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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1877

Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch socialist minister (1939-45)

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1878

Franklyn Farnum, actor (Cowboy and Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days)

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1878

[Francisco] Pancho Villa, Mexico, revolutionary/guerrilla leader

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1879

Adolf Wiklund, composer

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1879

13th Belmont: George Evans aboard Spendthrift wins in 2:42.75

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1880

Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52

Death
1882

Storm and floods hits Bombay; about 100,000 die

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1882

Igor F Stravinsky, Oranienbaum Russia, composer (Rite of Spring) [OS]

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1883

John Maynard Keynes, Cambridge England, economist/math/journalist

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1884

William Sherman refuses Republican presidential nomination saying "I will not accept if nominated and will not serve if elected"

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1884

Ivy Compton-Burnett, novelist

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1885

Julius Benedict, composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80

Death
1885

Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French Foreign minister (-1940)

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1886

20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41

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1887

Ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)

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1888

Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president

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1888

Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen)

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1892

Alexander Loudon, diplomat (Washington)

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1893

Albert M„hl, German writer (Hart vull Drift)

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1894

Immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70

Death
1895

August Baeyens, Flemish composer (Coriolanus)

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1895

William Boyd, Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)

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1898

Federico Garc¡a Lorca, Spain, poet/dramatist (Blood Wedding)

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1899

Alfred Dreyfus' acquitted

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1900

Dennis Gabor, inventor (holography (3D laser photography)) [or Jan 5]

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