On This Day 05 Aug | Today in History

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What Happened On This Day 05 Aug

  1. 1781: A battle took place between the Dutch and the British Armies in the Dogger bank.
  2. 1874: Japan introduced a postal saving system on the lines of England.
  3. 1914: The first electric traffic light was installed in America.
  4. 1940: Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico, and Argentina declared nationality in World War l.
  5. 1950: Warsaw was occupied by Germany in the first World War. Earlier this area was under the control of Russia.
  6. 1923: Henry Sullivan become the first American swimmer to cross the English channel.
  7. 1944: World War ll: polish rebels free 348 jewies prisoners and Liberate the German labor camp (Gesowka) in warsaw.
  8. 1949: An earthquake measuring 6.7 in Ecuador’s capital Quite killed 6,000 people.
  9. 1960: The African country Burkina Faso declared independent.
  10. 1963: Russia, Britain, and the United States signed a nuclear test prohibition Treaty in Moscow.
  11. 1991: Justice Leila Seth becomes the first woman judge in the Delhi High court. She was also the first lady lower to be destinated as a senior counsel by the Supreme Court of India.
  12. 2010: 70% of Kenya’s citizens supported the creation of a new constitution a part of democratic reformers in a referendum.
  13. 2001: NASA scientists climbed water on Mars in the journal Science.
  14. 2018: Mughal Sarai junction in Uttar Pradesh was renamed Deendayal Upadhyaya Railway Station.
  15. 2020: The center informs the supreme court that it has accepted the recommendation of the Bihar government for a CBI inquiry into the death of actress Sushant Singh Rajput. This was shared by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the center.
  16. 2020: Former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier (Retd) mark Anthony Phillips was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Guyana.
  17. 2020: The E-Gyan Mitra mobile app was launched by the Union Territory of Dadra-Nagar Haveli and Daman-Diu. “E-Gyan Mitra” mobile app was launched to provide online education.
On This Day 05 Aug
On This Day 05 Aug

Borns On This Day 05 Aug

  1. 1662: Scottish history and James and Anderson were born.
  2. 1913: Neil Armstrong, the world’s first astronaut to walk on the moon, was born.
  3. 1915: Famous poet Shivmangal Singh Suman was born.

Deaths On This Day 05 Aug

  1. 1950: India’s famous freedom fighter and the first chief minister of Assam Gopinath Bordoloi, passed away.
  2. 2000: Lala Amarnath, the great and famous cricketer of India passed away.

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