Historical Events In May - 06
Thursday, 23 March 2023
1951 Pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0 on May - 06.
1952 On this day in history alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60
1953 On May - 06 brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Phila A's, 6-0
1954 On May - 06 roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3 59 4)
1954 Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3:59:4) on May - 06.
1955 West Germany joins NATO on this day in history.
1956 Gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header on this day in history.
1957 Italian Government of Segni resigns on May - 06.
1957 Last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV on this day in history.
1957 Pulitzer prize awarded to John F Kennedy (Profiles in Courage) on May - 06.
1957 Italian govt of Segni resigns on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history iceland gunboats shoot at British fishing ships
1960 England's Princess Margaret marries Antony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon) on May - 06.
1960 President Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960 on this day in history.
1960 Students attack Dutch embassy in Djakarta on May - 06.
1960 On this day in history trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramón Mercader), freed in México
1960 Paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1961 Lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65 on May - 06.
1962 Antonio Segni elected President of Italy on May - 06.
1962 On this day in history first nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)
1962 Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos on May - 06.
1962 On May - 06 uS performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
1963 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August) on this day in history.
1963 Monty Wooley, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1964 Harold Morris, composer, dies at 74 on May - 06.
1966 On this day in history canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin
1967 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College on this day in history.
1967 Zakir Hussain elected first Moslem President of India on this day in history.
1968 Battle between students & troops in Paris France, 1000 injured on this day in history.
1968 On May - 06 spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards
1970 On May - 06 yuchiro Miura of Japan skis down Mount Everest
1971 Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70 on May - 06.
1972 On May - 06 in the second most active dog-fight day of the war, Navy flyers shot down two iG-17s and two MiG-21s.
1973 Ernest MacMillan, composer, dies at 79 on May - 06.
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