Historical Events on August 5, 1962

About Aug 5, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 11 days

Historical Events

  • 1st quasar located by radio

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nelson Mandela arrested for incitement and for illegally leaving South Africa

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • UN command forbids flights to Katangese airports