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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1934

1st formal meeting of Baker Street Irregulars (NYC)

Event
1934

Gwen Swire, British social worker

Birth
1934

Katherine Helmond, actress (Soap, Coach)

Birth
1934

Bill D Moyers, Hugo Okla, news commentator (Bill Moyers' Journal)

Birth
1934

F Curtis Michel, LaCrosse Wisconsin, astronaut

Birth
1935

Peter Schat, Dutch opera composer (Labyrint, Houdine, Symposion)

Birth
1936

Barry Wilson, deputy chief (British Defense Staff)

Birth
1936

M A "Kelly" Seymour, cricketer (S Afr off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70)

Birth
1937

Stanley Lunetta, composer

Birth
1937

69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6

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1937

Henry Ford initiates 32 hour work week

Event
1938

Karin Balzer, German DR, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1938

Marion Chapman, smallest known premature baby to survive (280 g)

Birth
1939

Joe Clark, [Charles Joseph], (P-C) 16th Canadian PM (1979-80)

Birth
1939

Ken Follett, spy author (Eye of the Needle)

Birth
1939

Margaret Drabble, British author (Needle's Eye)

Birth
1939

Frank Van de Goes, writer/marxist theorist, dies

Death
1939

Elijah Beardsworth, world quick shaving champion, dies

Death
1940

Netherlands rations petroleum

Event
1940

H R "Tiger" Lance, cricketer (S African batting all-rounder 1961-67)

Birth
1940

Gov of Suriname and Neth Antilles refuse entry to Jewish refugees

Event
1940

General De Gaulle becomes under minister of Defense

Event
1940

Synthetic rubber tire unveiled

Event
1940

Gen Von Bock starts German offensive in Somme

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1940

1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited Akron Oh

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