Historical Events on 5th June

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70 - Titus & his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem
754 - Friezen murders bishop Boniface & over 50 companions
1257 - Kraków, Poland receive city rights.
1288 - Battle of Woeringen: Reinald I vs Jan I
1305 - Bordeaux's archbishop Bertrand the Got elected Pope Clement V
1507 - England & Netherlands sign trade agreement
1625 - Spanish troops under Spinola conquer Breda
1632 - Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Roermond
1661 - Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
1716 - England & Emperor Karel VI signs military treaty
1752 - Prince Willem van Orange becomes Knight of Garter
1783 - Joseph & Jacques Montgolfier make 1st public balloon flight
1794 - Congress prohibits citizens from serving in foreign armed forces
1798 - The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
1805 - 1st recorded tornado in "Tornado Alley" (Southern Illinois)
1806 - 1st trotter to break 3 minute mile (Yankee)
1806 - Batavian Republic becomes Kingdom of Holland
1808 - -6] Battle at Wagram: French army beats Austrians
1827 - Turks capture Acropolis & takes Athens during Greek War of Independ
Physicist & Mathematician Isaac NewtonPhysicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton 1829 - HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.
1833 - Ada Lovelace (future 1st computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
1846 - Telegraph line opens between Phila & Balt
1848 - Statue of prince Willem the Silent unveiled
1849 - Danish National Day-Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy
1855 - Anti-foreign anti-Roman Catholic Know-Nothing Party's 1st convention
1857 - Walter Woodbury & James Page open photo studio in Batavia (Djakarta)
1861 - Federal marshals seize arms & gunpower at Du Pont works DE
1863 - Battle of Franklin's Crossing, VA (Deep Run)
1863 - CSS "Alabama" captures "Tailsman" in Mid Atlantic
1864 - Battle of Piedmont, VA (Augusta City)
1869 - 3rd Belmont: C Miller aboard Fenian wins in 3:04.25
1870 - Constantinople in fire; 900 die
1872 - Republican National Convention meets (Phila)
1873 - Sultan Bargash closes slave market of Zanzibar
Inventor Charles BabbageInventor Charles Babbage 1875 - Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens
1876 - Bananas become popular in US, at Centennial Exposition in Phila
1879 - 13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75
1882 - Storm & floods hits Bombay; about 100,000 die
1884 - William Sherman refuses Republican presidential nomination saying "I will not accept if nominated & will not serve if elected"
1886 - 20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41
1888 - Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president
1888 - The Rio de la Plata Earthquake takes place.
1899 - Alfred Dreyfus' acquitted
1900 - Lord Roberts' army occupies Pretoria
1907 - Automatic washer & dryer are introduced
1911 - Red Sox Joe Wood strikes out 3 pinch hitters in 9th for 5-4 win
1912 - US marines invade Cuba (3nd time)
1913 - Dutch Disability laws go into effect
1915 - 47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6
US President Grover ClevelandUS President Grover Cleveland 1915 - Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.
1917 - 10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I
1920 - 1st rivet driven on Bank of Italy headquarters at 1 Powell
1920 - A's VP Thomas Shibe denies charges that baseballs are livelier
1925 - 29th US Golf Open: Willie Macfarlane shoots a 291 at Worcester CC Mass
1926 - Indians triple-play Yankees & win 15-3
1927 - 3rd French Mens Tennis: R Lacoste beats B Tilden (6-4 4-6 5-7 6-3 11-9)
1927 - Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record
1929 - Ramsey MacDonald forms minority Labour government in Britain
1931 - Jules Renkin becomes premier of Belgium
1931 - 66th British Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 296 at Carnoustie Golf Links
1933 - Gold standard abolished
1934 - 1st formal meeting of Baker Street Irregulars (NYC)
1937 - 69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6
1937 - Henry Ford initiates 32 hour work week
Ford Motor Company Founder Henry FordFord Motor Company Founder Henry Ford 1940 - 1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh
1940 - American Negro Theater organizes
1940 - Battle of France begins in WW II
1940 - Gen Von Bock starts German offensive in Somme
1940 - General De Gaulle becomes under minister of Defense
1940 - Gov of Suriname & Neth Antilles refuse entry to Jewish refugees
1940 - Netherlands rations petroleum
1940 - Synthetic rubber tire unveiled
1941 - Sandor Szabo beats B Nagurski in St Louis, to become wrestling champ
1942 - British offensive in North Africa under general Ritchie
1942 - Elwood Ordnance Plant near Joliet Illinois kills 54
1942 - USA declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania
1943 - 75th Belmont: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:28.2
1943 - German occupiers arrest Louvain University's chancellor
1944 - 1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure
1944 - 1st British gliders touched down on French soil for D-Day
1944 - Allies march into Rome
German WWII Field Marshal Erwin RommelGerman WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel 1944 - Field Marshal Rommel goes on vacation
1944 - General Eisenhower decides invasion set for June 6
1944 - King Victor Emmanuel abdicates the throne for his son Umberto
1945 - Opera "Peter Grimes of Benjamin Britten," premieres in London
1945 - USA, UK, USSR, France declare supreme authority over Germany
1946 - Fire at LaSalle Hotel cocktail lounge kills 61 (Chicago Ill)
1947 - Sec of State George C Marshall outlines "Marshall Plan"
1948 - Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23
1950 - US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation
1952 - 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing
1952 - Test Cricket debut of Freddie Trueman v India at Headingley
1952 - Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavy weight boxing title
1953 - Denmark adopts a new constitution
1953 - US Senate rejects China PR membership to UN
1954 - "Your Show Of Shows," last airs on NBC-TV
Military Leader George MarshallMilitary Leader George Marshall 1954 - Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ecclesiae fastos
1955 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open
1955 - NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits 550' HR off Chicago Billy Pierce
1956 - "Milton Berle Show," last airs on NBC-TV
1956 - Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const
1957 - NY narcotics investigator, Dr Herbert Berger, urges AMA to investigate use of stimulating drugs by athletes
1959 - Bob Dylan graduates Hibbing HS in Minnesota
1959 - The first government of the State of Singapore is sworn in.
1960 - "George Gobel Show," last airs on CBS-TV
1960 - Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
1963 - Princess Marijke changes her name to Christina
1963 - State of siege proclaimed in Iran, Ayatollah Khomeini arrested
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
1965 - "Wooly Bully" by Sam the Sham & Pharaohs hits #2
1965 - 97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6
1965 - Lopez Arellano becomes president of Honduras
1966 - Cin Red Leo Cardenas hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader
1966 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Clayton Federal Golf Invitational
1967 - 6 day war between Israel & Arab neighbors begin
1967 - Murderer Richard Speck sentenced to death in electric chair
1967 - WSBE TV channel 36 in Providence, RI (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967 - Royal Canadian Mint ordered to start converting 10 cent & 25 cent coins to pure nickel as soon as possible
1968 - 12:16AM PST-Sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies next day
1969 - Dutch Antilles government of Kroon resigns
1969 - Race riot in Hartford Connecticut
1969 - The International communist conference begins in Moscow.
1970 - KPAX TV channel 8 in Missoula, MT (CBS) begins broadcasting
1970 - Chile becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1971 - 103rd Belmont: Walter Blum aboard Pass Catcher wins in 2:30.6
1972 - "If You Had Wings" opens
1972 - UN Conference on Human Environment opens in Stockholm
1972 - Yugoslav president Tito visits USSR
1973 - 43rd French Mens Tennis: Ilse Nastase beats Nikki Pilic (63 63 60)
1974 - A's Reggie Jackson & Bill North engage in clubhouse fight at Detroit
1975 - 48th National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor
1975 - British population agrees to European Common Market membership
1975 - Egypt president Sadat reopens Suez Canal (closed since 1967)
1976 - "Bigfoot" by Bro Smith hits #57
1976 - 108th Belmont: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Bold Forbes wins in 2:29
1976 - Teton Dam in Idaho burst causing $1 billion damage (14 die)
1977 - 1st personal computer, Apple II, goes on sale
1977 - 31st NBA Championship: Port Trailblazers beat Phila 76er, 4 games to 2
1977 - 31st Tony Awards: Shadow Box & Annie win
1977 - Coup in Seychelles (National Day)
1977 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Talk Tournament '77 Golf Tournament
1977 - LA Dodgers retire Walt Alston's #24
1979 - Seychelles adopts constitution
1980 - Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1981 - Astro's Nolan Ryan passes Early Wynn as all-time walk leader (1,777)
1981 - Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)
1981 - George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"
1981 - TODAY/PC runs for 1st time
1982 - "Murphy's Law" by Cheri hits #39
1982 - 114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28
1982 - 52nd French Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (76 61)
1982 - Waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle
1983 - 37th Tony Awards: Torch Song Trilogy & Cats win
1983 - 53rd French Mens Tennis: Yannick Noah beats Mats Wilander (62 75 76)
1983 - Alice Miller wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
1984 - Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" becomes #1
1984 - Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site (Golden Temple)
1986 - SD Padre Steve Garvey ejected for 1st time
1987 - "Nightline" presents it's 1st "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS & the show runs until 3:47 AM
1987 - Dwight Gooden returns from drug rehabilitation & allows wins game
1988 - 1st Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $590,000
1988 - 58th French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Henri Leconte (75 62 61)
1988 - Kay Cottee sails into Sydney as 1st woman to circle globe alone
1988 - Laura Davies wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1988 - Longest champagne cork flight is 177'9 in NY
1988 - Russian orthodox church celebrates 1,000th anniversary
1989 - 23rd Music City News Country Awards: R Van Shelton & Randy Travis
1989 - Billy Smith, last original NY Islander, retires
Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartneyMusician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney 1989 - Paul McCartney releases "Flowers in the Dirt"
1989 - Toronto Blue Jays Skydome stadium opens, Milwaukee Brewers win 5-3
1990 - South African troops plunder Mandela's dwelling
1991 - Lesbian priest Elizabeth Carl ordained in Episcopal Church Washington DC
1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize
1991 - Space Shuttle STS 40 (Columbia 12) launched
1993 - "Livin' On The Edge" by Aerosmith hits #18
1993 - 125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8
1993 - 63rd French Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats M J Fernandez (4-6 6-2 6-4)
1993 - Liberian Charles Taylors rebellion kills 550 fugitives
1993 - Somali warlord Aidids murders 23 Pakistani
1994 - "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 8 performances
1994 - 64th French Mens Tennis: S Bruguera beats A Berasategui (63 75 26 61)
1994 - 64th French Womens Tennis: A Sanchez Vicario beats M Pierce (64 64)
1994 - 7th Children's Miracle Network Telethon
Tennis Player Steffi GrafTennis Player Steffi Graf 1994 - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
1995 - 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Reba McEntire
1995 - The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.
1996 - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Memphis TN on WMFS 92.9 FM
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).
1999 - 131st Belmont: Jose Santos aboard Lemon Drop Kid wins in 2:27.88
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.
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.
2003 - A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region.
2004 - 136th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Birdstone wins in 2:27.50
2005 - 59th Tony Awards: Monty Python's Spamalot & Doubt win
2006 - Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
2010 - 142nd Belmont: Mike Smith aboard Drosselmeyer wins in 2:31.57
2013 - 44 people are killed by a lightning storm in Bihar, India
2013 - Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan
2013 - 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins
Singer Carrie UnderwoodSinger Carrie Underwood 2013 - 47th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

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