On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1811

Historical Events


VenezuelaVenezuela Declares Independence

Venezuelan Declaration of Independence: 7 provinces declare themselves independent of Spain

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A painting by Martin Tovar y Tovar depicting Venezuelan deputies signing the declaration
A painting by Martin Tovar y Tovar depicting Venezuelan deputies signing the declaration
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1811 Highlights

About July 5, 1811

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 209 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer