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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1900

Lord Roberts' army occupies Pretoria

Event
1900

Barbara Gooden, novelist

Birth
1900

Stephen Crane, author (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 28

Death
1901

Anastasia N Romanova, great ruler of Russia/daughter of last tsar

Birth
1902

Hugo Huppert, writer

Birth
1905

Art Donovan, NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas)

Birth
1905

John Abbott, London, actor (Smogasboard)

Birth
1906

Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday)

Birth
1906

Kenneth Anderson, deputy comptroller (British GPO)

Birth
1906

Viscount Rochdale, British CEO

Birth
1907

Rolf Bongs, writer

Birth
1907

Rudolf Peieris, physicist

Birth
1907

Automatic washer and dryer are introduced

Event
1908

Jack Jacob, senior master (British Supreme Court)

Birth
1908

Luca Fumagalli, composer, dies at 71

Death
1909

Alfred Uhl, composer

Birth
1911

Red Sox Joe Wood strikes out 3 pinch hitters in 9th for 5-4 win

Event
1911

Arthur Vick, vice chancelor (Queens University, Belfast)

Birth
1911

Charles Fletcher, physician/CEO (ASH)

Birth
1912

Josef Neckermann, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1912

Adriaan Morriā€°n, Dutch literary (An Untidy Man)

Birth
1912

US marines invade Cuba (3nd time)

Event
1912

Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)

Birth
1913

Friedrich Wildgans, composer

Birth
1913

Dutch Disability laws go into effect

Event