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Calendar for July 5th, 2013

Every Year

  • Independence Day (Cape Verde)

  • Every Year

    • Independence Day (Venezuela)

    • 1750s

    • Born 1755: Sarah Siddons (actress)

    • 1790s

    • Born 1794: Sylvester Graham (inventor of the Graham cracker)

    • 1810s

    • Born 1810: P. T. Barnum (circus owner)

    • 1860s

    • 1865: William Booth established the Christian Mission (now called The Salvation Army)

    • 1870s

    • Born 1879: Dwight Filley Davis (sportsman)

    • 1880s

    • Born 1889: Jean Cocteau (writer)

    • 1930s

    • Born 1937: Brooke Hayward (actress)

    • 1940s

    • 1942: Japanese destroyer Arare sunk in Kiska Harbor, Alaska

    • Born 1944: Robbie Robertson (musician)

    • 1946: The bikini was introduced in Paris

    • 1950s

    • Born 1950: Huey Lewis (musician)

    • Born 1951: Rich "Goose" Gossage (baseball player)

    • 1954: Elvis Presley had his first professional recording session in Memphis, Tennessee; (first recording: "That's All Right")

    • Born 1958: Bill Watterson (cartoonist)

    • 1960s

    • Born 1963: Edie Falco (actress)

    • Born 1969: John LeClair (hockey player)

    • 1970s

    • 1975: Arthur Ashe defeated Jimmy Connors at Wimbledon, becoming the first African American male to win the British tennis title

    • 1980s

    • Born 1980: Jason Wade (musician)

    • 1990s

    • Born 1996: Dolly the sheep (first cloned mammal)

    • 2000s

    • Died 2002: Ted Williams (baseball player)

    • 2010s

    • Died 2011: Cy Twombly (artist)


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