August 5, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 1st quasar located by radio

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