July 5: Day of the Week
July 5, 2020 is the 187th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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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)
- 1610John Guy sets sail from Bristol with 39 other colonists for Newfoundland.
- 1770The Battle of Chesma between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire begins.
- 1809The Battle of Wagram, the largest of the Napoleonic Wars.
- 1865The Salvation Army is founded in the East End of London, England.
- 1884Germany takes possession of Cameroon.
- 1935The National Labor Relations Act, which governs labor relations in the United States, is signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- 1937Spam, the luncheon meat, is introduced into the market by the Hormel Foods Corporation.
- 1945World War II: Liberation of the Philippines declared.
- 1954The Andhra Pradesh High Court is established.
- 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?
- 1321Joan of The Tower, Queen consort of King David II of Scotland (d. 1362)
- 1931Ismail Mahomed, South African and Namibian Chief Justice (d. 2000)
- 1932Billy Laughlin, American actor (d. 1948)
- 1960James M. Kelly, American politician
- 1966Susannah Doyle, British actress
- 1969Jeremy Spake, English television personality
- 1971Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer
- 1973René Spies, German bobsledder
- 1979Stiliyan Petrov, Bulgarian footballer
- 1984Danay Garcia, Cuban actress
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