What Happened on June 5, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Determined to keep pace with Britain as a major naval power, the German Reichstag passes new navy legislation, increasing the total tonnage in Germany's fleet

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth Anderson, deputy comptroller (British GPO)
  • Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday)
  • Viscount Rochdale, British CEO

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (b. 1842)