What Happened on June 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Eric de Noorman, a Dutch comic strip by Hans G. Kresse, is launched
  • Fire at LaSalle Hotel cocktail lounge kills 61 in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick "Freddie" Stone, American rock guitarist (Sly & The Family Stone), born in Vallejo, California
  • Fuzzy Fuscaldo, rocker (Capt Beefheart)
  • Gillian Hills, English actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Michael Monarch, rocker (Steppenwolf)
  • Stefania Sandrelli, Viareggio Italy, actress (Afredo, Key)