5th August 1963
The United States, United Kingdom and Soviet Union sign a nuclear test ban.
19th August 1913
Adolphe Pegoud becomes the first person in Europe to parachute jump from an aircraft. 100 years.
26th August 1813
Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter, is born. 200 years
26th August 1813
Battle of Dresden, Napoleon I against the Sixth Coalition. 200 years.
29th August 2003
Patrick Procktor, English artist, dies. 10 years
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