On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi

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? 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo