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 This day in History - July 5
359 Historic Events for July 5
1973

Maj Gen Juvenal Habyarimana becomes president of Rwanda

Event
1973

Isle of Man begins issuing their own postage stamps

Event
1973

"Live and Let Die," James Bond film premieres

Event
1973

Christy Rowe, St Paul Minn, soccer defender (Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

Michael Sykora, Pardubice CZE, NHL defenseman (Sharks, Oly-gold-98)

Birth
1974

81st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Olga Morzova (60 64)

Event
1975

Ai Sugiyama, Tokyo Japan, tennis star

Birth
1975

Chris Gratton, Brantford, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Birth
1975

Christoph Brandner, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)

Birth
1975

89th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats J Connors (61 61 57 64)

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1975

Cape Verde Is gain independence after 500 years of Portuguese rule

Event
1975

Todd Macdonald, Charlestown, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers)

Birth
1977

Pakistan's army, led by Gen Mohammad Zia ul-Haq, seizes power

Event
1978

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1978

Carmen Kempt, Miss Canada Universe (1997)

Birth
1978

Soyuz 30 spacecraft touches down in Soviet Kazakhstan

Event
1979

Elizabeth Ryan, tennis ace (won 19 Wimbledon titles), dies at 87

Death
1979

Judson Laire, actor/singer (Papa-Mama), dies at 76

Death
1980

Archibald James Potter, composer, dies at 61

Death
1980

94th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bj”rn B”rg beats McEnroe (16 75 63 67 86)

Event
1980

87th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats C Evert (61 76)

Event
1981

Premier Begin's Likud party wins Israeli elections

Event
1981

Rajan Mahadevan recites 31,811 digits of ã from memory

Event
1981

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1981

Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer, dies at 75

Death