On This Day

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

OlympicsOlympic Games

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

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt

2012 Highlights

About August 5, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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