July 5, 1950 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Law of Return passes, guarantees all Jews right to live in Israel
  • US forces enter combat in the Korean War for the first time, in the Battle of Osan

Deaths in History

  • Private Kenneth Shadrick becomes the first identified American soldier killed in the Korean War
  • Salvatore Giuliano, Sicilian bandit, shot by police