Notable events on this day, 5th August, in years gone by:

Thursday 5th August 1965
The Common Land Registration Act required people who thought that they still held common rights to register them.

Friday 5th August 2005
A new on-line Journal titled 'The Journal of Genetic Genealogy' was launched. A project of several genealogists interested in genetics and genealogy, it was hosted by the World Families Network.

Thursday 5th August 2010
88-year-old Dayle Molen, retired Professor Emeritus at California State University, Fresno (the husband of Lorena R. Molen), died after a quarter-century of teaching journalism.

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