Historical Events on August 5, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st quasar located by radio
  • Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela arrested for incitement and for illegally leaving South Africa

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • UN command forbids flights to Katangese airports