June 5 in History
1849June 5, 1849:
Denmark abolishes absolute monarchy and replaces it with a constitutional one which allows freedom of religion, the press and association to citizens.
1870June 5, 1870:
A large part of the Turkish city of Constantinople burns, killing 900 people and destroying 3000 homes.
1963June 5, 1963:
Secretary of War of the United Kingdom, John Profumo resigns due to a sex scandal involving an alleged prostitute.
1967June 5, 1967:
The six-day war between Israel and three Arab countries: Jordan, Syria and Egypt starts.
1968June 5, 1968:
Senator Robert Kennedy shot by Palestinian assassin, Sirhan Sirhan.
1981June 5, 1981:
The first report about AIDS is made after medical officers in Los Angeles detect an uncommon kind of pneumonia in five homosexual men.
2004June 5, 2004:
Singer Jennifer Lopez marries her third husband, singer Marc Anthony in Los Angeles.
2016June 5, 2016:
Novak Djokovic wins three out of four matches over Andy Murray to win his first French Open.
2017June 5, 2017:
Forbes names boxer Floyd Mayweather as the highest-earning person in sports for the year.
2018June 5, 2018:
“Oceans 8”, which stars Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna premieres.