What day of the week was August 5, 1964?

The day of the week August 5th, 1964 fell on was a Wednesday.

Art Ross the Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1886) died on this day in 1964.

Vietnam War: Operation Pierce Arrow American aircraft from carriers and bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.