Historical Events for 5th June 2022

70 – Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem
1875 – Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens in San Francisco
1927 – Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard and 200-yard free-style swim record
1956 – “Milton Berle Show” last airs on NBC-TV
1977 – 31st Tony Awards: Shadow Box and Annie win
1980 – Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1995 – The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created
2000 – Armed conflict between Rwanda and Uganda erupts in Kinsangani, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
2001 – Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm caused $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.
2003 – A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region

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