On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 2011

Historical Events

  • NASA launches its Juno space probe from Cape Canaveral to orbit and study Jupiter
  • Svalbard Polar Bear Attack - a rogue Polar Bear attacks and kills a British schoolboy

Famous Deaths

  • Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician (Deputy Prime Minister of Poland), dies at 57
2011 Highlights

About August 5, 2011

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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