Historical Events on June 5, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • AIDS Epidemic officially begins when US Centers for Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting five homosexual men in Los Angeles

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Astro's Nolan Ryan passes Early Wynn as all-time walk leader (1,777)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

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George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • World's first today in history program with editable data "TODAY", invented by Michael Butler runs for the first time on a mainframe computer