(WTVM) - All of the events below happened on the same day of the month, July 5.
1937: The Hormel Foods Corporation introduces Spam luncheon meat.
1944: Singer Gladys Knight is born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1946: The bikini goes on sale one day after its introduction at an outdoor fashion show in Paris.
1957: The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences is established.
1963: Actress Edie Falco is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1975: Arthur Ashe becomes the first African American to win the men's singles championship at Wimbledon.
1996: Dolly the sheep is the first mammal cloned from an adult cell.
2002: Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams dies in Inverness, Florida at age 83.