What Happened on August 5, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fishing boat carrying around 600 migrants sinks of the coast of Libya, 373 rescued
  • Torrential rains and flooding leave at least 178 people dead in India, in the wake of Cyclone Komen

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jennifer Aniston (46) weds fellow actor and producer Justin Theroux (44) at their home in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • George Cole, English actor (Minder), dies at 90