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US This Day in History: August 5

07:40  05 august  2020
07:40  05 august  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

Samsung teases the reveal of five new products at Galaxy Unpacked

  Samsung teases the reveal of five new products at Galaxy Unpacked On Monday, Samsung published a teaser trailer of the upcoming product reveals set for this year's Galaxy Unpacked 2020; five new devices currently under wraps will be unveiled on August 5. With Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event just over a week away, the company is hyping up its audience with a teaser trailer that hints at the upcoming reveal of five new devices. Based on the silhouettes seen on the trailer and the rumors that have been circulating the internet lately in anticipation of this event, the devices to be revealed are expected to include the flagship Galaxy Note 20 series, the second-generation Galaxy Fold, the Galaxy Watch 3, the Galaxy B

August 5 is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 148 days remain until the end of the year. AD 25 – Guangwu claims the throne as Chinese emperor

Today in history – which major historical events happened on 5 August ? Who was born on this date, who died? In which year did the birth or death occur? What Happened On This Day – 5 August . 2009 General Abdel Aziz sworn in as President of Mauritania.

On this day, Aug. 5 ...

a clock tower on a cloudy day: Take a look at all of the important historical events that took place on August 5. © Provided by FOX News Take a look at all of the important historical events that took place on August 5.

1884: The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid.

Also on this day:

  • 1861: President Lincoln signs the Revenue Act of 1861, the first income tax in America.
  • 1914: The first electric traffic lights are installed in Cleveland.
  • 1933: President Franklin D. Roosevelt establishes the National Labor Board, which later would be replaced with the National Labor Relations Board.
  • 1936: Jesse Owens wins the 200-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics, collecting the third of his four gold medals for the U.S.
  • 1953: Operation Big Switch begins as the remaining prisoners taken during the Korean War are exchanged at Panmunjom.
  • 1961: The amusement park Six Flags Over Texas has its official grand opening day in Arlington.

1962: Marilyn Monroe, 36, is found dead in her Los Angeles home; her death would be ruled a probable suicide from "acute barbiturate poisoning.”

Barca against Naples at risk: UEFA monitors the situation

 Barca against Naples at risk: UEFA monitors the situation © MIGUEL MEDINA The game is scheduled for 8 August The second leg of the second leg in the Champions League between FC Barcelona and SSC Napoli is due to the increasing number of Corona cases at risk in Catalonia. According to the radio station RAC 1, the meeting planned for August 8 will be moved to a different location. According to the public broadcaster, the European Football Union (UEFA) is already in contact with the regional health authorities and is examining alternative venues.

August 5 th significant news events for this day include American Bandstand Debuts on TV, Marilyn Monroe Found Dead, AT&T Broken Up, Turkey Starts Building Tigris River Dam, Shooter Attack Sikh Temple in Wisconsin. Important Events From This day in History August 5 th.

In a This Day in History video, learn that on July 28, 1868, the 14th amendment was adopted, guaranteeing citizenship to freed slaves. Former President Lincoln.

  • 1962: Nelson Mandela is arrested on charges of leaving South Africa without a passport and inciting workers to strike; it is the beginning of 27 years of imprisonment.
  • 1964: U.S. Navy pilot Everett Alvarez Jr. becomes the first American flier to be shot down and captured by North Vietnam; he would be held prisoner until February 1973.
  • 1967: The U.S. space probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  • 1974: The White House releases transcripts of subpoenaed tape recordings showing that President Richard Nixon and his chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, discussed a plan in June 1972 to use the CIA to thwart the FBI’s Watergate investigation; revelation of the tape would spark Nixon’s resignation.
  • 1981: The federal government begins firing air traffic controllers who had gone out on strike.
  • 1991: Democratic congressional leaders formally launch an investigation into whether the 1980 Reagan-Bush campaign secretly conspired with Iran to delay release of American hostages until after the presidential election, thereby preventing an “October surprise” that supposedly would have benefited President Jimmy Carter. (A task force later would conclude there was “no credible evidence” of a deal.)
  • 2010: The Senate confirms Elena Kagan to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court, 63-37.
  • 2013: The Washington Post Co. agrees to sell the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos for $250 million cash.
  • 2014: The San Antonio Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach, making her the first woman to join an NBA coaching staff.

Last eFriendly of the season against Sweden .
A season full of test games, eFriendlies and national tournaments is coming to an end for the German eNational team. On August 13, the DFB gamers will compete for the last time with the eagle jersey in FIFA 20, while Sweden and the winner of the Summer Cup Series are waiting as opponents. © DFB On August 13th, the eNational team will contest an eFriendly against Sweden.

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