What Happened on July 5, 2018

Historical Events

  • At least 24 killed in explosions at pyrotechnics workshops in Tultepec, Mexico
  • English rapper Stormzy announces partnership with Penguin Books, an imprint called #Merky Books
  • Heatwave in southern Quebec, Canada, kills 33
  • Saleswomen in Kerala, India, win right to sit down and take toilet breaks in new amendment to law
  • US Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt resigns amid allegations of misconduct
2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Saman Kunan, former Thai Navy SEAL, asphyxiates after delivering oxygen to 13 trapped people in Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand at 38

About July 5, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Like It - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
  • UK #1 Song: Shotgun - George Ezra