On This Day

What Happened in June 754 AD

Historical Events

  • Jun 5 Friezen robbers murder Bishop Boniface (later Saint) and over 50 companions near Dokkum

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Boniface [Winfrid], English saint, Archbishop of Mainz, murdered by robbers at 79
  • Jun 5 Eoda, English speaking bishop of Utrecht, murdered