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On This Day - August 5, A Shot of History

Get On This Day delivered free to your inbox: 2010 – The Copiapó mining accident occurs, trapping 33 Chilean miners approximately 700 meters below the ground. 1914 – In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed. 1995 – The city of Knin, Croatia, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by Croatian forces during Operation Storm. The date is celebrated in Croatia as Victory Day. 1962 – Marilyn Monroe dies at 36 years old. Produced by Anne-Sophie Goninet

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