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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1914

Beatrice de Cardi, archaeoligist

Birth
1914

Stan Jones, Douglas Az, actor (Sheriff of Cochise)

Birth
1914

Rose Hill, singer/actress (Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark)

Birth
1915

Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf)

Birth
1915

47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6

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1915

Lancelot Ware, founder (MENSA)

Birth
1915

Brzeska, sculptor, dies

Death
1916

Horatio H Kitchener, British General (Sudan), drowns at 65

Death
1916

Eddie Joost, baseball player

Birth
1916

Jack Sutherland, journalist

Birth
1916

Syd Barnes, cricketer (Australian batsmen of 30's/40's)

Birth
1917

10 million US men begin registering for draft in WW I

Event
1917

Carel van Dillen, resistance fighter

Birth
1918

Branimir Sakac, composer

Birth
1919

Richard McClure Scarry, children's author/illustrator

Birth
1919

Eugen Levin‚, head of 2nd Bavarian soviet republic, assassinated

Death
1919

Akeo Watanabe, Tokyo Japan, conductor (Nippon Phil Orch 1956-68)

Birth
1920

1st rivet driven on Bank of Italy headquarters at 1 Powell

Event
1920

A's VP Thomas Shibe denies charges that baseballs are livelier

Event
1920

Cornelius Ryan, US historian/writer (Italians: Face of a Nation)

Birth
1920

Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist (Klimbim)

Birth
1920

Marion Motley, AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)

Birth
1921

Georges Feydeau, French playwright (Chat and Poche), dies at 58

Death
1921

Lancelot Pierre, cricketer (1 Test WI v England 1948, 0-28)

Birth
1923

George H Breitner, impressionist painter, dies at 65

Death