On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 2001

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Open Women's Golf, Sunningdale GC: Se Ri Pak of South Korea wins by 2 strokes from Mi Hyun Kim; event gains LPGA major status for first time

LPGA Golfer Se Ri Pak
LPGA Golfer
Se Ri Pak
  • Cleveland Indians tie a MLB record in erasing a 12 run Seattle lead to win 15-14, also preventing the Mariners from reaching a record 117 season wins

Famous Deaths

  • Otema Allimadi, Prime Minister of Uganda (b. 1929)
2001 Highlights

About August 5, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo