What Happened on June 5, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Pretoria, capital of the Boer Republic of South Africa, falls to the British led by General Buller

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Gooden, novelist

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Novelist Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane