August 5


August 19, 2022

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

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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).

Name day

Orthodox (date according to the new style): Men's: 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. Women's: Anna - Venerable Anna of Leucadia.


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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