On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1902

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Golfer Harry Vardon
Golfer
Harry Vardon
Golfer and Course Designer James Braid
Golfer and Course Designer
James Braid

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II

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? 119 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini