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The ephemeris of Wednesday August 5, 2020

2020-08-05T03:52:19.006Z

We are the 218th day of the year, we celebrate Saint-Abel. Born in Scotland, died in Belgium around 770, he was bishop of Reims. The sun rises one minute later at 6:31 a.m. and sets one minute earlier at 9:21 p.m. The saying: " At Saint-Abel, honey time " - Some 5 August - 1850: birth of Guy de Maupassant (died July 6, 1893) 1914: first electric red light, in Cleveland (United States) 1952: s...



We are the 218th day of the year, we celebrate Saint-Abel. Born in Scotland, died in Belgium around 770, he was bishop of Reims. The sun rises one minute later at 6:31 a.m. and sets one minute earlier at 9:21 p.m.

The saying: " At Saint-Abel, honey time "

- Some 5 August -

1850: birth of Guy de Maupassant (died July 6, 1893)

1914: first electric red light, in Cleveland (United States)

1952: start of the Dominici affair, named after the old peasant accused of having murdered the British couple Drummond and their little girl in the Basses-Alpes.

1962: actress Marilyn Monroe is found dead at her home in Los Angeles

1963: signing of the Moscow treaty on the partial cessation of atomic tests

1984: death of actor Richard Burton

1997: a South Korean Boeing crashes on the American island of Guam in the Pacific (226 dead)

2007: death of Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger, academician and former archbishop of Paris

2010: in Chile, 33 miners remain stranded in the gold and copper mine of San José after a landslide. On October 13, the rise to the surface of the last of them put an end to 69 days of an unprecedented ordeal

2012: Jamaican Usain Bolt, sprint superstar, retains his Olympic 100m title at the London Olympics, with the second fastest time in history

2018: a powerful earthquake shakes the Indonesian island of Lombok (south), killing more than 550

2019: death of Toni Morrison, first black-American author to receive the Nobel for literature

- It's their birthday -

Shigeru Ban, Japanese architect born in 1957

Marine Le Pen, politician born in 1968

Source: lefigaro

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