Saturday, 5 June 2010

June 5 - Summary

June 5th Summary:

June 5 - Events

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June 5th Events:
70 – Siege of Jerusalem - Titus & his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem.
1257 – Kraków, Poland receives city rights.
1305 – Raymond Bertrand de Got becomes Pope Clement V - he succeeds Pope Benedict XI who died one year earlier.
1798 – The Battle of New Ross - the attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
1817 – The first Great Lakes steamer, the Frontenac, is launched.
1829 – HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.
1832 – June Rebellion breaks out in Paris - an attempt to overthrow the monarchy of Louis-Philippe.
1837 – Houston, Texas is incorporated by the Republic of Texas.
1849 – Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy.
1864 – Battle of Piedmont - Union forces under General David Hunter defeat a Confederate army at Piedmont, Virginia (American Civil War).
1888 – Rio de la Plata Earthquake occurs.
1900 – British soldiers take Pretoria (Second Boer War).
1915 – Denmark amends its constitution to allow women's suffrage.
1916 – Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
1917 – Conscription begins in the United States as "Army registration day" (World War I).
1941 – Bombing of Chongqing. - 4,000 Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter.
1942 – United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, & Romania (World War II).
1945 – The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.
1947 – Marshall Plan - speech at Harvard University, United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
1956 – Elvis Presley introduces his new single, "Hound Dog", on The Milton Berle Show.
1963 – John Profumo (British Secretary of State for War) resigns in a sex scandal known as the Profumo Affair.
1963 – Movement of 15 Khordad - Protest against arrest of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini by Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
1964 – DSV Alvin is commissioned.
1967 – Six-Day War begins - Israeli air force launches simultaneous pre-emptive attacks on the air forces of Egypt, Jordan, & Syria.
1968 – Robert F. Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California by Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan, & dies the next day.
1969 – The International communist conference begins in Moscow.
1975 – Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
1975 – The United Kingdom holds itscountry-wide referendum, on remaining in the European Economic Community (EEC).
1976 – Collapse of the Teton Dam in Idaho, United States.
1977 – Seychelles military coup takes place.
1977 – The Apple II goes on sale.
1981 – The Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention report that 5 people in Los Angeles, California have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems - 1st recognised cases of AIDS.
1984 – Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi orders an attack on the Golden Temple (holiest site of the Sikh religion).
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.
1995 – The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.
2003 – Severe heat wave across Pakistan & India reaches its peak - temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F).
2006 – Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia & Montenegro.

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June 5 - Deaths

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June 5th Deaths:
535 – Epiphanius of Constantinople - patriarch of Constantinople
1017 – Emperor Sanjō of Japan (b. 976)
1118 – Robert de Beaumont - 1st Earl of Leicester (b. 1049)
1296 – Edmund Crouchback - son of Henry III of England (b. 1245)
1316 – King Louis X of France (b. 1289)
1383 – Dmitry Konstantinovich - Russian prince (b. 1324)
1568 – Lamoral - Count of Egmont, Flemish general & statesman (b. 1522)
1625 – Orlando Gibbons - English composer (b. 1583)
1667 – Pietro Sforza Pallavicino - Italian cardinal & historian (b. 1607)
1688 – Constantine Phaulkon - Greek adventurer (b. 1667)
1716 – Roger Cotes - English mathematician (b. 1682)
1722 – Johann Kuhnau - German composer, organist, & harpsichordist (b. 1660)
1738 – Isaac de Beausobre - French Protestant pastor (b. 1659)
1791 – Frederick Haldimand - Swiss-born colonial governor (b. 1718)
1816 – Giovanni Paisiello - Italian composer (b. 1741)
1825 – Odysseas Androutsos - national hero in the Greek War of Independence (b. 1788)
1826 – Carl Maria von Weber - German composer (b. 1786)
1866 – John McDouall Stuart - Australian explorer (b. 1815)
1900 – Stephen Crane - American author (b. 1871)
1902 – Louis J. Weichmann - American witness in Abraham Lincoln assassination trial (b. 1842)
1906 – Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann - German philosopher (b. 1842)
1910 – O. Henry - American author (b. 1862)
1913 – Chris von der Ahe - German-born baseball pioneer (b. 1851)
1916 – Lord Horatio Kitchener - British field marshal (b. 1850)
1920 – Rhoda Broughton - Welsh author (b. 1840)
1921 – Georges Feydeau - French playwright (b. 1862)
1930 – Pascin - Bulgarian painter (b. 1885)
1967 – Arthur Biram - Israeli philosopher & educator, & Israel Prize recipient (b. 1878)
1975 – Paul Keres - Estonian chess player (b. 1916)
1976 – Violet Wilkey - American actress (b. 1903)
1993 – Conway Twitty - American musician (b. 1933)
1998 – Jeanette Nolan - American actress (b. 1911)
1998 – Sam Yorty - American mayor of Los Angeles (b. 1909)
1999 – Mel Tormé - American singer, composer, & actor (b. 1925)
2000 – Don Liddle - American baseball player (b. 1925)
2001 – Pedro Laín Entralgo - Spanish medical researcher & humanist (b. 1908)
2002 – Gwen Plumb - Australian actress (b. 1912)
2002 – Dee Dee Ramone - American bassist (The Ramones) (b. 1951)
2003 – Jürgen Möllemann - German politician (b. 1945)
2003 – Manuel Rosenthal - French composer & conductor (b. 1904)
2004 – Iona Brown - British violinist & conductor (b. 1941)
2004 – Ronald Reagan - 40th President of the United States (b. 1911)
2005 – Susi Nicoletti - German actress (b. 1918)
2005 – Adolfo Aguilar Zínser - Mexican politician (b. 1949)
2006 – Frederick Franck - American artist & writer (b. 1909)
2007 – Povel Ramel - Swedish entertainer (b. 1922)
2009 – Boris Pokrovsky - Russian operatic stage director (b. 1912)
2009 – Jeff Hanson - American singer-songwriter (b. 1978)

