What Happened on August 5, 2020

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the cornerstone for a new Hindu temple at Ayodhya Ram to replace a previous Muslim mosque

Famous Deaths

  • Aritana Yawalapiti, Brazilian indigenous cacique (leader) of Yawalapiti people, who sought to preserve the Amazon, dies of COVID-19 at 71
2020 Highlights

About August 5, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cardigan - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Head & Heart - Joel Corry Ft. Mnek