This Day in History on 5 July

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 5 July. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

2012 – The Shard in London is inaugurated as the tallest building in Europe, with a height of 310 metres (1,020 ft).
2016 – The Juno space probe arrives at Jupiter and begins a 20-month survey of the planet.
2018 – The EU Copyright Directive currently has been pushed back to 10 September 2018, due to the majority of votes in the EU Parliament favoring holding back the vote.
2018 – Lithuania becomes the 36th member of the OECD.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1882 – Inayat Khan, Indian mystic and educator (d. 1927)

1918 – K. Karunakaran, Indian lawyer and politician, 7th Chief Minister of Kerala (d. 2010)

Death/ Death Anniversary

1957 – Anugrah Narayan Sinha, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar (b. 1887)

2006 – Thirunalloor Karunakaran, Indian poet and scholar (b. 1924)

Futher Reading

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