August 5, 2021: Facts, Holidays & History

Thursday, August 5, 2021, was 2 months ago. It was the 217th day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 66th day of Summer and there are 27 days left till Fall (autumn). August 5, 2021 zodiac sign is Leo. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately , according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about August 5, 2021, including popular events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at August 5 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 217th day of the year
Day of week 31st Thursday of 2021
Week index 32nd week of 2021
Season 66th day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Leo ♌
Chinese Zodiac Ox
Ruling Planet Sun
Numerology 9
August Birthstone Peridot and Sardonyx
August Birth flower Gladiolus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write August 5, 2021, in Roman numerals: MMXXI (month-day, year)

August 5th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 5 is Leo ♌. Leo's strengths are: passionate, generous, humorous, and creative. While the weaknesses are: are being arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, and lazy. Sun is the ruling planet of Leo.

Top news headlines from August 5, 2021

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 5th:

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August 5th events in history

Below are some important historical events that happened on August 5.

1864 – Battle of Mobile Bay, won by the Union Army led by Rear Admiral Farragut with the cry "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" (US Civil War).

1716 – Battle of Petrovaradin/Peterwardein: Habsburgs under Eugene of Savoy defeat the Turks in a decisive victory.

1583 – Humphrey Gilbert claims Newfoundland for the British crown - first English colony in North America and the beginning of the British Empire.

Stock markets on August 5, 2021

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August 5, 2021 US Holidays

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Popular Tweets on Aug 5, 2021

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


August 5, 2021 in Music

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August 5 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 5, 2021 life path number is 9. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 9 is thought to be the most interesting. Multiplying any number by 9, then add the resulting digits and reduce them to a single digit will always be a 9. Nine touches at the core of its symbolism and understand the connection between all mankind and have a global consciousness.


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