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  • Leipzig, Germany
    Friday Jun 05, 1722

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Kuhnau death

    Leipzig, Germany
    Friday Jun 05, 1722

    Johann Kuhnau had been Thomaskantor in Leipzig from 1701 until his death on 5 June 1722. Bach had visited Leipzig during Kuhnau's tenure: in 1714 he attended the service at the St. Thomas Church on the first Sunday of Advent, and in 1717 he had tested the organ of the Paulinerkirche. In 1716 Bach and Kuhnau had met on the occasion of the testing and inauguration of an organ in Halle.




  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1883

    John Maynard Keynes

    Birth

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1883

    John Maynard Keynes was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, to an upper-middle-class family.




  • Pretoria, South Africa
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1900

    Second Boer War

    The Capital was captured

    Pretoria, South Africa
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1900

    Roberts was forced to halt again at Kroonstad for 10 days, due once again to the collapse of his medical and supply systems, but finally captured Johannesburg on 31 May and the capital of the Transvaal, Pretoria, on 5 June.




  • Vietnam
    Monday Jun 05, 1911

    Ho Chi Minh

    Working on a French Steamer

    Vietnam
    Monday Jun 05, 1911

    He worked as a kitchen helper on a French steamer, the Amiral de Latouche-Tréville while using the alias Văn Ba.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1951

    Neil Armstrong

    Neil was promoted to ensign

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1951

    Neil was promoted to ensign on June 5, 1951, and made his first jet carrier landing on USS Essex two days later.




  • Sinai, Egypt & Jordan
    Monday Jun 05, 1967

    David Ben-Gurion

    Six-Day War began

    Sinai, Egypt & Jordan
    Monday Jun 05, 1967

    On 5 June, the Six-Day War began with Operation Focus, an Israeli air attack that decimated the Egyptian air force. Israel then captured the Sinai Peninsula and Gaza Strip from Egypt, the West Bank, including East Jerusalem from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria in a series of campaigns.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 05, 1972

    Edward VIII

    The Funeral

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Monday Jun 05, 1972

    The funeral service took place in the chapel on 5 June in the presence of the Queen, the royal family, and the Duchess of Windsor, who stayed at Buckingham Palace during her visit. He was buried in the Royal Burial Ground behind the Royal Mausoleum of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at Frogmore.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 05, 1975

    Brexit

    67.2% of the electorate and all but two UK counties and regions voted to stay in

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 05, 1975

    On 5 June 1975, 67.2% of the electorate and all but two UK counties and regions voted to stay in; support for the UK to leave the EC in 1975 appears unrelated to the support for Leave in the 2016 referendum.


  • United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 05, 1975

    Brexit

    EC membership referendum of 1975

    United Kingdom
    Thursday Jun 05, 1975

    In the EC membership referendum of 1975, two-thirds of British voters favoured continued EC membership. Over the decades of UK-EU membership, Euroscepticism existed on both the left and right of British politics.


  • Arabi Island, Persian Gulf
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1984

    Iran–Iraq War

    Saudi arabia Response

    Arabi Island, Persian Gulf
    Tuesday Jun 05, 1984

    Attacks on ships of noncombatant nations in the Persian Gulf sharply increased thereafter, with both nations attacking oil tankers and merchant ships of neutral nations in an effort to deprive their opponent of trade. The Iranian attacks against Saudi shipping led to Saudi F-15s shooting down a pair of F-4 Phantom II on 5 June 1984.


  • Zurich, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jun 05, 1985

    Heysel Stadium Events

    FIFA extended the ban

    Zurich, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jun 05, 1985

    On 6 June, FIFA extended this ban to all worldwide matches, but this was modified a week later to allow friendly matches outside of Europe to take place.


  • Tian'anmen Square, Beijing, China
    Monday Jun 05, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    The Tank Man Incident

    Tian'anmen Square, Beijing, China
    Monday Jun 05, 1989

    On 5 June, the suppression of the protest was immortalized outside of China via video footage and photographs of a lone man standing in front of a column of tanks leaving Tiananmen Square via Chang'an Avenue. The "Tank Man", as it became known, became one of the most iconic photographs in the 20th century. As the tank driver tried to go around him, the "Tank Man" moved into the tank's path. He continued to stand defiantly in front of the tanks for some time, then climbed up onto the turret of the lead tank to speak to the soldiers inside. After returning to his position in front of the tanks, the man was pulled aside by a group of people.


  • Shanghai, China
    Monday Jun 05, 1989

    1989 Tiananmen Square protests

    Shanghai Marches

    Shanghai, China
    Monday Jun 05, 1989

    In Shanghai, students marched on the streets on 5 June and erected roadblocks on major thoroughfares. Factory workers went on a general strike and took to the streets as well; railway traffic was also blocked. Public transport was also suspended and prevented people from getting to work.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 05, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The last JNA personnel left the city

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 05, 1992

    On 5 and 6 June the last JNA personnel left the city during heavy street fighting and shelling.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 05, 2004

    Ronald Reagan

    Death

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Saturday Jun 05, 2004

    Reagan died of pneumonia, complicated by Alzheimer's disease, at his home in the Bel Air district of Los Angeles, California, on the afternoon of June 5, 2004.


  • Red Bull Arena, Am Sportforum, Leipzig, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 05, 2013

    Michael Ballack

    Ballack played a farewell match

    Red Bull Arena, Am Sportforum, Leipzig, Germany
    Wednesday Jun 05, 2013

    On 5 June 2013, Ballack played a farewell match at Leipzig's Red Bull Arena. The match was won by a World XI 4–3 against the "Friends of Ballack", with Ballack scoring his second hat-trick in his career.


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