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    • June 5, 0070 Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem

    • June 5, 0221 Death - -BC- Chu Yuan China's poet drowns

    • June 5, 1257 "Krakw, Poland received city rights."

    • June 5, 1305 Pope Clement V is elected.

    • June 5, 1661 "Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge"

    • June 5, 1718 "Birthday - Thomas Chippendale England, furniture maker (baptized)"

    • June 5, 1723 "Birthday - Adam Smith Kirkcaldy Scot, economist (Wealth of Nations) (baptized)"

    • June 5, 1783 "Brothers Jacques and Joseph Montgolfier publicly demonstrate their hot-air baloon in 10-minute flight over Annonay, France"

    • June 5, 1783 Joseph & Jacques Montgolfier make first public balloon flight

    • June 5, 1794 "The U.S. Congress pases the Neutrality Act, prohibiting Americans from enlisting in the service of a foreign power."

    • June 5, 1798 Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.

    • June 5, 1805 "The first recorded tornado in ""Tornado Alley"" (Southern Illinois)"

    • June 5, 1806 Batavian Republic becomes the Kingdom of Holland

    • June 5, 1806 The first trotter to break 3 minute mile (Yankee)

    • June 5, 1817 "First Great Lakes steamer, the Frontenac, is launched."

    • June 5, 1819 Birthday - John Couch Adams co-discover (Neptune)

    • June 5, 1823 "Birthday - George Thorndike Angell Mass, lawyer (ASPCA)"

    • June 5, 1825 "Birthday - Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry Georgia, educator (Rep-Ala, 1857-61)"

    • June 5, 1829 HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.

    • June 5, 1832 Parisian student uprisings of 1832 begin.

    • June 5, 1833 Ada Lovelace (future first computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage

    • June 5, 1837 "Houston, Texas is incorporated by the Republic of Texas."

    • June 5, 1849 Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.

    • June 5, 1851 "Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery serial, Uncle Tom's Cabin or, Life Among the Lowly starts a ten-month run in the National Era abolitionist newspaper."

    • June 5, 1855 Anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's first convention

    • June 5, 1863 "CSS ""Alabama"" captures the ""Tailsman"" in the Mid Atlantic"

    • June 5, 1864 "Death - Gen William E ""Grumble"" Jones killed at Piedmont"

    • June 5, 1872 Republican National Convention meets (Phila)

    • June 5, 1875 Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens

    • June 5, 1876 "Bananas become popular in US, at Centennial Exposition in Phila"

    • June 5, 1878 "Birthday - Francisco (Pancho) Villa Mexico, revolutionary/guerrilla leader"

    • June 5, 1883 "Birthday - John Maynard Keynes Cambridge England, economist/math/journalist"

    • June 5, 1887 "Birthday - Ruth Benedict US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)"

    • June 5, 1888 "Rio de la Plata Earthquake 1888: Uruguay 3.20 UTC-3, 5,5 Richter Scale, 3436'00S, 5753'59'W."

    • June 5, 1895 "Birthday - William Boyd Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)"

    • June 5, 1898 "Birthday - Federico Garca Lorca Spain, poet/dramatist (Blood Wedding)"

    • June 5, 1900 Birthday - Dennis Gabor inventor (holography (3D laser photography))

    • June 5, 1900 Second Boer War: British soldiers take Pretoria.

    • June 5, 1900 "The German Cruise liner, Deutschland III sets a new speed record."

    • June 5, 1905 "Birthday - Art Donovan NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas)"

    • June 5, 1905 "Birthday - John Abbott London, actor (Smogasboard)"

    • June 5, 1907 BAPS Swaminarayan religion established.

    • June 5, 1912 "Birthday - Josef Neckermann German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1968)"

    • June 5, 1912 US marines invade Cuba (3nd time)

    • June 5, 1914 "Birthday - Stan Jones Douglas Az, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)"

    • June 5, 1915 Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.

    • June 5, 1916 "Death - Horatio H Kitchener British General (Sudan), dies at 65"

    • June 5, 1916 Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

    • June 5, 1916 "Stein's Dixie Jazz Band plays its first gig under its new name, the Original Dixieland Jazz Band."

    • June 5, 1916 UK hist Sinking of HMS Hampshire and death of Kitchener

    • June 5, 1917 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I

    • June 5, 1917 Some ten million men begin registering for the draft in World War I.

    • June 5, 1917 "World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as ""Army registration day."""

    • June 5, 1919 "Birthday - Akeo Watanabe Tokyo Japan, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1956-68)"

    • June 5, 1920 "Birthday - Marion Motley AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)"

    • June 5, 1923 "Birthday - Daniel Pinkham Lynn Massachusetts, composer (Signs of Zodiac)"

    • June 5, 1925 "Birthday - Bill Hayes Harvey Ill, actor/singer (Your Show of Shows)"

    • June 5, 1925 "Birthday - Dorothy Claire LaPorte Ind, singer (Winchell & Mahoney)"

    • June 5, 1926 "Birthday - Bill Hayes Illinois, actor, (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life)"

    • June 5, 1928 "Birthday - Robert Lansing SD Calif, actor (12 O'Clock High, Equalizer, Automan)"

    • June 5, 1928 "Birthday - Tony Richardson England, director (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH)"

    • June 5, 1931 "Birthday - Jacques Demy France, director (Lola, Magic Donkey)"

    • June 5, 1932 "Birthday - Christy Brown Dublin, novelist (My Left Foot, Down All the Days)"

    • June 5, 1933 The U.S. Congress abrogates the United States' use of the gold standard by enacting a joint resolution (48 Stat. 112) nullifying the right of creditors to demand payment in gold.

    • June 5, 1933 The United States goes off the gold standard.

    • June 5, 1933 US goes off gold standard

    • June 5, 1934 "Birthday - Bill D Moyers Hugo Okla, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)"

    • June 5, 1934 "Birthday - F Curtis Michel LaCrosse Wisconsin, astronaut"

    • June 5, 1934 The first formal meeting of The Baker Street Irregulars (NYC)

    • June 5, 1937 A Bohrmann discovers asteroid #1455 Mitchella

    • June 5, 1937 "Birthday - Waylon Jennings Littlefield Tx, country singer (Dukes of Hazzard)"

    • June 5, 1938 Birthday - Marion Chapman smallest known premature baby to survive (280 g)

    • June 5, 1939 Birthday - Charles Joseph Clark (P-C) 16th Canadian PM (1979-80)

    • June 5, 1939 Birthday - Ken Follett spy author (Eye of the the Needle)

    • June 5, 1939 Birthday - Margaret Drabble author (The Needle's Eye)

    • June 5, 1940 Battle of France begins in WW II

    • June 5, 1940 Synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh

    • June 5, 1940 The Battle of France begins during World War II.

    • June 5, 1941 "Birthday - Martha Argerich Buenos Aires Argentina, pianist (debut 1949)"

    • June 5, 1941 Cyprus reinforced by Australian troops

    • June 5, 1941 Four thousands Chongqing residents were asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the Bombing of Chongqing.

    • June 5, 1942 "Eichmann officially notes that since December 1941, 97,000 people have been ""processed"" in three gas-vans."

    • June 5, 1944 Birthday - Tommie Smith US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1968); gave black power salute

    • June 5, 1944 Rome is captured intact by the 5th Army.

    • June 5, 1944 The first B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure

    • June 5, 1944 World War II: More than 1000 British bombers drop 5000 tons of bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day.

    • June 5, 1945 "Allied Control Council, military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power."

    • June 5, 1945 Berlin council of Allied commanders begins.

    • June 5, 1945 "Birthday - Don Reid Va, country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall)"

    • June 5, 1945 Birthday - John Carlos track star (Olympic bronze 1968); gave black power salute

    • June 5, 1945 "USA, UK, USSR, France declare supreme authority over Germany"

    • June 5, 1946 "A fire in the LaSalle Hotel in Chicago, kills 61 people."

    • June 5, 1946 "Birthday - Stefania Sandrelli Viareggio Italy, actress (The Key)"

    • June 5, 1946 Fire at LaSalle Hotel cocktail lounge kills 61 (Chicago Ill)

    • June 5, 1947 "Marshall Plan: At a speech at Harvard University, United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe."

    • June 5, 1947 "Sec of State George C Marshall outlines ""The Marshall Plan"""

    • June 5, 1950 "Birthday - Adrian Cosma Romania, team handball (Olympic-silver-1976)"

    • June 5, 1950 US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation

    • June 5, 1953 "Death - Bill Tilden tennis champ, dies at 60"

    • June 5, 1953 Denmark adopts a new constitution

    • June 5, 1956 Birthday - Kenny G saxophonist (Duotones)

    • June 5, 1956 "Elvis Presley introduces his new single, ""Hound Dog"", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements."

