What Happened on July 5th, 1996

Day of Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A's scores 13 in 1st vs Angels
  • NY Yank John Weteland ties Lee Smith's record of 19 consecutive saves

Famous Birthdays

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell born in Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer, dies at 91
  • Clyde Wiegand, physicist, dies at 81
  • Erik Wickberg, The Salvation Army general (b. 1904)
  • Lorna Young, salesperson, dies at 44