August 5, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Sicily: 3 US A-36's bomb British headquarter
  • Soviet forces reconquer Orel & Bjelgorod
  • World War II: at around 11 A.M during the Battle of Troina, Mount Etna erupts sending ash and lava miles into the sky.

Deaths in History

  • Adam Kuckhoff, German writer and resistance fighter, is executed during WWII at 55