TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018.
Today is Tuesday, June 5, the 156th day of 2018. There are 209 days left in the year.
661 - Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge
1783 - Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier make first public balloon flight
1806 - Batavian Republic becomes the Kingdom of Holland
1833 - Ada Lovelace (future 1st computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage
1849 - Danish National Day-Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy
1863 - CSS "Alabama" captures the "Tailsman" in the Mid Atlantic
1910 - J Helffrich discovers asteroids #699 Hela and #700 Auravictrix
1926 - Indians triple-play Yankees and win 15-3
1933 - U.S. goes off gold standard