Wikipedia: History of the Day/August 5

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August 19, 2022

August 5th: Independence Day of Burkina Faso 1392 - Joseon is founded by Lee Seong-gye, a general of Goryeo. 1962 - Nelson Mandela (pictured) is arrested and imprisoned for treason. 1963 - The United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union sign a partial nuclear test ban treaty. 1995 - Korea's first commercial satellite, Mugunghwa-1, is launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, USA. 2010 - The San Jose mine collapses in Chile.