On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 2008

Historical Events


Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams successfully defends her title beating younger sister Serena 7-5, 6-4

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams

Famous Weddings

  • "The Bachelor" TV personality Andrew Firestone (32) weds Serbian model and actress Ivana Bozilovic (30) at St Mark's in the Valley Episcopal Church in Los Olivos, California

Famous Deaths

  • Hasan Do─čan, 37th president of the Turkish Football Federation (b. 1956)
2008 Highlights

About July 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer