Historical Events on June 5 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 235 of 235

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1995 The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Memphis, Tennessee, on WMFS 92.9 FM
  • 1998 A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).

Film release premierFilm Release

1998 "The Truman Show", starring Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, and Ed Harris, is released

Actor Ed Harris
Actor
Ed Harris
  • 1998 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Dallas Stars, 4 games to 2
  • 1999 131st Belmont: Jose Santos aboard Lemon Drop Kid wins in 2:27.88
  • 2000 Armed conflict between Rwanda and Uganda erupts in Kinsangani, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 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 Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
  • 2005 104th Women's French Open: Justine Henin-Hardenne beats Mary Pierce (6-1, 6-1)
  • 2006 Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
  • 2007 MESSENGER spacecraft performs a second flyby of Venus
  • 2009 Chile officially enters recession; it is the first South American country to enter the global recession
  • 2009 At least 32 people are killed in Peru during clashes between the police and indigenous protesters
  • 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
  • 2015 6.0 magnitude earthquake (strongest to affect Malaysia since 1978) strikes Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia, killing 18 people on Mount Kinabalu
  • 2016 Swiss vote to reject referendum to give each citizen a guaranteed income of $2,500 Swiss francs per month
  • 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
  • 2017 Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt sever ties with Qatar, citing its support of terrorist groups, Yemen, the Maldives and Libya follow suit
  • 2017 Puerto Rico declares its Zika virus epidemic over
  • 2017 Bus crashes with a truck in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India, 22 die in resulting fire
  • 2017 Montenegro becomes the 29th member of NATO