July 5, 2012 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 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)