On This Day

Famous Birthdays on July 5 (Part 2)

  • 1977 Nicolas Kiefer, German tennis player, born in Holzminden, West Germany
  • 1977 Javier López, Puerto Rican MLB baseball pitcher, 2003-16 (Colorado Rockies, San Francisco Giants, and 3 other teams), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1979 Stiliyan Petrov, Bulgarian footballer, born in Mihaylovgrad, Bulgaria
  • 1979 Shane Filan, Irish singer and songwriter (Westlife), born in Sligo, Ireland
  • 1979 Amélie Mauresmo, French tennis player (Australian Open, Wimbledon 2006), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
  • 1980 Jason Wade, American singer and musician (Lifehouse), born in Camarillo, California
  • 1980 David Rozehnal, Czech soccer defender (Czech Rep. 60 caps; PSG, Lille), born in Šternberk, Czech Republic
  • 1981 Jesse Crain, Canadian baseball player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981 Ryan Hansen, American actor (Veronica Mars), born in Fountain Valley, California
  • 1982 Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer and coach (Rezzato), born in Biella, Italy
  • 1982 Philippe Gilbert, Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Verviers, Wallonia, Belgium
  • 1983 Zheng Jie, Chinese tennis player (Olympic bronze 2008), born in Chengdu, China
  • 1984 Yu Yamada, Ryukyuan model, actress and singer, born in Okinawa, Japan
  • 1985 Stephanie McIntosh, Australian pop singer and actress, born in Malvern, Australia
  • 1985 Nick O'Malley, British indie rock musician (Arctic Monkeys), born in Sheffield, England

Megan Rapinoe

1985 Megan Rapinoe, American pro soccer player (American co-captain), born in Redding, California

  • 1989 Joseph King, American musician (Canvas)
  • 1991 Jason Dolley, American actor and musician (Cory in the House), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1994 Shohei Ohtani, Japanese MLB pitcher (Los Angeles Angels), born Ōshū, Japan
  • 1995 P.V. [Pusarla Venkata] Sindhu, Indian badminton player, first Indian woman to win a silver medal (2016), born in Hyderabad, India

Dolly the Sheep

1996 Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, born in Scotland