July 5: Day of the Week
July 5, 2021 is the 186th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 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.
- 1865The Salvation Army is founded in the East End of London, England.
- 1878The coat of arms of the Baku governorate is established.
- 1935The National Labor Relations Act, which governs labor relations in the United States, is signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- 1962Algeria becomes independent from France.
- 1970Air Canada Flight 621 crashes near Toronto International Airport killing 109 people.
- 1996Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
- 2009A series of violent riots break out in Ürümqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.
- 2009Roger Federer wins a record 15th Grand Slam title in tennis, winning a five set match against Andy Roddick at Wimbledon.
Who were born on July 5?
- 1922Bob Duffy, American basketball player
- 1948William Hootkins, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1950Michael Monarch, American guitarist (Steppenwolf)
- 1957David Hanson, British politician
- 1958Paul Daniel, British opera and symphony conductor
- 1959Marc Cohn, American singer and songwriter
- 1975Ai Sugiyama, Japanese tennis player
- 1975Gunnar Thomsen, Faroese bassist (Týr)
- 1984Marion Trott, German skeleton racer
- 1989Dejan Lovren, Croatian footballer
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