What Happened on August 5, 2012

Historical Events

  • 19 people are killed by Kurdish rebels in Hakk
  • Gunman opens fire on Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin killing six people and committing suicide

Olympic Games

Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt wins the 100m at the London Olympics in 9.63, besting the record he set in 2008 Olympics

2012 History

About August 5, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • UK #1 Song: Spectrum - Florence & The Machine