On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1996

Historical Events

  • Angels score 3 top 1st, Oakland A's respond with 13 bottom 1st, highest-scoring 1st inning by 2 teams in MLB history, A's win 16-8

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDolly the Sheep

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, 9th Salvation Army general, dies at 91
  • Lorna Young, Scottish promoter of Fairtrade products, dies at 44
1996 Highlights

About July 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer