Lombok, Indonesia, kills at least 460 people and displaces 350,000
2019 On August - 05 revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir: India revokes the part of its constitution that gives Indian-administered Kashmir special status in an unprecedented move.
2019 Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests: Amid ongoing protests, Hong Kong is hit by the first general strikes of their kind since 1967 on this day in history.
2020 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the cornerstone for a new Hindu temple at Ayodhya Ram to replace a previous Muslim mosque on this day in history.
2020 On this day in history u.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar travels to Taiwan, the highest U.S. official visit to the country in 40 years. The PRC condemns the visit.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The worldwide death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 700,000 on August - 05.
2021 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (80) announces he will be unable to accompany the band on its 2021 U.S. tour, based on medical advice; American Steve Jordan tapped to fill in on this day in history.
2021 FC Barcelona confirms record breaking Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi will leave the club because of Spanish La Liga regulations on player payments on August - 05.
2021 Tigray War: The Tigray Defense Forces seize the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lalibela on August - 05.