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Historical Events on 05th July, What Happened on July 05th This Day in History

2012:The Shard in London is inaugurated as the tallest building in Europe, with a height of 310 metres (1,020 ft).
2009:The largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon gold ever discovered, consisting of more than 1,500 items, is found near the village of Hammerwich, near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, England.
2009:A series of violent riots break out in Ürümqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the People's Republic of China.
2006:North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly failed in mid-air over the Sea of Japan.
2004:The first Indonesian presidential election is held.
1999:Wolverhampton, England is hit by storms, including a tornado. The area was hit again with severe storms on August 1.
1999:U.S. President Bill Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
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.
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 were later overturned.
1987:The LTTE uses suicide attacks on the Sri Lankan Army for the first time. The Black Tigers were born and, in the following years, continued to kill with the tactic.
1977:Military coup in Pakistan: Zulfiqar 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 BLEVE (Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion) 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.
1971:Right to vote: 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.
1962:Algeria becomes independent from France.
1954:The Andhra Pradesh High Court was established.
1954:The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.
1950:Zionism: the Knesset passes the Law of Return which grants all Jews the right to immigrate to Israel.
1950:Korean War: Task Force Smith
1948:National Health Service Acts creates the national public health systems in the United Kingdom
1946:The bikini goes on sale after debuting during an outdoor fashion show at the Molitor Pool in Paris, France
1945:World War II: The liberation of the Philippines is declared.
1943:World War II: German forces begin a massive offensive against the Soviet Union at the Battle of Kursk. Also known as Operation Citadel
1943:World War II: An Allied invasion fleet sails for Sicily (Operation Husky, July 10, 1943).
1941:World War II: German troops reach the Dnieper River.
1940:World War II: the United Kingdom and the Vichy France government break off diplomatic relations.
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"
1884:Germany takes possession of Cameroon.
1878:The coat of arms of the Baku Governorate is established.
1833:Admiral Charles Napier vanquishes the navy of the Portuguese usurper Dom Miguel at the third Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
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.
1814:War of 1812: Battle of Chippawa
1813:War of 1812: three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York commence.
1811:Venezuela declares independence from Spain.
1809:The Battle of Wagram is fought.
1803:The Convention of Artlenburg is signed, leading to the French occupation 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 begins 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
1295:Scotland and France forms an alliance, the so-called "Auld Alliance", against England.
328:The official opening of the Constantine's Bridge built over the Danube between Sucidava (Corabia, Romania) and Oescus (Gigen, Bulgaria) by the Roman architect Theophilus Patricius

July 05 Birthdays, Who born on July 05th


1993 Hollie Cavanagh (English-American singer)
1993 Yaroslav Kosov (Russian ice hockey player)
1992 Chiara Scholl (American tennis player)
1991 Jason Dolley (American actor)
1989 Georgios Efrem (Cypriot footballer)
1989 Dwight King (Canadian ice hockey player)
1989 Joseph King (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Canvas and Deadbeat Darling))
1989 Sjinkie Knegt (Dutch speed skater)
1989 Dejan Lovren (Croatian footballer)
1989 Sean O'Pry (American model)
1988 Adriano Buzaid (Brazilian race car driver)
1988 Martin Liivamägi (Estonian swimmer)
1988 Samir Ujkani (Albanian footballer)
1987 Andrija Kaluđerović (Serbian footballer)
1986 Piermario Morosini (Italian footballer (d. 2012))
1986 Alexander Radulov (Russian ice hockey player)
1986 Adam Young (American singer-songwriter and producer (Owl City)
1985 Stephanie McIntosh (Australian singer and actress)
1985 Nick O'Malley (English bass player (Arctic Monkeys))
1985 Lucía Pérez (Spanish singer)
1985 Alexandre R. Picard (Canadian ice hockey player)
1985 Megan Rapinoe (American football player)
1984 Danay García (Cuban-American actress)
1984 Zack Miller (American golf player)
1984 Marion Thees (German skeleton racer)
1984 Yu Yamada (Japanese model)
1983 Marco Estrada (Mexican baseball pitcher)
1983 Jonás Gutiérrez (Argentinian footballer)
1983 Zheng Jie (Chinese tennis player)
1983 Taavi Peetre (Estonian shot putter (d. 2010))
1982 Paíto (Mozambican footballer)
1982 Chris Bailey (Australian rugby player)
1982 Vitaliy Borisov (Azerbaijani footballer)
1982 Tuba Büyüküstün (Turkish actress)
1982 Monica Day (American model and broadcaster)
1982 Katerena DePasquale (Ukrainian model)
1982 Fabrício de Souza (Brazilian footballer)
1982 Alexander Dimitrenko (German boxer)
1982 Vladimir Fedotov (Russian footballer)
1982 Julien Féret (French footballer)
1982 Joey Foster (English race car driver)
1982 Lionel Gautherie (French rugby player)
1982 Alberto Gilardino (Italian footballer)
1982 Philippe Gilbert (Belgian cyclist)
1982 Kate Gynther (Australian water polo player)
1982 Dave Haywood (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Lady Antebellum))
1982 Yuri Ivanov (Bulgarian footballer)
1982 Tony Jackson (American football player)
1982 Mohammad Keshavarz (Iranian footballer)
1982 Tamer Moustafa (Egyptian basketball player)
1982 Junri Namigata (Japanese tennis player)
1982 Javier Paredes (Spanish footballer)
1982 Szabolcs Perenyi (Romanian-Hungarian footballer)
1982 Leon Sharf (Ukrainian footballer)
1982 Rubén Taucare (Chilean footballer)
1982 Beno Udrih (Slovenian basketball player)
1982 Aaron Wagner (Canadian football player)
1982 Ata Yamrali (Afghan-German footballer)
1982 Tomer Peretz (Israeli artist)
1982 Hamed Komeili (Iranian actor)
1982 Julien Casoli (French sprinter)
1981 Gianne Albertoni (Brazilian model and actress)
1981 Jesse Crain (Canadian baseball player)
1981 Ryan Hansen (American actor)
1980 Pauly D (American DJ)
1980 Eva Green (French actress)
1980 Eirini Kavarnou (Greek swimmer)
1980 David Rozehnal (Czech footballer)
1980 Mads Tolling (Danish-American violinist and composer (Turtle Island Quartet))
1980 Jason Wade (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Lifehouse))
1979 Tim Coly (German rugby player)
1979 Shane Filan (Irish singer-songwriter (Westlife))
1979 Amélie Mauresmo (French tennis player)
1979 Stiliyan Petrov (Bulgarian footballer and manager)
1978 Britta Oppelt (German rower)
1978 Allan Simonsen (Danish race car driver (d. 2013))
1977 Royce da 5'9" (American rapper and producer (Bad Meets Evil and Slaughterhouse))
1977 Nicolas Kiefer (German tennis player)
1976 Bizarre (American rapper (D12 and Outsidaz))
1976 Nuno Gomes (Portuguese footballer)
1975 Hernán Crespo (Argentinian footballer)
1975 Kip Gamblin (Australian dancer and actor)
1975 Ai Sugiyama (Japanese tennis player)
1974 Márcio Amoroso (Brazilian footballer)
1973 Marcus Allbäck (Swedish footballer and coach)
1973 Bengt Lagerberg (Swedish drummer (The Cardigans))
1973 Róisín Murphy (Irish singer-songwriter and producer (Moloko))
1973 Alexander Radčenko (Czech handball player)
1973 René Spies (German bobsledder)
1972 Robert Esmie (Canadian sprinter)
1971 Derek McInnes (Scottish footballer and manager)
1970 Mac Dre (American rapper and producer)
1969 RZA (American rapper)
1969 Ansgar Brinkmann (German footballer)
1969 Jenji Kohan (American screenwriter and producer)
1969 Armin Kõomägi (Estonian writer and screenwriter)
1969 John LeClair (American ice hockey player)
1969 Jeremy Spake (English businessman)
1968 Ken Akamatsu (Japanese illustrator)
1968 Kenji Ito (Japanese composer)
1968 Nardwuar the Human Serviette (Canadian keyboard player (The Evaporators))
1968 Hedi Slimane (French fashion designer)
1968 Alex Zülle (Swiss cyclist)
1967 Silvia Ziche (Italian author and illustrator)
1967 Vinod Raj (Indian actor)
1966 Susannah Doyle (English actress)
1966 Claudia Wells (American actress)
1966 Gianfranco Zola (Italian footballer and coach)
1965 Kathryn Erbe (American actress)
1965 Eyran Katsenelenbogen (Israeli pianist)
1965 Julián Sotelo (Spanish javelin thrower)
1964 Ronald D. Moore (American screenwriter and producer)
1963 Edie Falco (American actress)
1963 Russ Lorenson (American singer and actor)
1963 Mark Stockwell (Australian swimmer)
1963 Dorien Wilson (American actor)
1962 Sarina Hülsenbeck (German swimmer)
1962 Amrozi bin Nurhasyim (Indonesian terrorist (d. 2008))
1961 Isabelle Poulenard (French soprano)
1961 Patrizia Scianca (Italian voice actress)
1960 James M. Kelly (American politician)
1960 Brad Loree (Canadian actor and stuntman)
1960 Pruitt Taylor Vince (American actor)
1959 Marc Cohn (American singer-songwriter and keyboard player)
1958 Paul Daniel (English conductor)
1958 Bill Watterson (American cartoonist)
1957 David Hanson (English politician)
1957 Doug Wilson (Canadian-American ice hockey player and manager)
1956 Horacio Cartes (Paraguayan politician)
1956 Terry Chimes (English drummer (The Clash)
1956 James Lofton (American football player and coach)
1956 Patsy Pease (American actress)
1955 Peter McNamara (Australian tennis player and coach)
1954 Leni Björklund (Swedish politician)
1954 Jimmy Crespo (American guitarist and songwriter (Aerosmith and Stress))
1954 Wayne Hale (American engineer)
1954 Elżbieta Pierzchała (Polish politician)
1954 John Wright (New Zealand cricketer and coach)
1951 Keiko Fuji (Japanese singer and actress (d. 2013))
1951 Goose Gossage (American baseball player)
1951 Roger Wicker (American colonel)
1950 Huey Lewis (American singer-songwriter and actor (Huey Lewis and the News and Clover))
1950 Michael Monarch (American guitarist)
1950 Philip Terzian (American journalist and author)
1949 Ludwig G. Strauss (German physician and academic (d. 2013))
1948 William Hootkins (American actor (d. 2005))
1947 Todd Akin (American soldier and politician)
1947 George Kunz (American football player)
1946 Pierre-Marc Johnson (Canadian lawyer)
1946 Paul Smith (English fashion designer)
1946 Gerard 't Hooft (Dutch physicist)
1946 Vladimir Mikhailovich Zakharov (Russian dancer and choreographer (d. 2013))
1945 Humberto Benítez Treviño (Mexican lawyer and politician)
1943 Curt Blefary (American baseball player and coach (d. 2001))
1943 Robbie Robertson (Canadian singer-songwriter)
1942 Hannes Löhr (German footballer)
1940 Chuck Close (American painter and photographer)
1939 Booker Edgerson (American football player)
1938 Ronnie Self (American singer-songwriter (d. 1981))
1936 Shirley Knight (American actress)
1936 James Mirrlees (Scottish economist)
1935 John Gilmore (American author)
1935 John Schoenherr (American illustrator (d. 2010))
1932 Howard Dorgan (American author and academic (d. 2012))
1932 Gyula Horn (Hungarian politician)
1932 Billy Laughlin (American actor (d. 1948))
1931 Ismail Mahomed (South African lawyer and politician)
1928 Katherine Helmond (American actress)
1928 Pierre Mauroy (French politician)
1928 Warren Oates (American actor (d. 1982))
1925 Fernando de Szyszlo (Peruvian sculptor)
1925 Jean Raspail (French author and explorer)
1924 Niels Jannasch (Canadian historian (d. 2001))
1924 János Starker (Hungarian-American cellist (d. 2013))
1922 Bob Duffy (American basketball player)
1921 Viktor Kulikov (Russian marshal (d. 2013))
1920 Mary Louise Hancock (American politician)
1918 K. Karunakaran (Indian politician)
1918 René Lecavalier (Canadian sportscaster (d. 1999))
1918 Zakaria Mohieddin (Egyptian army officer and politician)
1918 George Rochberg (American composer (d. 2005))
1915 John Woodruff (American runner (d. 2007))
1914 Gerda Gilboe (Danish actress and singer (d. 2009))
1913 George Costakis (Russian art collector (d. 1990))
1913 Smiley Lewis (American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1966))
1912 Mack David (American songwriter (d. 1993))
1911 Endel Aruja (Estonian physicist (d. 2008))
1911 Giorgio Borg Olivier (Maltese lawyer and politician)
1911 Georges Pompidou (French politician)
1910 Georges Vedel (French educator (d. 2002))
1905 Myles Horton (American educator and activist (d. 1990))
1904 Harold Acton (English author (d. 1994))
1904 Ernst Mayr (German-American biologist (d. 2005))
1904 Milburn Stone (American actor (d. 1980))
1902 Henry Cabot Lodge (Jr.)
1901 Sergey Obraztsov (Russian puppeteer (d. 1992))
1900 Yoshimaro Yamashina (Japanese ornithologist (d. 1989))
1899 Marcel Achard (French playwright)
1898 Georgios Grivas (Greek army officer (d. 1974))
1895 Gordon Jacob (English composer (d. 1984))
1894 Ants Lauter (Estonian actor)
1891 John Howard Northrop (American chemist)
1891 Tin Ujević (Croatian poet (d. 1955))
1890 Frederick Lewis Allen (American historian and journalist (d. 1954))
1889 Jean Cocteau (French author)
1888 Herbert Spencer Gasser (American physiologist)
1886 Willem Drees (Dutch politician)
1885 Blas Infante (Spanish politician (d. 1936))
1885 André Lhote (French painter (d. 1962))
1883 Gustave Lanctôt (Canadian historian (d. 1975))
1882 Inayat Khan (Indian educator (d. 1927))
1880 Jan Kubelík (Czech violinist and composer (d. 1940))
1880 Constantin Tănase (Romanian actor and playwright (d. 1945))
1879 Dwight F. Davis (American tennis player and politician)
1879 Wanda Landowska (Polish-French harpsichord player (d. 1959))
1874 Eugen Fischer (German physician (d. 1967))
1872 Édouard Herriot (French politician)
1860 Robert Bacon (American colonel and politician)
1857 Clara Zetkin (German theorist and activist (d. 1933))
1853 Cecil Rhodes (English-South African businessman and politician)
1849 William Thomas Stead (English journalist (d. 1912))
1841 William Collins Whitney (American financier and politician)
1832 Pavel Chistyakov (Russian painter (d. 1919))
1829 Ignacio Mariscal (Mexican diplomat)
1820 William John Macquorn Rankine (Scottish physicist)
1810 P. T. Barnum (American businessman)
1805 Jérôme Napoleon Bonaparte (English-American son of Jérôme Bonaparte (d. 1870))
1805 Robert FitzRoy (English captain)
1802 Pavel Nakhimov (Russian admiral (d. 1855))
1801 David Farragut (American admiral (d. 1870))
1794 Sylvester Graham (American activist (d. 1851))
1793 Pavel Pestel (Russian soldier (d. 1826))
1780 François Carlo Antommarchi (French physician (d. 1838))
1755 Sarah Siddons (Welsh-English actress (d. 1831))
1745 Carl Arnold Kortum (German physician (d. 1824))
1718 Francis Seymour-Conway (1st Marquess of Hertford)
1717 Peter III of Portugal (d. 1786) ()
1675 Mary Walcott (American witness at the Salem witch trials (d. 1719))
1670 Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg (d. 1748) ()
1653 Thomas Pitt (English businessman and politician (d. 1726))
1586 Thomas Hooker (English-American settler)
1554 Elisabeth of Austria (Queen of France (d. 1592))
1549 Francesco Maria del Monte (Italian cardinal (d. 1627))
1547 Garzia de' Medici (Tuscan son of Cosimo I de' Medici)
1321 Joan of The Tower (Scottish wife of David II of Scotland (d. 1362))
1029 Al-Mustansir Billah (Egyptian Caliph (d. 1094))
