About July 5

July 5, 2021 is the 186th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Cancer is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 211 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 5

  • 1687
    Isaac Newton publishes Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica.
  • 1811
    Venezuela declares independence from Spain.
  • 1814
    War of 1812: Battle of Chippawa – American Major General Jacob Brown defeats British General Phineas Riall at Chippawa, Ontario.
  • 1830
    France invades Algeria.
  • 1833
    Admiral Charles Napier defeats the navy of the Portuguese usurper Dom Miguel at the third Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
  • 1884
    Germany takes possession of Cameroon.
  • 1934
    “Bloody Thursday” – Police open fire on striking longshoremen in San Francisco.
  • 1935
    The National Labor Relations Act, which governs labor relations in the United States, is signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • 1943
    World War II: An Allied invasion fleet sails for Sicily (Operation Husky, July 10, 1943).
  • 1950
    Korean War: Task Force Smith – First clash between American and North Korean forces in the Battle of Osan.
  • 1954
    The Andhra Pradesh High Court is established.
  • 1954
    The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.
  • 1962
    Algeria becomes independent from France.
  • 1971
    Right 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.
  • 1975
    Cape Verde gains its independence from Portugal.
  • 1989
    Iran-Contra Affair: Oliver North is sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gerhard A. Gesell to a three-year suspended prison term, two years probation, $150,000 in fines and 1,200 hours community service. His convictions are later overturned.
  • 1996
    Dolly the sheep becomes the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
  • 1999
    U.S. President Bill Clinton imposes trade and economic sanctions against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
  • 1999
    Wolverhampton, England is hit by storms which include a tornado. The area is hit again with severe storms on August 1.
  • 2009
    A series of violent riots break out in Ürümqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.

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