July 5: Day of the Week
July 5, 2019 was the 186th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 179 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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)
- 1830France invades Algeria.
- 1878The coat of arms of the Baku governorate is established.
- 1884Germany takes possession of Cameroon.
- 1934“Bloody Thursday” – Police open fire on striking longshoremen in San Francisco.
- 1945World War II: Liberation of the Philippines declared.
- 1962The Late Late Show, the world’s longest-running chat show by the same broadcaster, airs on RTÉ One for the first time.
- 1977Military coup in Pakistan: Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the first elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, is overthrown.
- 1999U.S. President Bill Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
- 2004The first Indonesian presidential election is held.
- 2006North Korea launches at least two short-range Nodong-2 missiles, one SCUD missile and one long-range Taepodong-2 missile.
Who were born on July 5?
- 1872Édouard Herriot, French politician (d. 1957)
- 1912Mack David, American lyricist (d. 1993)
- 1914Gerda Gilboe, Danish actress (d. 2009)
- 1918K. Karunakaran, senior politician from Kerala, India (d. 2010)
- 1943Robbie Robertson, Canadian guitarist (The Band)
- 1951Roger Wicker, American politician
- 1956James Lofton, American football player and coach
- 1961Isabelle Poulenard, French soprano
- 1971Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer
- 1979Stiliyan Petrov, Bulgarian footballer
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