On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 2021

Historical Events

  • One of world's oldest pieces of art, 51,000-year-old deer bone carved by Neanderthals, announced discovered in Harz Mountains, Germany [1]

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will scrap all COVID-19 restrictions in England from 19 July, to become most unrestricted country in Europe

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

Famous Deaths

  • Gillian Sheen, British fencer (Olympic gold individual foil 1956), dies at 92
  • Richard Donner [Schwartzberg], American television and film director (Twilight Zone; The Omen, Superman; Lethal Weapon; Scrooged), and producer (X-Men; Tales From The Crypt), dies at 91
2021 Highlights

About July 5, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer