What Happened on July 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A's scores 13 in 1st vs Angels
  • NY Yank John Weteland ties Lee Smith's record of 19 consecutive saves

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer, dies at 91
  • Clyde Wiegand, physicist, dies at 81
  • Erik Wickberg, The Salvation Army general (b. 1904)
  • Lorna Young, salesperson, dies at 44