What Happened on August 5, 1940

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge
  • St Louis Brown John Whitehead no-hits Detroit Tigers, 4-0 in 6 innings

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75
  • Frederick Cook, American explorer, claimed to have 1st discovered North Pole, dies at 75