On This Day

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

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
2018 Highlights

About July 5, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer