Historical Events on July 5, 1973

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Historical Events

BattleCoup d'état

General Juvénal Habyarimana becomes president of Rwanda in a military coup d'état

Dictator and President of Rwanda Juvénal Habyarimana
Dictator and President of Rwanda
Juvénal Habyarimana
  • Isle of Man begins issuing its own postage stamps
  • Test cricket debut of English umpire Harold "Dickie" Bird v NZ at Leeds (66 Tests, 69 ODI)