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Thursday July 5, 2018

July 5: Day of the Week

July 5, 2018 was the 186th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 179 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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July 5 Historical Event(s)

  • 1295
    Scotland and France form an alliance, the so-called “Auld Alliance”, against England.
  • 1610
    John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland.
  • 1687
    Isaac Newton publishes Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
  • 1770
    The Battle of Chesma between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire begins.
  • 1803
    The Convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king).
  • 1865
    The Salvation Army is founded in the East End of London, England.
  • 1940
    World War II: the United Kingdom and the Vichy France government break off diplomatic relations.
  • 1948
    National Health Service Acts created the national public health systems in the United Kingdom
  • 1954
    The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.
  • 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.

Who were born on July 5?

  • 1321
    Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of King David II of Scotland (d. 1362)
  • 1755
    Sarah Siddons, British actress (d. 1831)
  • 1793
    Pavel Pestel, Russian revolutionary (d. 1826)
  • 1904
    Ernst Mayr, American biologist (d. 2005)
  • 1910
    Robert K. Merton, American sociologist (d. 2003)
  • 1918
    George Rochberg, American composer (d. 2005)
  • 1950
    Huey Lewis, American singer (Huey Lewis and the News)
  • 1975
    Gunnar Thomsen, Faroese bassist (Týr)
  • 1982
    Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer
  • 1986
    Adam Young, American musician, main project (Owl City)

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