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Historical Events In May - 06

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1920  John Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  American Soccer League forms on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Carel S Adama van Scheltema, poet/writer (socialism), dies at 47 on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history ty Cobb hits his 5th HR in 2 games tying Cap Ansons record of 1884  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On May - 06 aL announces it will discontinue MVP award  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  Italy & USSR sign trade agreement on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On May - 06 59th Kentucky Derby: Don Meade aboard Brokers Tip wins in 2:06.8  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Red Sox score 12 runs in 4th inning including record 4 consecutive triples hit by Carl Reynolds, Moose Solters, Rick Ferrell, & B Walters on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  British King George & Queen Mary celebrates silver jubilee on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On May - 06 hans Jelmoli, composer, dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1937  On May - 06 dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst NJ (36 die, captured on film and radio live)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  The Hindenberg airship catches fire and is destroyed while in the USA on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  Dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, NJ (36 die) on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Dutch writer Maurits Dekker sentenced to 50 days for "offending a friendly head of state" (Hitler) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  1st performance of Honegger/Claudel's "Jeanne d'Arc Ouch B-cher" on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Joseph Stalin became premier of Russia on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On May - 06 cAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Corregidor & Philippines surrender to Japanese Armies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  British first army opens assault on Tunis on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history british 1st army opens assault on Tunis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  70th Kentucky Derby: Conn McCreary aboard Pensive wins in 2:04.2 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  General J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  German troops north of Italy surrender to General Devers of the U.S. 7th Army division on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history naval landing force evacuates 500 Marshallese from Jaluit Atoll, Marshall Islands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Tarakan town and airstrip captured on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Arthur M Schlesinger (Age of Jackson)"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history 43 communist rebels, executed in Athens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  On May - 06 a L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for S Afr 1927-29), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On May - 06 liz Taylor's first marriage (Conrad Hilton Jr)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 perfs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Agnes Smedley, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1397  Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1450) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  Marcellus II, [Marcello Cervini], Italy, humanist/Pope (1555, 22 days) was born on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1581  Frans Francken, the Younger, painter was born on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  Lorenzo Lippi, [Perlone Zipoli], poet/painter was born on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  Henry Capell, 1st Baron Capell, First Lord of the British Admiralty (d. 1696) was born on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1713  Charles Batteux, French philosopher (d. 1780) was born on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1758  On May - 06 birth of maximilien Robespierre, Arras Fr, French revolutionary/avocat (1781)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  Francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0523  Death of Thrasamunde, king of Vandalen on May - 06.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0680  Death of Muawiyah I, caliph (b. 602) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0988  Death of Dirk II, West Frisian count of Holland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1085  King Alfonso VI, of Leon conquered Toledo, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1124  On this day in history death of balak, Emir of Aleppo, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1475  On this day in history dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1502  On May - 06 death of james Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  On this day in history karel van Bourbon, military governor (Lombardije), dies at 37  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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