eso ha pasado un 05 Junio

1870 : Fire in Constantinople

On June 5, 1870, a fire broke out in a quarter of Constantinople (now Istanbul). Because of high winds, the fire spread rapidly and destroyed 3,000 homes and killed 900 people.

1947 : Marshall seeks help for Europe

On June 5, 1947, the Secretary of State George Marshall gave a speech at Harvard University, asking that the U.S. provide substantial assistance for reconstruction of Europe. The assistance provided was called the Marshall Plan by journalists and many countries in Western Europe could benefit from it.

1967 : Beginning of the Six-Day War

June 5, 1967 is the beginning of the war of six days. Israel launched a simultaneous attack against Syria and Egypt. After six days, Israel took possession of the Golan Heights, the Sinai Peninsula , Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem and the West Bank. Within days, Israel had doubled its size.

1968 : Assassination of Robert Kennedy

On June 5, 1968, Senator Bobby Kennedy, campaigning for the Democratic nomination for president, in the United States, receives gunshots at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles from the Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan. He died of his wounds the next day. Kennedy had just won the Democratic primary in California and was to receive the Democrat nomination to face Richard Nixon during the presidential election of late 1968.
The killer justified his actions by saying he felt betrayed by Kennedy's support to Israel during the Six-Day War, a year ago.

2004 : Jennifer Lopez married Marc Anthony

On June 5, 2004, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez married singer Marc Anthony at a private ceremony at her home in Los Angeles. It was her third marriage. She will recognize publicly the wedding only in February 2005.

Actualidad del día : 05 Junio

Constitution Day in Denmark
June 5 is the Constitution Day in Denmark, which commemorates the signing of the Danish Constitution of 1849 and that of 5 June 1953.
World Environment Day
June 5 is World Environment Day at UN initiative. On this day, it attracts public and political attention on environmental issues.

Cita del día : 05 Junio

Robert Kennedy
People say I am ruthless. I am not ruthless. And if I find the man who is calling me ruthless, I shall destroy him.

Cumpleaños : 05 Junio

Pancho Villa, Revolucionario mexicano (1878)
John Maynard Keynes, Economista Inglés (1883)
Salvatore Ferragamo, Diseñador de calzado italiano (1898)
Federico García Lorca, Poeta español (1898)
Dennis Gabor, Físico húngaro, Premio Nobel de Física (1900)
Jacques Demy, Director de cine francés (1931)
Christy Brown, Escritor y pintor irlandés (1932)
Spalding Gray, Escritor y actor americano (1941)
Ken Follett, Escritor galés (1949)
Carole Fredericks, Cantante americana (1952)
Nicko McBrain, Baterista inglés (Iron Maiden) (1952)
Kathleen Kennedy, Productora americana (1953)
Kenny G, Saxofonista americano (1956)
Rick Riordan, Escritor americano (1964)
Michael E. Brown, Astrónomo estadounidense (1965)
Ron Livingston, Actor americano (1967)
Mark Wahlberg, Actor y productor americano (1971)
Gella Vandecaveye, Judoka belga (1973)
Navi Rawat, Actriz americana (1977)
Liza Weil, Actriz americana (1977)
Fernando Meira, Futbolista portugués (1978)

Nos han dejado un 05 Junio

Sanjō, Emperador de Japón (1017)
Stephen Crane, Escritor americano (1900)
Georges Feydeau, Dramaturgo francés (1921)
Manuel Rosenthal, Compositor y director de orquesta francés (2003)
Ronald Reagan, 40 ° presidente de los Estados Unidos (2004)
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