August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (218th in leap years). There are 148 days left in the year.
In the Swedish almanac
Present – Ulrik and Alrik
Previous in alphabetical order
Alrik – The name appeared in the 1790s on April 11, but then disappeared. In 1901 it was introduced on May 19, but was moved in 1993 to today's date and has been here ever since.
Didrik – The name appeared on today's date in the 1790s, but then disappeared. In 1986 it was introduced on 3 February, but was discontinued in 1993.
Dominicus – The name was present, alongside Osvald, on today's date before 1901, when it expired. In most other countries, however, Dominicus, in memory of the founder of the Dominican Order, is on August 4.
Oswald - The name existed, in memory of the Northumbrian king Oswald who died a martyr's death on this day in 642, alongside Dominicus, on today's date before 1901, but expired before then. In 1986 it was introduced on December 16, but was moved in 1993 to October 3, where it has remained ever since.
Ulrik – The name existed before 1721 on July 4 in the forms Udalricus and Ulricus, but was dropped this year in favor of Ulrika. In 1901 it was introduced on today's date in the more modern form Ulrik and has been here ever since.
Unn – The name was introduced on today's date in 1986, but was moved in 1993 to November 4 and retired in 2001.
Unni – The name was introduced on today's date in 1986, but discontinued in 1993.
Previous in chronological order
Before 1901 – Dominicus, Osvald and Didrik
1901–1985 – Ulrik
1986–1992 – Ulrik, Unni and Unn
1993–2000 – Ulrik and Alrik
From 2001 – Ulrik and Alrik
Brylla, Eva (ed.): Namnlängdsboken, Norstedts ordbok, Stockholm, 2000. ISBN 91-7227-204-X
af Klintberg, Bengt: Namnen i almanackan, Norstedts ordbok, Stockholm, 2001. ISBN 91-7227-292-9
In the Finnish-Swedish almanac
Current (revision 2020) – GurliI previous in revisions1929 – Gurli
1950 – Gurli
1964 – Gurli
1973 – Gurli
1989 – Gurli
1995 – Gurli
2000 – Gurli
2005 – Gurli
2010 – Gurli
2015 – Gurli
2020 – Gurli
1100 - Since the English king William II has died in a hunting accident three days earlier, he has been succeeded on the throne by his brother Henry I. On this day Henry is crowned in Westminster Abbey and issues the so-called Charter of Liberties (Charter of Liberties, also known as The Coronation Charter), which becomes a precursor to the English constitution and a precursor to the Magna Charta in 1215. In this charter, the king commits to certain laws regarding how he treats the nobility and the church and is meant to curb certain transgressions, which Vilhelm had committed against these social groups.
1164 – Sweden becomes its own archbishopric based in Gamla Uppsala, when the country is ecclesiastically separated from the archdiocese of Lund, which Norway already did in 1152, when the archdiocese of Nidaros was established. At this time, there is a power struggle within the Catholic Church and there are several popes at the same time. Therefore, they try to attach as many church provinces to them as possible. The Lunden Archbishop Eskil supports Pope Alexander III, but has been forced into exile by the Danish king Valdemar the Great, who supports the antipope Viktor IV. In order to tie the Nordic countries to him, Alexander III had the separate Norwegian archbishopric established in 1152, and today also the Swedish one. In Saint Stephen's cathedral in Sens in French Burgundy, Eskil consecrates the Swedish Cistercian monk Stefan as Swedish archbishop, in the presence of Alexander III. Even if Sweden now becomes its own archbishopric, it will forever be subordinate to the archbishop of Lund, who will be its primate. This situation will persist until the Reformation in the 16th century and lead to several church conflicts in the Nordics over the centuries. In 1273, the Swedish archseat was moved from Old Uppsala to the current Upp