What Happened on June 5, 1943

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 75th Belmont: Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:28.2
  • German occupiers arrest Louvain University's chancellor
  • President Laurel was shot around 4 times with a 45 caliber pistol while playing golf at the Wack Wack Golf Course in Mandaluyong

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Craft, researcher/writer
  • Bill Hopkins, composer
  • Matthew Lesko, American author