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Jine 5 - Births

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June 5th Births:
1341 – Edmund of Langley - 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (d. 1402)
1493 – Justus Jonas - German Protestant reformer (d. 1555)
1523 – Margaret of France - Duchess of Berry (d. 1573)
1553 – Bernardino Baldi - Italian mathematician (d. 1617)
1554 – Elisabeth of Austria - queen consort of Charles IX of France (d. 1592)
1640 – Pu Songling - Chinese writer (d. 1715)
1660 – Sarah Churchill - Duchess of Marlborough (d. 1744)
1646 – Elena Cornaro Piscopia - Italian mathematician (d. 1684)
1718 – Thomas Chippendale - English furniture maker (d. 1779)
1723 – Adam Smith - Scottish economist (d. 1790)
1757 – Pierre Jean George Cabanis - French physiologist (d. 1808)
1760 – Johan Gadolin - Finnish scientist (d. 1852)
1771 – Ernest Augustus I of Hanover (d. 1851)
1781 – Christian August Lobeck - German scholar (d. 1860)
1819 – John Couch Adams - English mathematician & astronomer (d. 1892)
1850 – Pat Garrett - American Western lawman (d. 1908)
1862 – Allvar Gullstrand - Swedish ophthalmologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1930)
1868 – James Connolly - Irish socialist (d. 1916)
1876 – Isaac Heinemann - German-born Israeli scholar & professor of classical literature (d. 1957)
1876 – Tony Jackson - American musician (d. 1920)
1878 – Pancho Villa - Mexican revolutionary (d. 1923)
1879 – Robert Mayer - German-born philanthropist (d. 1985)
1879 – René Pottier - French cyclist (d. 1907)
1883 – John Maynard Keynes - English economist (d. 1946)
1884 – Ralph Benatzky - Czech composer (d. 1957)
1894 – Roy Thomson - Lord Thomson of Fleet, English publisher (d. 1976)
1895 – William Boyd (actor) - American actor (d. 1972)
1898 – Salvatore Ferragamo - Italian shoemaker (d. 1960)
1898 – Federico García Lorca - Spanish poet, lyricist & dramatist (d. 1936)
1899 – Otis Barton - American deep-sea diver, inventor & actor (d. 1992)
1900 – Dennis Gabor - Hungarian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
1902 – Arthur Powell Davies - American religious minister (d. 1957)
1905 – John Abbott - British actor (d. 1996)
1905 – Jock Cameron - South African cricketer, Wisden COY 1936 (d. 1935)
1912 – Dean Amadon - American ornithologist (d. 2003)
1916 – Eddie Joost - American baseball player & manager
1919 – Richard Scarry - American author/illustrator (d. 1994)
1920 – Cornelius Ryan - Irish-American author (d. 1974)
1923 – Jorge Daponte - Argentine racing driver (d. 1963)
1923 – Daniel Pinkham - American composer, organist, & harpsichordist (d. 2006)
1925 – Art Donovan - American football star
1928 – Robert Lansing - American actor (d. 1994)
1928 – Tony Richardson - British film director (d. 1991)
1930 – Alifa Rifaat - Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
1931 – Jacques Demy - French film director (d. 1990)
1931 – Connie Hines - American actress (d. 2009)
1931 – Jerzy Prokopiuk - Polish philosopher, antroposopher
1932 – Christy Brown - Irish author (d. 1981)
1934 – Bill Moyers - American journalist
1937 – Hélène Cixous - French writer, poet
1938 – Karin Balzer - German hurdler
1939 – Joe Clark - sixteenth Prime Minister of Canada
1939 – Margaret Drabble - English novelist
1941 – Martha Argerich - Argentine pianist
1941 – Erasmo Carlos - Brazilian singer & songwriter
1941 – Spalding Gray - American actor & writer (d. 2004)
1941 – Robert Kraft - American owner of the New England Patriots
1942 – Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo - Equatoguinean politician
1943 – Matthew Lesko - American author
1944 – Colm Wilkinson - Irish singer
1945 – John Carlos - American athlete
1945 – Patrick Head - English F1 technical director & team co-owner (WilliamsF1)
1946 – John Bach - Welsh actor
1946 – Freddie Stone - American guitarist (Sly & the Family Stone)
1947 – Laurie Anderson - American performance artist
1947 – Tom Evans - English musician (Badfinger) (d. 1983)
1949 – Ken Follett - Welsh author
1950 – J. J. Bittenbinder - American television host & author
