June 5th is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is mortally wounded, Ayatollah Khomeini is arrested after a state of siege is proclaimed in Iran, and AIDS Epidemic officially begins when US Centers for Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting five homosexual men in Los Angeles. Famous birthdays include Mark Wahlberg, Kenny G, Rick Riordan, Suze Orman, Mike Zimmer, and Pancho Villa. Today is National Moonshine Day and World Environment Day.
We have 10 holidays listed for June 5.
World Environment Day
World Environment Day is both a global celebration and a platform for public outreach.
Hot Air Balloon Day
Get ready to float above the Earth and admire the view from greater heights.
National Cancer Survivors Day
The nonprofit National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation rallies its forces and resources to promote the cause.
National Gingerbread Day
Share in the gingerbread love with our fun recipes and tips to celebrate.
National Veggie Burger Day
This day celebrates the veggie burger and its positive impact on the environment.
Sausage Roll Day
From a mixture of chopped meat and seasoning, stuffed in delicious casings, comes flavorful sausage rolls.
Pancho Villa started out as a bandit, occasionally stealing cattle but later became a war hero.