August 5, 1995 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • The city of Knin, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated as the day of victory (Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day) in Croatia.

Deaths in History

  • Agha Hasan Abedi, banker, dies at 73
  • Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller, dies at 81