Today in History, English
Today in History, English

76831July 5Death2013 – Bud Asher, American lawyer and politician (b. 1925)
76832July 5Death2013 – David Cargo, American politician, 22nd Governor of New Mexico (b. 1929)
76833July 5Death2013 – James McCoubrey, Canadian-American super-centenarian (b. 1901)
76834July 5Death2013 – Lambert Jackson Woodburne, South African admiral (b. 1939)
76835July 5Death2014 – Sharifah Aini, Malaysian singer (b. 1953)
76836July 5Death2014 – Rosemary Murphy, German-American actress (b. 1925)
76837July 5Death2014 – Volodymyr Sabodan, Ukrainian metropolitan (b. 1935)
76838July 5Death2014 – Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian and academic (b. 1931)
76839July 5Death2014 – Brett Wiesner, American soccer player (b. 1983)
76840July 5Death2015 – Archduchess Dorothea of Austria (b. 1920)
76841July 5Death2015 – Uffe Haagerup, Danish mathematician and academic (b. 1949)
76842July 5Death2015 – Sakari Momoi, Japanese super-centenarian (b. 1903)
76843July 5Death2015 – Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1921)
76844July 5Holiday and observanceBloody Thursday (International Longshore and Warehouse Union)
76845July 5Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Anthony Maria Zaccaria, priest (d. 1539)Saints Cyril and MethodiusZoe of Rome (Roman Catholic Church)July 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
76846July 5Holiday and observanceTynwald Day, if July 5 is on a weekend, the holiday is the following Monday. (Isle of Man)
76847July 5Holiday and observanceArbor Day (New Zealand)
76848July 5Holiday and observanceArmed Forces Day (Venezuela)
76849July 5Holiday and observanceConstitution Day (Armenia)
76850July 5Holiday and observanceIndependence Day (Algeria), celebrating the independence of Algeria from France in 1962.
76851July 5Holiday and observanceIndependence Day, celebrating the independence of Cape Verde from Portugal in 1975.
76852July 5Holiday and observanceIndependence Day, celebrating the independence of Venezuela from Spain in 1811.
76853July 5Holiday and observanceEmancipation Day, celebrating the emancipation of enslaved Africans in New York City in 1827.
76854July 5Holiday and observancePoplifugia (Ancient Rome)
76855July 5Holiday and observanceX-Day (Church of the SubGenius)
76856July 6Event371 BC – The Battle of Leuctra, where Epaminondas defeated Cleombrotus I, takes place
76857July 6Event640 – Battle of Heliopolis: The Muslim Arab army under 'Amr ibn al-'As defeat the Byzantine forces near Heliopolis (Egypt).
76858July 6Event1044 – The Battle of Ménfő between troops led by Emperor Henry III and Magyar forces led by Samuel Aba, King of Hungary, takes place.
76859July 6Event1189 – Richard I "the Lionheart" accedes to the English throne.
76860July 6Event1253 – Mindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania.

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