5 June

5 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 5th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 5th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Environment Day
  • Sausage Roll day
  • National Cancer Survivors Day

Historic Events

2007: A 7.9 magnitude hit Sumatra in Indonesia in 2007.

1991: Boca Juniors’ ultras at the superclásico vs River Plate, displaying a Soviet flag. The flag was stolen from USSR supporters at a 1990 World Cup match in Italy (a common “show of force” among Argentinian ultras), in one of their last international matches. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1991

Boca Juniors’ ultras at the superclásico vs River Plate, displaying a Soviet flag. The flag was stolen from USSR supporters at a 1990 World Cup match in Italy (a common “show of force” among Argentinian ultras), in one of their last international matches. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1991

1967: The Six Day War began between Israel, Egypt, Syria, and Jordan in 1967.

1957: Influenza vaccine being manufactured at the Merck Sharp and Dohme plant in West Point, PA, 1957

Influenza vaccine being manufactured at the Merck Sharp and Dohme plant in West Point, PA, 1957

1945: The US, UK, France, and USSR set Germany’s borders at the end of WWII in 1945.

1864: American Civil War, 1864: A “powder monkey” aboard U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, South Carolina.

American Civil War, 1864: A “powder monkey” aboard U.S.S. New Hampshire, off Charleston, South Carolina.

1851: Portsmouth Square near the harbour in 1851 looking north to Telegraph Hill — San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Early daguerreotype. before June 22, 1851 (Unknown author)

Portsmouth Square near the harbour in 1851 looking north to Telegraph Hill — San Francisco during the Gold Rush. Early daguerreotype. before June 22, 1851 (Unknown author)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Wahlberg was born.
  • Troy Sivan was born.
  • Dave was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Ronald Reagan died.
  • O. Henry died.
  • Ray Bradbury died.

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