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What Happened on June 5th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 Montenegro becomes the 29th member of NATO.
2017 Six Arab countries—Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates—cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region.
2015 An earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.0 strikes Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia, killing 18 people, including hikers and mountain guides on Mount Kinabalu, after mass landslides that occurred during the earthquake. This is the strongest earthquake to strike Malaysia since 1975.
2009 After 65 straight days of civil disobedience, at least 31 people are killed in clashes between security forces and indigenous people near Bagua, Peru.
2006 Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
2004 Noël Mamère, Mayor of Bègles, celebrates marriage for two men for the first time in France.
2003 A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50 °C (122 °F) in the region.
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 causes $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the second costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.
2000 The Six-Day War in Kisangani begins in Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, between Ugandan and Rwandan forces. A large part of the city is destroyed.
1998 A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants. The strike lasts seven weeks.
1997 The Second Republic of the Congo Civil War begins.
1995 The Bose–Einstein condensate is first created.
1993 Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK, fall into the sea following a landslide.
1989 The Tank Man halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
1984 Operation Blue Star: Under orders from India's prime minister, Indira Gandhi, the Indian Army begins an invasion of the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.
1983 More than 100 people are killed when the Russian river cruise ship Aleksandr Suvorov collides with a girder of the Ulyanovsk Railway Bridge. The collision caused a freight train to derail, further damaging the vessel, yet the ship remained afloat and was eventually restored and returned to service.
1981 The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people 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.
1976 The Teton Dam in Idaho, United States, collapses. Eleven people are killed as a result of flooding.
1975 The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
1975 The United Kingdom holds its first country-wide referendum on membership of the European Economic Community (EEC).
1968 Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan.
1967 The Six-Day War begins: Israel launches surprise strikes against Egyptian air-fields in response to the mobilisation of Egyptian forces on the Israeli border.
1964 DSV Alvin is commissioned.
1963 The British Secretary of State for War, John Profumo, resigns in a sex scandal known as the "Profumo affair".
1963 Movement of 15 Khordad: Protests against the arrest of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini by the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. In several cities, masses of angry demonstrators are confronted by tanks and paratroopers.
1960 The Lake Bodom murders occur in Finland.
1959 The first government of Singapore is sworn in.
1956 Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
1949 Thailand elects Orapin Chaiyakan, the first female member of Thailand's Parliament.
1947 Cold War: Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, the United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
1946 A fire in the La Salle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, kills 61 people.
1945 The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.
1944 World War II: More than 1,000 British bombers drop 5,000 tons of bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day.
1942 World War II: The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.
1941 World War II: Four thousand Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the Bombing of Chongqing.
1940 World War II: After a brief lull in the Battle of France, the Germans renew the offensive against the remaining French divisions south of the River Somme in Operation Fall Rot ("Case Red").
1917 World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as "Army registration day".
1916 Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court; he is the first American Jew to hold such a position.
1916 World War I: The Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire breaks out.
1915 Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.
1900 Second Boer War: British soldiers take Pretoria.
1893 The trial of Lizzie Borden for the murder of her father and step-mother begins in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
1888 The Rio de la Plata earthquake takes place.
1883 The first regularly scheduled Orient Express departs Paris.
1873 Sultan Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar closes the great slave market under the terms of a treaty with Great Britain.
1864 American Civil War: Battle of Piedmont: Union forces under General David Hunter defeat a Confederate army at Piedmont, Virginia, taking nearly 1,000 prisoners.
1862 As the Treaty of Saigon is signed, ceding parts of southern Vietnam to France, the guerrilla leader Trương Định decides to defy Emperor Tự Đức of Vietnam and fight on against the Europeans.
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.
1849 Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.
1837 Houston is incorporated by the Republic of Texas.
1832 The June Rebellion breaks out in Paris in an attempt to overthrow the monarchy of Louis Philippe.
1829 HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.
1817 The first Great Lakes steamer, the Frontenac, is launched.
1798 The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread the United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
1644 The Qing dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor take Beijing during the collapse of the Ming dynasty.
1610 The masque Tethys' Festival is performed at Whitehall Palace to celebrate the investiture of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales.
1288 The Battle of Worringen ends the War of the Limburg Succession, with John I, Duke of Brabant, being one of the more important victors.
1283 Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, destroys the Neapolitan fleet and captures Charles of Salerno.
1257 Kraków, in Poland, receives city rights.
Famous People Born on June 5

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Year Name
1757 Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist and philosopher (d. 1808)
1931 Jacques Demy, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1990)
1916 Eddie Joost, American baseball player and manager (d. 2011)
1981 Sébastien Lefebvre, Canadian singer and guitarist
1992 Joazhiño Arroe, Peruvian footballer
1898 Federico García Lorca, Spanish poet, playwright, and director (d. 1936)
1984 Robert Barbieri, Canadian-Italian rugby player
1961 Anke Behmer, German heptathlete
1955 Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian footballer and manager
1938 Roy Higgins, Australian jockey (d. 2014)
Famous People Deaths On June 5

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Date Name
2018 Kate Spade, American fashion designer (b. 1962)
1996 Acharya Kuber Nath Rai, Indian poet and scholar (b. 1933)
301 Sima Lun, Chinese emperor (b. 249)
1722 Johann Kuhnau, German organist and composer (b. 1660)
1997 J. Anthony Lukas, American journalist and author (b. 1933)
2003 Jürgen Möllemann, German soldier and politician, 10th Vice-Chancellor of Germany (b. 1945)
1993 Conway Twitty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1933)
2009 Jeff Hanson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1978)
1740 Henry Grey, 1st Duke of Kent, English politician and courtier (b. 1671)
1310 Amalric, prince of Tyre