On This Day

June 5, 1906 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Determined to keep pace with Britain as a major naval power, the German Reichstag passes new navy legislation, increasing the total tonnage in Germany's fleet

Birthdays in History

  • John Kemp, 1st Viscount Rochdale, British soldier and businessman (d. 1993)

Deaths in History

  • Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, German philosopher (b. 1842)