On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ancient Iraqi city Babylon declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Former governor of Rio de Janeiro, Sérgio Cabral says he paid a $2 million bribe to secure votes for his city to be granted 2016 Olympics
  • Second stronger earthquake in Southern California at 7.1 magnitude centered near Ridgecrest