July 5: Day of the Week
July 5, 2019 is the 186th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1775The Second Continental Congress adopts the Olive Branch Petition.
- 1803The Convention of Artlenburg leads to the French occupation of Hanover (which had been ruled by the British king).
- 1813War of 1812: three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York begin.
- 1830France invades Algeria.
- 1947Larry Doby signs a contract with the Cleveland Indians baseball team, becoming the first black player in the American League. (Jackie Robinson had broken the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in the National League 11 weeks earlier.)
- 1948National Health Service Acts created the national public health systems in the United Kingdom
- 1971Right 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.
- 1975Arthur Ashe becomes the first black man to win the Wimbledon singles title.
- 1995Armenia adopts its constitution, four years after their independence from the Soviet Union.
- 1996Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
Who were born on July 5?
- 1586Thomas Hooker, English Connecticut colonist (d. 1647)
- 1832Pavel Chistyakov, Russian painter (d. 1919)
- 1879Wanda Landowska, Polish harpsichordist (d. 1959)
- 1891John Howard Northrop, American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1987)
- 1895Gordon Jacob, English composer (d. 1984)
- 1928Warren Oates, American actor (d. 1982)
- 1931Bill Skiles, American comic (d. 2011)
- 1956Patsy Pease, American actress
- 1963Dorien Wilson, American actor
- 1985Nick O'Malley, English bassist (Arctic Monkeys)
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