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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1952

1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing

Event
1952

Test Cricket debut of Freddie Trueman v India at Headingley

Event
1952

Jersey Joe Walcott beats Ezzard Charles in 15 for heavy weight boxing title

Event
1953

Denmark adopts a new constitution

Event
1953

Roland Young, actor (David Copperfield, Irene, Dulcy), dies at 65

Death
1953

Bill Tilden, tennis champ, dies at 60

Death
1953

William Farnum, actor (Drifter, Scarlet Letter), dies at 76

Death
1953

US Senate rejects China PR membership to UN

Event
1954

Michael "Nicko" McBain, Eng hard rock drummer (Iron Maiden-Powerslave)

Birth
1954

Phil Neale, cricketer

Birth
1954

"Your Show Of Shows," last airs on NBC-TV

Event
1954

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ecclesiae fastos

Event
1955

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits 550' HR off Chicago Billy Pierce

Event
1955

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open

Event
1955

Nancy Stafford, Fla, Miss Florida (1977)/actress (Joan-St Elsewhere)

Birth
1956

"Milton Berle Show," last airs on NBC-TV

Event
1956

Richard A Searfoss, Mount Clemons Mich, Astronaut (STS 58, 76, sk 90)

Birth
1956

Kenny G, saxophonist (Duotones)

Birth
1956

Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const

Event
1957

NY narcotics investigator, Dr Herbert Berger, urges AMA to investigate use of stimulating drugs by athletes

Event
1957

Jim Woodward, Wilmington DE, Nike golfer (1994 Miss Gulf Coast-50th)

Birth
1959

Bob Dylan graduates Hibbing HS in Minn

Event
1959

Michael Winans, gospel singer (Winans)

Birth
1960

Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open

Event
1960

"George Gobel Show," last airs on CBS-TV

Event