June 5 in history

June 5 events chronologically

70 Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem
754 Boniface, Anglo-Saxon missionary, is killed by a band of pagans at Dokkum in Frisia
1257 Kraków, in Poland, receives city rights
1283 Battle of the Gulf of Naples: Roger of Lauria, admiral to King Peter III of Aragon, captures Charles of Salermo
1625 The city of Breda surrenders to the Spanish tercios under general Ambrosio Spinola
1798 The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread the United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated
1817 The first Great Lakes steamer, the Frontenac, is launched

Top 7 most famous people born on June 5

1878 Pancho Villa one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals.
1883 John Maynard Keynes a British economist whose ideas have fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and informed the economic policies of governments. He built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and he is widely considered to be one of the founders of modern macroeconomics and the most influential economist of the 20th century. His ideas are the basis for the school of thought known as Keynesian economics and its various offshoots
1898 Federico García Lorca a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director.
1900 Dennis Gabor a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics.
1958 Avigdor Lieberman a Soviet-born Israeli politician who has been Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs since 2013. He also served as member of the Knesset and as Deputy Prime Minister of Israel. Lieberman's first term as Foreign Minister began in 2009 and ended with his resignation in December 2012, due to an investigation in which he was charged with fraud and breach of trust. He is the founder and leader of the Yisrael Beiteinu party, whose electoral base are the immigrants from the former Soviet Union. Following Lieberman's resignation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in and served as acting Foreign Minister for the duration of Lieberman's trial. Lieberman's trial ended with an acquittal on 6 November 2013, and he resumed his post as Foreign Minister on 11 November 2013
1971 Mark Wahlberg an American actor, producer, model, and former rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, becoming famous for his 1991 debut as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. He later transitioned to acting, and is now known for his roles in films, including Boogie Nights , Three Kings , The Perfect Storm , Planet of the Apes , Rock Star , The Italian Job , The Departed for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, The Other Guys , The Fighter , Ted , Lone Survivor , Pain & Gain , and Transformers: Age of Extinction. He has also served as executive producer of three HBO series: Entourage, Boardwalk Empire, and How to Make It in America
1998 Yulia Lipnitskaya a Russian figure skater.

Top 7 most famous people died on June 5

754 Saint Boniface a leading figure in the Anglo-Saxon mission to the German parts of the Frankish Empire during the 8th century. He established the first organized Christianity in many parts of Germany. He is the patron saint of Germany, the first archbishop of Mainz and the "Apostle of the Germans". He was killed in Frisia in 754, along with 52 others. His remains were returned to Fulda, where they rest in a sarcophagus which became a site of pilgrimage. Facts about Boniface's life and death as well as his work became widely known, since there is a wealth of material available—a number of vitae, especially the near-contemporary Vita Bonifatii auctore Willibaldi, and legal documents, possibly some sermons, and above all his correspondence
1826 Carl Maria von Weber a German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic, one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school.
1900 Stephen Crane an American author. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He is recognized by modern critics as one of the most innovative writers of his generation
1910 O. Henry an American writer. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization, and clever twist endings
1916 Herbert Kitchener 1st Earl Kitchener a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who won fame for his imperial campaigns and later played a central role in the early part of the First World War, although he died halfway through it.
2004 Ronald Reagan an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States , and served as the 33rd Governor of California prior to his presidency
2012 Ray Bradbury an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction author. Best known for his dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 and for the science fiction and horror stories gathered together as The Martian Chronicles and The Illustrated Man , Bradbury was one of the most celebrated 20th-century American writers. He wrote and consulted on many screenplays and television scripts, including Moby Dick and most notably, It Came from Outer Space, and many of his works have been adapted into comic books, television shows, and films