1950 – Ronnie Dyson - American singer & actor (d. 1990)
1950 – Abraham Sarmiento, Jr. - Filipino journalist & political activist (d. 1977)
1951 – Suze Orman - American financial advisor, writer, & television personality.
1951 – Jill Biden - American educator & wife of Vice President Joe Biden
1952 – Carole Fredericks - American singer (d. 2001)
1952 – Daniel Katzen - American classical musician
1952 – Nicko McBrain - English drummer (Iron Maiden)
1953 – Kathleen Kennedy - American film producer
1954 – Haluk Bilginer - Turkish actor
1955 – Edino Nazareth Filho - Brazilian football player
1956 – Richard Butler - English singer (The Psychedelic Furs)
1956 – Kenny G - American saxophonist
1958 – Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi - President of the Comoros
1958 – Avigdor Lieberman - Israeli politician
1959 – Robert Lloyd - English musician (The Nightingales)
1960 – Leslie Hendrix - American actress
1960 – Margo Lanagan - Australian author
1961 – Mary Kay Bergman - American voice actress (d. 1999)
1961 – Anthony Burger - American musician & singer (d. 2006)
1962 – Princess Astrid of Belgium
1962 – Jeff Garlin - American comedian
1963 – Joe Rudán - Hungarian heavy metal singer
1964 – Karl Sanders - American musician (Nile)
1964 – Lisa Cholodenko - American filmmaker
1964 – Rick Riordan - American author
1965 – Michael E. Brown - American astronomer
1965 – Sandrine Piau - French soprano
1967 – Joe DeLoach - American athlete
1967 – Ray Lankford - American baseball player
1967 – Ron Livingston - American actor
1969 – Brian McKnight - American musician
1970 – Martin Gelinas - Canadian hockey player
1971 – Susan Lynch - Northern Irish actress
1971 – Takaya Tsubobayashi - Japanese racing driver
1971 – Mark Wahlberg - American rapper & actor
1971 – Miyuki Komatsu - Japanese actress
1972 – Mike Bucci - American professional wrestler
1972 – Chuck Klosterman - American journalist
1972 – Pavel Kotla - Polish conductor
1973 – Lamon Brewster - American boxer
1973 – Jenn Rivell - American actress
1973 – Daniel Gildenlöw - Swedish musician & songwriter
1973 – Gella Vandecaveye - Belgian judoka
1973 – Galilea Montijo - Mexican actress
1974 – Chad Allen - American actor
1974 – Russ Ortiz - American baseball player
1974 – P-Nut - American bassist (311)
1975 – Žydrūnas Ilgauskas - Lithuanian basketball player
1975 – Sandra Stals - Belgian athlete
1976 – Giannis Giannoulis - Greek basketball player
1976 – Torry Holt - American football player
1976 – Ross Noble - English comedian
1976 – Aesop Rock - American hip-hop artist
1976 – Jack Ross - Scottish footballer
1977 – Kristin Gore - American author & screenwriter
1977 – Christian Martucci - American musician
1977 – Nourhanne - Lebanese singer
1977 – Navi Rawat - American actress
1977 – Liza Weil - American actress
1978 – Fernando Meira - Portuguese football player
1979 – David Bisbal - Spanish singer
1979 – Fraser Watts - Scottish cricketer
1979 – Pete Wentz - American musician (Fall Out Boy)
1979 – Jason White - American NASCAR driver
1980 – Yasser Latif Hamdani - Pakistani constitutional lawyer
1980 – Sutee Suksomkit - Thai football player
1980 – Mike Fisher - Canadian ice hockey Player (Ottawa Senators)
1981 – Jade Goody - British television personality (d. 2009)
1981 – Sebastien Lefebvre - Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
1982 – Dallas Cook - American musician (Suburban Legends)
1982 – Baron Geisler - Filipino actor
1983 – Bill Bray - American baseball player
1983 – Marques Colston - American football player
1985 – Kenny De Ketele - Belgian cyclist
1986 – Dave Bolland - Canadian ice hockey player
1986 – Amanda Crew - Canadian actress
1987 – Charlie Clements - English actor
1989 – Megumi Nakajima - Filipina-Japanese voice actress & singer
1992 – Emily Seebohm - Australian swimmer
1995 – Troye Sivan - South African/Australian actor & singer
1995 – Rebecca Flint - Manx singer/dancer known as Beckii Cruel
2005 – Irene Urdangarín y de Borbón - granddaughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain

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