July 5, 1973: Day of the Week
July 5, 1973 was the 186th day of the year 1973 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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 50 years old today. If that same person saved a Cent every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $168.89 today.
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Here’s the July 1973 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1973 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.
Ox is the mythical animal and Water is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
July 5, 1973 Historical Event(s)
- 1973Catastrophic BLEVE (Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion) in Kingman, Arizona, following a fire that broke out as propane is being transferred from a railroad car to a storage tank, kills 11 firefighters.
Who were born on July 5, 1973?
- 1973Bengt Lagerberg, Swedish drummer (The Cardigans)
- 1973Marcus Allbäck, Swedish footballer
- 1973Róisín Murphy, Irish singer-songwriter (Moloko)
- 1973René Spies, German bobsledder
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