On This Day: July 05th
This is 187th day of the year and 179 days remain in the year.
William Booth formed the Salvation Army in London, England.
The bikini swimsuit made its debut at a Paris fashion show.
Larry Doby signed with the Cleveland Indians, becoming the first African American player in the American League.
Elvis Presley recorded "That's All Right," his first commercial record.
Cape Verde became independent after 500 years of Portuguese rule.
Dolly, the first sheep cloned from adult cells, was born.
Baseball great Ted Williams died.
July 05 BirthdaysDavid FarragutPronunciation: [far´ugut]
1801–70, American admiral, born near Knoxville, Tenn.
P. T. Barnumshowman
Georges Pompidoupolitical leader