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Monday August 5, 2019

August 5: Day of the Week

August 5, 2019 was the 217th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 148 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 642
    Battle of Maserfield – Penda of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald of Northumbria.
  • 1100
    Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.
  • 1388
    The Battle of Otterburn, a border skirmish between the Scottish and the English in Northern England, is fought near Otterburn.
  • 1600
    The Gowrie Conspiracy against King James VI of Scotland (later to become King James I of England) takes place.
  • 1781
    The Battle of Dogger Bank takes place.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: in order to help pay for the war effort, the United States government levies the first income tax as part of the Revenue Act of 1861 (3% of all incomes over US $800; rescinded in 1872).
  • 1906
    Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, King of Iran, agrees to convert the government to a constitutional monarchy.
  • 1949
    The Mann Gulch fire kills 13 firefighters in Montana.
  • 1969
    Mariner program: Mariner 7 makes its closest fly-by of Mars (3,524 kilometers).
  • 1995
    The city of Knin, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated in Croatia as Victory Day.

Who were born on August 5?

  • 1461
    King Alexander Jagiellon of Poland (d. 1506)
  • 1843
    James Scott Skinner, Scottish composer (d. 1927)
  • 1866
    Harry Trott, Australian cricketer (d. 1917)
  • 1910
    Bruno Coquatrix, French songwriter and music impresario (d. 1979)
  • 1934
    Gay Byrne, Irish broadcaster
  • 1947
    Angry Anderson, Australian entertainer (Rose Tattoo)
  • 1975
    Antony Cotton, English actor
  • 1975
    Iddo Goldberg, Israeli/British actor
  • 1980
    Ali Umar, Maldivian footballer
  • 1985
    Laurent Ciman, Belgian footballer

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