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Historical Events In May - 06

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1920  On this day in history john Henderson, Lord-Lieutenant (Berkshire England)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  On May - 06 american Soccer League forms  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  AL announces it will discontinue MVP award on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  Italy & USSR sign trade agreement on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  59th Kentucky Derby: Don Meade aboard Brokers Tip wins in 2:06.8 on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1936  Hans Jelmoli, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1937  Dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst NJ (36 die, captured on film and radio live) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On May - 06 the Hindenberg airship catches fire and is destroyed while in the USA  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On May - 06 dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, NJ (36 die)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  Dutch writer Maurits Dekker sentenced to 50 days for "offending a friendly head of state" (Hitler) on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  1st performance of Honegger/Claudel's "Jeanne d'Arc Ouch B-cher" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On May - 06 pulitzer prize awarded to John Steinbeck (Grapes of Wrath)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history joseph Stalin became premier of Russia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  CAPT Milton Miles arrives in Chungking, China, to begin building an intelligence and guerilla training organization, Naval Group China on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1943  On May - 06 british first army opens assault on Tunis  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On May - 06 british 1st army opens assault on Tunis  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1945  On May - 06 german troops north of Italy surrender to General Devers of the U.S. 7th Army division.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On May - 06 naval landing force evacuates 500 Marshallese from Jaluit Atoll, Marshall Islands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On May - 06 tarakan town and airstrip captured  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On May - 06 gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  Pulitzer prize awarded to Arthur M Schlesinger (Age of Jackson)" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  43 communist rebels, executed in Athens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  A L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for S Afr 1927-29), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1950  "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 perfs on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  Agnes Smedley, writer, dies on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 06

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1397  On May - 06 birth of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (d. 1450)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1606  Lorenzo Lippi, [Perlone Zipoli], poet/painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1713  On May - 06 birth of charles Batteux, French philosopher (d. 1780)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1758  Maximilien Robespierre, Arras Fr, French revolutionary/avocat (1781) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1759  On May - 06 birth of francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In May - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0523  Death of Thrasamunde, king of Vandalen on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0680  Death of Muawiyah I, caliph (b. 602) on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0988  On this day in history death of dirk II, West Frisian count of Holland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1085  On this day in history king Alfonso VI, of Leon conquered Toledo, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1124  Death of Balak, Emir of Aleppo, murdered on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1475  On May - 06 dieric Bouts, Dutch painter, dies at about 64  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1502  Death of James Tyrrell, alleged murderer of the Princes in the Tower (executed) on May - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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