On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1990

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

South African troops plunder Nelson Mandela's home

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Zeldenrust, Dutch pathologist and anatomist, dies at 83
  • Jim Hodder, American drummer (Steely Dan), dies at 42
  • Vasily V Kuznetsov, President of USSR supreme soviet (1982-83, 85), dies
1990 Highlights

About June 5, 1990

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini