What Happened on June 5, 1902

Historical Events

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: Scotsman Sandy Herd wins by 1 stroke from James Braid and Harry Vardon

Historic Event

Emperor Wilhelm II responds to growing demands from Polish and other Slavic peoples living within German territory by calling for more 'Germanization' of the Slavs


Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Huppert, Austrian writer and poet, born in Bielitz, Silesia (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis J. Weichmann, American clerk who was the chief witness in the trial of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, dies at 59
1902 Highlights

About June 5, 1902

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 120 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini