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 This day in History - July 5
359 Historic Events for July 5
1981

9th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Jan Stephenson

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1982

Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas

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1982

ICC Trophy record p/ship, 257 Schoonheim/Liffman, Hol v Malay

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1983

?, Roanoke Va, Baby girl born to a mother brain dead for 84 days

Birth
1983

Woman gives birth to baby 84 days after brain death (Roanoke, VA)

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1983

NJ Devils purchase AHL Maine Mariners as their farm team

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1983

Arie Querido, psychiatrist (social psychiatry), dies

Death
1983

Harry James, swing-era bandleader/trumpet player, dies at 67

Death
1983

Vaclav Trojan, composer, dies at 76

Death
1983

France invades Algeria

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1984

Supreme Court weakens 70-year-old "exclusionary rule"-evidence seized with defective court warrants can now be used in criminal trials

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1985

Gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86

Death
1985

Premier Mugabe wins Zimbabwe elections

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1985

Nicholas Mark Sanders (England) begins circumnavigation of globe, covering 13,035 road miles in 78 days, 3 hr, 30 min

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1985

Marion Byron, actress (Steamboat Bill Jr), dies at 73

Death
1985

Jack Robertson, S Afr cricket spinner (3 Tests v Aust 1935-36), dies

Death
1985

117øF (47øC), St George, Utah (state rec) (103ø spread, UT 1985)

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1986

93rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats H Mandlikova (76 63)

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1986

Nancy Reagan cuts red, white and blue ribbon; reopens Statue of Liberty

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1986

Statue of Liberty is reopened after it is refurbished

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1986

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway sets 10K woman's record (30:13.74)

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1987

Jane Geddes wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

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1987

101st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pat Cash beats Ivan Lendl (76 62 75)

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1987

A's Mark McGwire is 1st rookie to hit 30 HRs before All Star break

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1988

Malcolm Marshall takes 7-22 at Old Trafford, England all out 93

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