465 Ahkal Mo' Naab' I (Mayan ruler (d. 524))

July 05 deaths, Who died on July 05th


2013 Bud Asher (American lawyer and politician (b. 1925))
2013 David Cargo (American politician)
2013 Paul Couvret (Dutch-Australian pilot and politician (b. 1922))
2013 John Curran (American journalist (b. 1953))
2013 Jean Guy (American wife of William L. Guy (b. 1922))
2013 James McCoubrey (Canadian-American super-centenarian (b. 1901))
2013 Ama Quiambao (Filipino actress (b. 1947))
2013 Daniel Wegner (Canadian-American psychologist and educator (b. 1948))
2013 Lambert Jackson Woodburne (South African admiral (b. 1939))
2012 Howard Dorgan (American author and academic (b. 1932))
2012 Rob Goris (Belgian cyclist (b. 1982))
2012 Gerrit Komrij (Dutch author)
2012 Colin Marshall (Baron Marshall of Knightsbridge)
2012 Bob Rowland Smith (American politician (b. 1925))
2012 Ruud van Hemert (Dutch actor)
2011 Cy Twombly (American painter (b. 1928))
2010 Bob Probert (Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1965))
2008 Hasan Doğan (Turkish businessman (b. 1956))
2007 Régine Crespin (French soprano (b. 1927))
2007 Kerwin Mathews (American actor (b. 1926))
2007 George Melly (English singer-songwriter and critic (b. 1926))
2006 Gert Fredriksson (Swedish canoe racer (b. 1919))
2006 Thirunalloor Karunakaran (Indian poet and scholar (b. 1924))
2006 Kenneth Lay (American businessman (b. 1942))
2006 Amzie Strickland (American actress (b. 1919))
2006 Don Lusher (English jazz and big band trombonist (b. 1923))
2005 Shirley Goodman (American singer (Shirley & Company) (b. 1936))
2005 James Stockdale (American admiral (b. 1923))
2004 Hugh Shearer (Jamaican politician)
2004 Rodger Ward (American race car driver (b. 1921))
2002 Katy Jurado (Mexican actress (b. 1924))
2002 Ted Williams (American baseball player and manager (b. 1918))
2001 Ernie K-Doe (American singer (b. 1936))
1998 Sid Luckman (American football player (b. 1916))
1997 Mrs. Elva Miller (American singer (b. 1907))
1995 Jüri Järvet (Estonian actor (b. 1919))
1991 Howard Nemerov (American poet (b. 1920))
1983 Harry James (American trumpet player and actor (b. 1916))
1975 Gilda Dalla Rizza (Italian soprano (b. 1892))
1969 Wilhelm Backhaus (German pianist (b. 1884))
1969 Walter Gropius (German architect)
1969 Tom Mboya (Kenyan politician)
1969 Leo McCarey (American director)
1966 George de Hevesy (Hungarian chemist)
1965 Porfirio Rubirosa (Dominican diplomat (b. 1909))
1957 anugrah Narayan Sinha (Indian lawyer and politician)
1957 Charles Sherwood Noble (American inventor (b. 1873))
1948 Georges Bernanos (French soldier and author (b. 1888))
1948 Carole Landis (American actress and singer (b. 1919))
1945 John Curtin (Australian politician)
1937 Daniel Sawyer (American golfer (b. 1884))
1935 Bernard de Pourtalès (Swiss captain and sailor (b. 1870))
1932 Sasha Chorny (Russian poet and author (b. 1880))
1929 Henry Lincoln Johnson (American sergeant (b. 1897))
1927 Albrecht Kossel (German physician)
1920 Max Klinger (German painter and sculptor (b. 1857))
1908 Jonas Lie (Norwegian author (b. 1833))
1884 Victor Massé (French composer (b. 1822))
1863 Lewis Armistead (American general (b. 1817))
1862 Heinrich Georg Bronn (German geologist and paleontologist (b. 1800))
1859 Charles Cagniard de la Tour (French physicist and engineer (b. 1777))
1833 Nicéphore Niépce (French inventor)
1826 Stamford Raffles (English politician)
1819 William Cornwallis (English admiral and politician (b.1744))
1773 Francisco José Freire (Portuguese historian and philologist (b. 1719))
1719 Meinhardt Schomberg (3rd Duke of Schomberg)
1715 Charles Ancillon (French jurist and diplomat (b. 1659))
1676 Carl Gustaf Wrangel (Swedish commander and politician (b. 1613))
1666 Albert VI (Duke of Bavaria (b. 1584))
1539 Anthony Maria Zaccaria (Italian saint (b. 1502))
1507 Crinitus (Florentine scholar (b. 1475))
1375 Charles III (Count of Alençon (b. 1337))
1316 Ferdinand of Majorca (b. 1278) ()
967 Emperor Murakami of Japan (b. 926) ()