What Happened on June 5, 1916

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The Sherif Hussein proclaims a revolt of the Arabs in the province of Hejaz, an action that undermines the Turkish Empire

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Joost, baseball player
  • Jack Sutherland, journalist
  • Syd Barnes, cricketer (Australian batsmen of 30's/40's)

Famous Deaths

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