THIS DAY IN HISTORY: August 5 in photos

1986 - A friendly game of driveway basketball, but don't be fooled by Amy Briggs' sweet smile. Although Amy's interest in organized sports has waned this year, she gives brother Erin a run for his money on the court.
1993 - Workers at the Essex Metals Processing Center in Columbia City bundle a 6,400 pound coil of copper rod
1994 - Philip Benham, Operation Rescue's Director and co-founder, leads a group in prayer in front of Plan Parenthood's Berry St. office at 347 W. Berry.
1998 - Mad Anthony Brewing Co. partners Blaine Stuckey, left, and Todd Grantham are donating three kegs of beer to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art's Brew Ha Ha.
2000 - Becky Crosbie of Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation puts a dragonfly on a stem at Solomon Farm after one of the young girls, helping to cound butterflies caught it in her net.
2001 - Avalon's Eric Kleber grabs a big breath during the Heat 1B Final for the Boys 13-14 50 SC Meter Butterfly event for the 2001 Fort Wayne City Swim Championships at the Helen Brown Natatorium.
2002 - This large round microwave tower, on left, a part of Fort Wayne's skyline is slated to be torn down.
2003 - Dr. Yvonne Bullock, new principal at Weisser Park Arts Magnet School, talks to students in the Jumpstart program, Tuesday.
2003 - Rev. Sylvester Hunter, left and Cullian Hill, charter school consultant, right, walk through what will be the home of Fort Wayne's newest charter school this fall. The school which will have grades k-8 will be located in the former Emmaus Lutheran Church School,2320 Broadway.
2004 - Memorial Coliseum General Manager Randy Brown on the suite level in the arena, Thursday.
2005 - Mark Beach cuts steel studs in the main section of the Allen County Library the will make up the wall framing in the section.
2009 - North Side quarterback Jamarcus Smith throws a pass during the Redskins' practice on Wednesday, August 5, at North Side. Photo by Chad Ryan
2009 - Workers Wednesday were busy rebuilding the Willows of Coventry apartment building where three International Business College students died in a Jan. 23 fire.
2011 - From left, Lorens Chan, Davie Lee and Cody Proveaux celebrate with one another after the final round of the 2011 Junior PGA National Championship on Friday at Sycamore Hills Golf Club. Chan forced a tie on his final birdie putt, but Proveaux dropped nearly the exact same shot for a birdie of his own to win his first junior major title.
2014 - Fort Wayne Police Sgt. Bill Walsh and his "partner," Boo, keep a distance between pro-choice and pro-life demonstrators outside the now-demolished abortion clinic on Webster Street in 1994. Walsh is retiring after 56 years on the force. Boo died in 2000 at the age of 36.
2015 - Tom Stinnett and his 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air, “Candy’s Dream.” The name is in memory of his wife, Candy, who died in 2006.

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.


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