What Happened on August 5, 2011

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NASA launches its Juno space probe from Cape Canaveral to orbit and study Jupiter
  • Svalbard Polar Bear Attack (2011) - a rogue Polar Bear attacks and kills a British schoolboy.

Famous Deaths

  • Andrzej Lepper, former Polish Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1954)