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 This day in History - August 5
374 Historic Events for August 5
1991

Paul Brown, NFL founder (Cleveland Browns, Cin Bengals), dies at 82

Death
1991

Soichiro Hondo, CEO and founder (Honda), dies of liver cancer at 84

Death
1991

Sergei Bubka of USSR sets pole vault record (20'¬") in Malm” Sweden

Event
1992

Robert Muldoon, premier NZ (1975-84)/President IMF, dies

Death
1992

4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge

Event
1992

Jeff Porcaro, drummer (Toto-Africa), dies of cardiac arrest at 38

Death
1994

Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot, dies at 84

Death
1994

Audrey Langford, sInging teacher, dies at 82

Death
1994

Amy Sacks, producer (ABC sports, Disney), dies of Lupus at 39

Death
1994

Terry Hibbitt, soccer star, dies at 47

Death
1994

Rocker Billy Idol admitted to the hospital after drug overdose

Event
1994

Antonov-12 crash down at Boda, East-Siberia, 47 killed

Event
1995

Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller, dies at 81

Death
1995

Agha Hasan Abedi, banker, dies at 73

Death
1996

Dallas Cowboys play KC Chiefs in Monterrey Mexico

Event
1996

Bruce Howard Lidington, actor (Sword of Valiant, Mosses), dies at 46

Death
1996

Frank Ulrich Marcus, playwright/critic, dies at 68

Death
1996

Abdulrahman Mohamed Babu, politician, dies at 72

Death
1997

Don Steele, LA radio personality (KRTH), dies of cancer at 61

Death
1997

Ramzi Yousef, mastermind of world trade center bombing goes on trial

Event
1997

Korean Air 747 with 331 aboard crashes in Guam, 29 survive

Event
1997

Soyuz TM-26 crew of Anatoly Solovyov and Pavel Vinogradov, launched

Event
2184

Christine Lauren Chapel, Davenport Heights, Vermont (Star Trek)

Birth
2186

Kevin Thomas Riley, Tasvennir, Tarsus IV (Star Trek)

Birth