On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1912

Historical Events

  • US marines invade Caimanera, Cuba

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Amadon, American ornithologist, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • Eric Hollies, English cricket spin bowler (13 Tests, 44 wickets; dismissed Donald Bradman for 0 in his final Test innings), born in Old Hill, Staffordshire, England (d. 1981)
  • Josef Neckermann, German equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in W├╝rzburg, Germany (d. 1992)
1912 Highlights

About June 5, 1912

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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