Historical Events on July 5 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 217 of 217

  • 2012 The Shard, the tallest building in Europe, is opened in London, at 309.6 metres (1,016 ft)
  • 2012 South Korea announce plans to begin "scientific' whaling of minke whales
  • 2012 Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party is elected President of Mexico after a recount following irregularities
  • 2013 15 people are killed by a bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2014 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Petra Kvitová outclasses Eugenie Bouchard of Canada 6-3, 6-0 for her 2nd Wimbledon title
  • 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Final: Carli Lloyd scores a hat-trick as US beats Japan 5-2 in Vancouver, Canada

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2016 FBI releases report stating Hillary Clinton was "extremely careless" handling classified emails but doesn't recommend prosecution

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • 2017 Arsenal FC breaks club transfer record, paying about €53m for Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette
  • 2017 Shootout between drug cartels in Las Varas, Northern Mexico kills 14
  • 2017 101 people reported shot, 15 killed in Chicago, Illinois over 4th July weekend
  • 2017 Volvo Cars announces all new models by 2019 will be either hybrids or battery powered, 1st automaker to do so
  • 2017 Followers of Indian spiritual leader Ashutosh Mahara, dead 3 years, win court case to keep his body in freezer in case he should return to life
  • 2018 US Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt resigns amid allegations of misconduct
  • 2018 At least 24 killed in explosions at pyrotechnics workshops in Tultepec, Mexico
  • 2018 Heatwave in southern Quebec, Canada, kills 33
  • 2018 English rapper Stormzy announces partnership with Penguin Books, an imprint called #Merky Books

  • 2018 Saleswomen in Kerala, India, win right to sit down and take toilet breaks in new amendment to law