On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 2020

Historical Events

  • Florida reports a record 11,458 daily COVID-19 cases
  • Mexico's COVID-19 death toll passes 30,000 as it becomes the world's 5th worst-affected country

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Reade, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (NCAA Div III C'ship 1983-86; AFCA Div III Coach of the Year 1983–86; Augustana Vikings), dies at 87
  • Nick Cordero, Canadian Broadway actor (Bullets Over Broadway), dies of COVID-19 complications at 41
  • Ragaa al-Gedawy, Egyptian actress (The Stranger) dies of COVID-19 at 81
  • Volodymyr Troshkin, Ukrainian soccer defender (31 caps, USSR; Dynamo Kiev 205 games), dies at 72
  • Willi Holdorf, German athlete (Olympic gold, United Team of Germany, decathlon 1964), dies at 80
2020 Highlights

About July 5, 2020

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer