On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 2019

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

Famous Deaths

  • John McCririck, English horse racing broadcaster, dies at 79
2019 Highlights

About July 5, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer