What Happened on June 5, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 42nd British Golf Open: Sandy Herd shoots a 307 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Emperor Wilhelm II responds to growing demands from Polish and other Slavic peoples living within German territory by calling for more 'Germanization' of the slavs

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Huppert, Austrian writer and poet, born in Bielitz, Silesia (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis J. Weichmann, chief witness in the trial of the assassins of Abraham Lincoln (b. 1842)