On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

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, salesperson, dies at 44