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July 5: This Day That Year

July 5

- 1841 - Thomas Cook opens its first travel office.

- 1865 - World's 1st speed limit law get implemented.

- 1911 - Birthday: Georges Pompidou, President/Prime Minister of France (1962-74), born in Paris, France (died April 2, 1974, age 62).

- 1960 - Mongolia adopts its constitution.

- 1973 - Rwanda: General Juvenal habyarimana becomes president after a military coup d'état.

- 1983 - USA: Woman gives birth to baby 84 days after brain death in Roanoke, VA.

- 1867 - Birthday: A. E. Douglass inventor of dendrochronology (tree-ring dating), born in Windsor, Vermont (March 20, 1962, age 94).

- 1994 - Jeff Bezos found Amazon.com in Bellevue, Washington.

- 1996 - Birthday: Dolly the Sheep, first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell born in Scotland (died Feb 14, 2003, age 6.5).

- 2016 - FBI releases report stating Hillary Clinton "extremely careless" in handling classified emails.

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