On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky: A Cowboy Legend" single released by Stan Jones

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Estersmith, Australian rocker (Air Supply)
  • Gail Davies, Broken Bow Ok, country singer (Blue Heartache)