July 5, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • A's scores 13 in 1st vs Angels
  • NY Yank John Weteland ties Lee Smith's record of 19 consecutive saves

Birthdays in History

Person of interestDolly the Sheep

Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell born in Scotland

Deaths in History

  • Anne Schumacher Hummert, radio pioneer, dies at 91
  • Clyde Wiegand, physicist, dies at 81
  • Erik Wickberg, The Salvation Army general (b. 1904)
  • Lorna Young, salesperson, dies at 44