The following is a list of notable world figures who died on June 5th.

  1. 535 - Epiphanius of Constantinople, patriarch of Constantinople
  2. 1017 - Emperor Sanjo of Japan (b. 976)
  3. 1118 - Robert de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Leicester
  4. 1296 - Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (b. 1245)
  5. 1316 - King Louis X of France (b. 1289)
  6. 1383 - Dmitry Konstantinovich, Russian prince (b. 1324)
  7. 1568 - Lamoral, Count of Egmont, Flemish general and statesman (b. 1522)
  8. 1625 - Orlando Gibbons, English composer (b. 1583)
  9. 1667 - Pietro Sforza Pallavicino, Italian cardinal and historian (b. 1607)
  10. 1688 - Constantine Phaulkon, Greek adventurer (b. 1667)
  11. 1716 - Roger Cotes, English mathematician (b. 1682)
  12. 1738 - Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor (b. 1659)
  13. 1791 - Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (b. 1718)
  14. 1816 - Giovanni Paisiello, Italian composer (b. 1741)
  15. 1826 - Carl Maria von Weber, German composer (b. 1786)
  16. 1900 - Stephen Crane, American author (b. 1871)
  17. 1902 - Louis J. Weichmann, chief witness in the trail of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln (b. 1842)
  18. 1910 - O. Henry, American author (b. 1862)
  19. 1913 - Chris von der Ahe, baseball pioneer (b. 1851)
  20. 1916 - Horatio Kitchener, Lord Kitchener, British field marshal (b. 1850)
  21. 1920 - Rhoda Broughton, Welsh author (b. 1840)
  22. 1921 - Georges Feydeau, French playwright (b. 1862)
  23. 1930 - Pascin, Bulgarian painter (b. 1885)
  24. 1942 - Samuel Adams, American naval officer (b. 1912)
  25. 1975 - Paul Keres, Estonian chess player (b. 1916)
  26. 1991 - Sylvia Field Porter, American economist and journalist
  27. 1993 - Conway Twitty, American musician (b. 1933)
  28. 1998 - Jeanette Nolan, American actress (b. 1911)
  29. 1998 - Sam Yorty, Mayor of Los Angeles (b.1909)
  30. 1999 - Mel Tormé, American singer ("The Velvet Fog"), composer, and actor (b. 1925)
  31. 2000 - Don Liddle, baseball player (b. 1925)
  32. 2002 - Gwen Plumb, Australian actress (b. 1912)
  33. 2002 - Dee Dee Ramone, American bassist (The Ramones) (b. 1952)
  34. 2003 - Jürgen Möllemann, German politician (b. 1945)
  35. 2003 - Manuel Rosenthal, French composer and conductor (b. 1904)
  36. 2004 - Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States (b. 1911)
  37. 2004 - Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (Academy of St. Martin in the Fields) (b. 1941)
  38. 2006 - Frederick Franck, American artist and writer (b. 1909)