August 5 is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) according to the Gregorian calendar.
There are 148 days left until the end of the year.
Until October 15, 1582 - August 5 according to the Julian calendar, from October 15, 1582 - August 5 according to the Gregorian calendar.
In the 20th and 21st centuries, it corresponds to July 23 according to the Julian calendar.
Holidays and memorable days
See also: Category:Holidays August 5
Iran - Islamic Human Rights Day
Croatia - Day of Victory and Gratitude to the Fatherland
Orthodox celebration in honor of the Pochaev Icon of the Mother of God (1675);
the memory of the martyrs Trofim, Theophilus and 13 martyrs with them (284-305);
the memory of the righteous warrior Theodore Ushakov (glorification, 2001);
the memory of the Hieromartyr Apollinaris, Bishop of Ravenna (c. 75);
the memory of the Monk Martyr Job Ushchelsky;
the memory of Hieromartyr Michael Troitsky, presbyter and martyr Andrei Argunov (1938);
Cathedral of the Smolensk Saints (movable celebration in 2018);
celebration in honor of the icon of the Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow" (with pennies) (1888).
Orthodox (date according to the new style):
Andrei - Martyr Andrei (Argunov).
Apollinaris (Apollo, Apolinarius) - Hieromartyr Apollinaris of Ravenna.
Apollonius - Martyr Apollonius.
Vitalian (Vitalius) - Hieromartyr Vitalian.
Trofim - Martyr Trofim of Lycia.
Theodore (Fyodor) - the righteous warrior Theodore (Admiral Fedor Ushakov).
Theophilus (Fefil) - Martyr Theophilus of Lycia.
Anna - Venerable Anna of Leucadia.
See also: Category:August 5 events
Until the 19th century
1420 - Czech Taborites put forward their program ("12 Prague Articles"), requiring the destruction of luxury, moral evil, the abolition of icon veneration.
1583 - English navigator Humphrey Gilbert declared the island of Newfoundland the property of Britain and founded the first settlement there (the first English colony in North America).
1699 - the first review parade and the first maneuvers of the new Russian fleet took place on the roadstead of Taganrog.
1713 - Peter I signed a nominal Decree "On the creation of an investigative office of the guards of Major Mikhail Ivanovich Volkonsky."
1772 - the first division of the Commonwealth between Russia, Prussia and Austria took place.
1775 - The Spanish ship "San Carlos" entered the Bay of San Francisco