August 5

The August 5 is the 217th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 218th in leap years), so as 148 days remaining until the end of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century 3.3.1 1901-1950
  • 3.3.2 1951-2000

Events

Politics and World Affairs

  • 371 BC: In the Battle of Leuctra Thebes defeats Sparta and rises in the wake of the Greek hegemon.
  • 0025: The Empire of China is calling on the urging of his followers Liu Xiu from the Emperor. He argues with his accession as Han Guangwu di the eastern Han Dynasty. In January 27 he manages to knock down the years -long rebellion of the Red Eyebrows.
  • 0642: In the Battle of Maser Field defeated Penda of Mercia, the last pagan king of the Anglo-Saxons, the Christian King Oswald of Northumbria, who falls in battle and is canonized later.
  • 1068: The Normans under Robert Guiscard begin the siege of Bari, the last stronghold of the Byzantine Empire in Italy.
  • 1100: Henry I is crowned after the death of his brother William II in Westminster Abbey to the king of England.

Economy

Science and Technology

Culture

Religion

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.

Sports

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.

Born

Before the 19th century

19th century

Ambroise Thomas (* 1811)

Ivar Andreas Aasen (* 1813)

Carola of Vasa -Holstein -Gottorp (* 1833)

Guy de Maupassant (* 1850)

Hermann Lüdemann (* 1880)

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

Died

Before the 19th century

  • 0393 BC: Kosho, 5th Emperor of Japan
  • 0371 BC: Cleombrotus I., Spartan King
  • 0465: Libius Severus, Western Roman Emperor
  • 0642: Oswald of Northumbria, an Anglo-Saxon king and Holy
  • 0764: Holy Abel Mitabt to Lobbes and Archbishop of Reims
  • 0824: Heizei, 51st emperor of Japan
  • 0882: . Ludwig III, King of France
  • 1063: Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Wales
  • 1079: Hezilo of Hildesheim, Bishop of Hildesheim
  • 1105: Rashi, Rabbi and Talmudic commentator
  • 1191: Rudolf von Zahringen, Archbishop of Mainz and Bishop of Liège
  • 1364: Kōgon, Emperor of Japan
  • 1415: Richard of Conisburgh, 1st Earl of Cambridge, Earl of Cambridge
  • 1447: John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter, English nobleman

19th century

Empress Victoria († 1901)

Julius Stinde († 1905)

Anton Joseph Gruscha († 1911)

20th century

1901-1950

Hilde Coppi († 1943)

Cato Bontjes van Beek († 1943)

Wilhelm Marx († 1946)

1951-2000

21st Century

  • 2001: Otema Allimadi, Ugandan politicians
  • 2001: Ingo Braecklein, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Thuringia
  • 2001: Jürgen Alexander Hess, German illustrator
  • 2001: Hans Holt, Austrian actor
  • 2001: Bahne Rabe, German rower
  • 2001: Dương Văn Minh, South Vietnamese politician and General
  • 2002: Chick Hearn, American sportscaster
  • 2002: Joseph W. Huber, German artist
  • 2002: Franco Lucentini, Italian translator, journalist and writer
  • 2003: Carlo Coccioli, Italian writer
  • 2003: Heinz Krekeler, German chemist and politician
  • 2003: Hans Zacher, German developer of standards for the determination of flight characteristics
  • 2004: Uri Adelman, Israeli writer, musician and composer
  • 2005: Polina Astachowa, Ukrainian gymnast
  • 2005: Hans Faillard, German professor of biochemistry and physiological chemistry
  • 2005: Raymond Klibansky, Canadian philosopher
  • 2005: Edwin Koller, Swiss politician
  • 2006: Susan Butcher, American dog trainer
  • 2006: Adrienne Clostre, French composer
  • 2006: Hugo Schiltz, Belgian politician
  • 2006: Daniel Schmid, Swiss film director
  • 2006: Sam White, American film director
  • 2007: Jean- Marie Lustiger, Archbishop of Paris and Cardinal
  • 2007: Pedro Messiah, Chilean pianist and conductor
  • 2008: Eva Pflug, German actress
  • 2008: Manuel d' Almeida Trindade, Portuguese Bishop
  • 2009: Ric Cartey, American rockabilly musician and songwriter
  • 2009: Hans Müllejans, German theologian and Aachen Cathedral Provost
  • 2010: Francisco María Aguilera González, Mexican theologian and Bishop
  • 2010: Fritz B. Busch, German journalist
  • 2011: Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician
  • 2012: Erwin Axer, Polish theater director
  • 2012: Michel Daerden, Belgian politician
  • 2012: Ruggiero Ricci, American violinist
  • 2012: Chavela Vargas, Costa Rican - Mexican singer
  • 2013: George Duke, American jazz musician
  • 2013: Robert Hausser, German Photographer

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Franz hardener, Alsatian pastor ( Protestant)
  • St. Fabian, Roman Bishop, martyr and patron saint ( Orthodox)
  • Mary Snow, consecration of the Roman basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore ( Catholic)
  • Name Days Abel, Oswald
  • State Holidays and observances Croatia, Victory Day and Homeland Thanksgiving (since 1996)

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in August

Pictures of August 5

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