Historical Events on July 5th, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party is elected President of Mexico after a recount following irregularities
  • South Korea announce plans to begin "scientific' whaling of minke whales
  • The Shard, the tallest building in Europe, is opened in London, at 309.6 metres (1,016 ft)