On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Benjamin Britten's opera "Peter Grimes" premieres in London
  • USA, UK, USSR, France declare supreme authority over Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Ambar Roy, cricketer (nephew of Pankaj Batted in 4 Tests 1969-70)
  • Don Reid, American country singer (Statler Bros-Flowers on the Wall), born in Staunton, Virginia
  • John Carlos, American athlete
  • John Carlos, American track star (Olympic bronze 1968); gave black power salute, born in Harlem, New York
  • Klaus Wyborny, actor (Klammer auf Klammer Zu)