On 5th August 1661, Marmaduke Langdale, 1stBaron Langdale of Holme, died, aged 63, at Holme on Spalding Moor. High Sheriff of Yorkshire 1639. Joined the Royalist side in the Civil War, and had a distinguished military career, being imprisoned and escaping twice. He was ennobled by Charles II in exile and returned from exile at the Restoration, becoming Lieutenant of the West Riding.
On 5th August 1664, Peter Rawson of Hull was indicted as a common disturber of the peace.
On 5th August 1918, the last Zeppelin raid on Hull took place. Visibility was good, and it was driven away by searchlights. No casualties.