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What Happened on July 5th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 British government ministers Sajid Javid and Rishi Sunak resign from the second Johnson ministry, beginning the July 2022 United Kingdom government crisis.
2016 The Juno space probe arrives at Jupiter and begins a 20-month survey of the planet.
2012 The Shard in London is inaugurated as the tallest building in Europe, with a height of 310 metres (1,020 ft).
2009 A series of violent riots break out in Ürümqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.
2009 The largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered in Britain, consisting of more than 1,500 items, is found near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, Staffordshire.
2006 North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan.
2004 The first direct Indonesian presidential election is held.
2003 The World Health Organization announces that the 2002–2004 SARS outbreak has been contained.
1999 U.S. President Bill Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
1997 Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Tamil MP A. Thangathurai is shot dead at Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies College in Trincomalee.
1996 Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
1995 Armenia adopts its constitution, four years after its independence from the Soviet Union.
1994 Jeff Bezos founds Amazon.
1989 Iran–Contra affair: Oliver North is sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gerhard A. Gesell to a three-year suspended prison term, two years probation, $150,000 in fines and 1,200 hours community service. His convictions are later overturned.
1987 Sri Lankan Civil War: The LTTE uses suicide attacks on the Sri Lankan Army for the first time. The Black Tigers are born and, in the following years, will continue to kill with the tactic.
1984 The United States Supreme Court gives its United States v. Leon decision providing a good-faith exception from the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule against use of evidence obtained through defective warrants in criminal trials.
1980 Swedish tennis player Björn Borg wins his fifth Wimbledon final and becomes the first male tennis player to win the championships five times in a row (1976–1980).
1977 The Pakistan Armed Forces under Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq seize power in Operation Fair Play and begin 11 years of martial law. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, the first elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, is overthrown.
1975 Arthur Ashe becomes the first black man to win the Wimbledon singles title.
1975 Cape Verde gains its independence from Portugal.
1973 A boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion (BLEVE) in Kingman, Arizona, following a fire that broke out as propane was being transferred from a railroad car to a storage tank, kills eleven firefighters.
1973 Juvénal Habyarimana seizes power over Rwanda in a coup d'état.
1971 The Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 years, is formally certified by President Richard Nixon.
1970 Air Canada Flight 621 crashes in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, killing all 109 people on board.
1962 The official independence of Algeria is proclaimed after an eight-year-long war with France.
1954 The BBC broadcasts its first daily television news bulletin.
1954 Elvis Presley records his first single, "That's All Right", at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee.
1950 Korean War: Task Force Smith: American and North Korean forces first clash, in the Battle of Osan.
1950 Zionism: The Knesset passes the Law of Return which grants all Jews the right to immigrate to Israel.
1948 National Health Service Acts create the national public health system in the United Kingdom.
1946 Micheline Bernardini models the first modern bikini at a swimming pool in Paris.
1945 The United Kingdom holds its first general election in 10 years, which would be won by Clement Attlee's Labour Party.
1943 World War II: An Allied invasion fleet sails for Sicily (Operation Husky, July 10, 1943).
1943 World War II: German forces begin a massive offensive against the Soviet Union at the Battle of Kursk, also known as Operation Citadel.
1941 World War II: Operation Barbarossa: German troops reach the Dnieper river.
1940 World War II: Foreign relations of Vichy France are severed with the United Kingdom.
1937 Spam, the luncheon meat, is introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation.
1935 The National Labor Relations Act, which governs labor relations in the United States, is signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1934 "Bloody Thursday": The police open fire on striking longshoremen in San Francisco.
1915 The Liberty Bell leaves Philadelphia by special train on its way to the Panama–Pacific International Exposition. This is the last trip outside Philadelphia that the custodians of the bell intend to permit.
1884 Germany takes possession of Cameroon.
1865 The United States Secret Service begins operation.
1859 The United States discovers and claims Midway Atoll.
1852 Frederick Douglass delivers his "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" speech in Rochester, New York.
1841 Thomas Cook organises the first package excursion, from Leicester to Loughborough.
1833 Lê Văn Khôi along with 27 soldiers stage a mutiny taking over the Phiên An citadel, developing into the Lê Văn Khôi revolt against Emperor Minh Mạng.
1833 Admiral Charles Napier vanquishes the navy of the Portuguese usurper Dom Miguel at the third Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
1814 War of 1812: Battle of Chippawa: American Major General Jacob Brown defeats British General Phineas Riall at Chippawa, Ontario.
1813 War of 1812: Three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York commence.
1811 The Venezuelan Declaration of Independence is adopted by a congress of the provinces.
1809 The Battle of Wagram between the French and Austrian Empires begins.
1807 In Buenos Aires the local militias repel the British soldiers within the Second English Invasion.
1803 The Convention of Artlenburg is signed, leading to the French occupation of the Electorate of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king).
1775 The Second Continental Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition.
1770 The Battle of Chesma between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire begins.
1687 Isaac Newton publishes Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
1610 John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland.
1594 Portuguese forces under the command of Pedro Lopes de Sousa begin an unsuccessful invasion of the Kingdom of Kandy during the Campaign of Danture in Sri Lanka.
1316 The Burgundian and Majorcan claimants of the Principality of Achaea meet in the Battle of Manolada.
328 The official opening of Constantine's Bridge built over the Danube between Sucidava (Corabia, Romania) and Oescus (Gigen, Bulgaria) by the Roman architect Theophilus Patricius.
Famous People Born on July 5

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Year Name
1944 Leni Björklund, Swedish politician, 28th Swedish Minister of Defence for Sweden
1955 Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player and coach (d. 2019)
1554 Elisabeth of Austria, French queen (d. 1592)
1801 David Farragut, American admiral (d. 1870)
1986 Owl City, American singer, songwriter and composer
1958 Veronica Guerin, Irish journalist (d. 1996)
1962 Sarina Hülsenbeck, German swimmer
1979 Shane Filan, Irish singer-songwriter
1943 Curt Blefary, American baseball player and coach (d. 2001)
1872 Édouard Herriot, French lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of France (d. 1957)
Famous People Deaths On July 5

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Date Name
1969 Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist and educator (b. 1884)
2004 Hugh Shearer, Jamaican journalist and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Jamaica (b. 1923)
2007 Régine Crespin, French soprano (b. 1927)
1719 Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, German-English general (b. 1641)
2002 Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (b. 1924)
1507 Crinitus, Italian scholar and academic (b. 1475)
2008 Hasan Doğan, Turkish businessman (b. 1956)
1826 Stamford Raffles, English politician, founded Singapore (b. 1782)
1676 Carl Gustaf Wrangel, Swedish field marshal and politician (b. 1613)
1937 Daniel Sawyer, American golfer (b. 1884)