What Happened On 5th July 1950 In History

July 5th (1950) was a Wednesday. It's the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 5th July, 1950

  • » Korean War: Task Force Smith: American and North Korean forces first clash, in the Battle of Osan.
  • » Zionism: The Knesset passes the Law of Return which grants all Jews the right to immigrate to Israel.

Famous Birthdays on July 5 in 1950

  • » Huey Lewis, American singer-songwriter and actor (Huey Lewis and the News and Clover (band) known as Clover)
  • » Michael Monarch, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Steppenwolf (band) known as Steppenwolf, Detective (band) called Detective, and World Classic Rockers)
  • » Philip Terzian, American journalist and author

July 5th Holidays in History

  • » 1934 West Coast waterfront strike known as Bloody Thursday (International Longshore and Warehouse Union)
  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Anthony Maria Zaccaria, priest (d. 1539)
  • » Zoe of Rome (Roman Catholic Church)
  • » July 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » X-Day (Church of the SubGenius) named X-Day (Church of the SubGenius)
  • » Constitution Day (Armenia)
  • » Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Algeria from France in 1962.
  • » Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Cape Verde from Portugal in 1975.
  • » Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Venezuela from Spain in 1811.
  • » Saints Cyril and Methodius e.g Saints Cyril and Methodius Day (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
  • » Tynwald Day, if July 5 is on a weekend, the holiday is the following Monday. (Isle of Man)
  • » Emancipation Day, celebrating the emancipation of enslaved Africans in New York City in 1827.

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