On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1969

Historical Events

  • Dutch Antilles government of Kroon resigns
  • International communist conference begins in Moscow
  • Race riot in Hartford, Connecticut

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian McKnight, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician, born in Buffalo, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Renaat Veremans, Flemish organist, composer, and conductor (Flemish Opera, Antwerp, 1921-44), dies at 75
1969 Highlights

About June 5, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini