On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 2014

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Obama signs The Iron Dome Bill providing $225 million in additional funding for Israel's Iron Dome defense

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Arvind Apte, Indian cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test), dies at 79
  • Chapman Pincher, British journalist and author (about secret service), dies at 100
  • Jesse Leonard Steinfeld, 11th US Surgeon General (1969-73), dies at 87
2014 Highlights

About August 5, 2014

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo