Popular now on WCYB.com

On this day: August 5

POSTED: 6:59 PM Jul 19 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Aug 05 2014

The Mayflower departs England, the first electric traffic signal is installed, Marilyn Monroe dies, the Beatles release "Revolver," and President Reagan fires striking air-traffic controllers, all on this day.

OTD August 5 - Sikh temple shooting
1 / 42
Scott Olson/Getty Images

2012: White supremacist Wade Michael Page fatally shoots six people and wounds four more at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. He ultimately committed suicide by shooting himself in the head after being shot in the stomach by a responding police officer.

Around The Watercooler

Generic cross

Church bells drive residents batty

Electronic church bells are beginning to drive residents of a Vermont town batty.

U.S. Customs and Border.jpg

Man charged with hiding drugs in his skivvies

A Jamaican man is facing federal narcotics smuggling charges after allegedly trying to bring a pound of cocaine tucked in his underwear into the United States.

Cake pastry bakery counter generic

Man uses cake to resign from job

One man’s letter of resignation pulled double duty – not only did it announce his departure, it also served as a sugary treat for his coworkers.

Facebook banner on computer

Suspect likes own wanted photo

An alleged criminal in Montana was a little too proud of one of his Facebook photo tags.

Baseballs

Coach makes players spit in his face

A high school baseball coach in North Carolina has been suspended after he made his players spit in his face.

advertisement

Email Sign-Up

advertisement