    • June 5, 1956 Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const

    • June 5, 1957 "NY narcotics investigator, Dr Herbert Berger, urges AMA to investigate use of stimulating drugs by athletes"

    • June 5, 1959 Birthday - Michael Winans gospel singer (The Winans)

    • June 5, 1959 The first government of the State of Singapore is sworn in.

    • June 5, 1963 British Secretary of State for War John Profumo resigns in a sex scandal.

    • June 5, 1963 "Movement of 15 Khordad: protest against arrest of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini by Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. In several cities, masses of angry demonstrators were confronted by tanks and paratroopers."

    • June 5, 1964 Birthday - Mags rocker (Fuzzbox-Into Rescue)

    • June 5, 1964 "Davie Jones & King Bees debut ""I Can't Help Thinking About Me"", group disbands but Davie Jones goes on to success as David Bowie"

    • June 5, 1967 "Israel raids Egyptian military targets. Syria, Iraq, and Jordan also entered the conflict."

    • June 5, 1967 Murderer Richard Speck sentenced to death in the electric chair

    • June 5, 1967 "Six-Day War begins: The Israeli air force launches simultaneous pre-emptive attacks on the air forces of Egypt, Jordan, and Syria."

    • June 5, 1968 "Senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, who was immediately arrested. Kennedy had just claimed victory in California's Democratic presidential primary. 68"

    • June 5, 1968 "Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day"

    • June 5, 1968 "U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California by Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy dies the next day."

    • June 5, 1969 International communist conference begins in Moscow.

    • June 5, 1969 Race riot in Hartford Connecticut

    • June 5, 1970 Chile becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

    • June 5, 1970 "Death - Jay Irving cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh), dies at 69"

    • June 5, 1972 UN Conference on the Human Environment opens in Stockholm

    • June 5, 1974 "Birthday - Chad Allen Lazzari Cerritos Cal, actor (David-Our House, My 2 Dads)"

    • June 5, 1974 "Birthday - Chassity Lazzari Cerritos Cal, actress"

    • June 5, 1975 Egypt reopens the Suez Canal to international shipping. The canal had been closed for 8 years since the 1967 war (6 day war) with Israel.

    • June 5, 1975 "The UK holds its first and only UK-wide referendum, on remaining in the EEC."

    • June 5, 1976 Number one hit on UK music charts - J J Barrie - No Charge

    • June 5, 1976 Teton Dam in Idaho burst causing $1 billion damage (14 die)

    • June 5, 1977 A coup takes place in Seychelles.

    • June 5, 1977 "The Apple II, the first practical personal computer, goes on sale."

    • June 5, 1977 "The first personal computer, the Apple II, goes on sale"

    • June 5, 1980 Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station

    • June 5, 1981 Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)

    • June 5, 1981 "The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that five homosexual men in Los Angeles, California have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS."

    • June 5, 1982 Waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle

    • June 5, 1983 Yannich Noah becomes first Frenchman to win French Open since WW II

    • June 5, 1984 Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site (Golden Temple)

    • June 5, 1986 "A 52-year old man in Auburn, Washington, United States, dies after taking an Excedrin capsule laced with cyanide; this is the first of two Excedrin deaths."

    • June 5, 1987 """Nightline"" presents it's first ""Town Meeting"" the subject is AIDS & the show runs until 3:47 AM"

    • June 5, 1988 Death - Clarence M Pendleton chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies

    • June 5, 1989 "Billy Smith, last original NY Islander, retires"

    • June 5, 1989 The Inuvialuit Final Agreement is signed in Canada to give the Inuit of western Canada the first comprehensive land claim agreement north of the 60th parallel.

    • June 5, 1989 The Unknown Rebel halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.

    • June 5, 1991 Space Shuttle STS 40 (Columbia 12) launched

    • June 5, 1995 Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.

    • June 5, 1998 "A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks)."

    • June 5, 2001 "Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm caused $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the costliest tropical storm in U.S. history."

    • June 5, 2001 "U.S. Senator Jim Jeffords leaves the Republican Party, an act which shifts control of the United States Senate from the Republicans to the Democratic Party."

    • June 5, 2003 "Severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50C in the region."

    • June 5, 2006 Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro







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