Historical Events on June 5 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 222 of 222

  • 1999 131st Belmont: Jose Santos aboard Lemon Drop Kid wins in 2:27.88
  • 2001 U.S. Senator Jim Jeffords leaves the Republican Party, an act which shifts control of the United States Senate from the Republicans to the Democratic Party.
  • 2001 Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm caused $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.
  • 2001 OPEC ministers agree to leave the cartel's oil production quotas unchanged for at least a month, until a scheduled emergency meeting July 3
  • 2003 A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region.
  • 2004 136th Belmont: Edgar Prado aboard Birdstone wins in 2:27.50
  • 2005 59th Tony Awards: Monty Python's Spamalot & Doubt win

Sport awardTennis Open

2005 104th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Mariano Puerta (6-7, 6-3, 6-1, 7-5)

Tennis Player Rafael Nadal
Tennis Player
Rafael Nadal

Sport awardTennis Open

2005 104th Women's French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Mary Pierce (6-1, 6-1)

Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce
  • 2006 Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
  • 2009 Chileo officially enters recession; it is the first South American country to enter the global recession
  • 2010 142nd Belmont: Mike Smith riding Drosselmeyer wins in 2:31.57
  • 2011 110th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1)
  • 2011 110th Women's French Open: Li Na beats Francesca Schiavone (6-4, 7-6)
  • 2012 American gubernatorial recall election is held in Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker wins and becomes the first governor to survive a recall election.
  • 2013 44 people are killed by a lightning storm in Bihar, India
  • 2013 Nawaz Sharif is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan
  • 2013 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

2013 47th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013 The first article based on NSA leaked documents by Edward Snowden are published by the Guardian Newspaper in the UK

NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
NSA Contractor
Edward Snowden
  • 2016 Swiss vote to reject referendum to give each citizen a guaranteed income of $2,500 Swiss francs per month

Sport awardTennis Open

2016 115th Men's French Open: Novak Đoković beats Andy Murray (3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4) to win his first French title

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray