On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 2015

Historical Events

  • Fishing boat carrying around 600 migrants sinks of the coast of Libya, 373 rescued
  • Torrential rains and flooding leave at least 178 people dead in India, in the wake of Cyclone Komen

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Jennifer Aniston (46) weds fellow actor and producer Justin Theroux (44) at their home in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • George Cole, English actor (Minder), dies at 90
2015 Highlights

About August 5, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo