Historical Events In May - 06
Friday, 14 August 2020
1951 On May - 06 pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0
1952 Alberto Savinio, Italian composer (Capitano Ulisse), dies at 60 on May - 06.
1953 On May - 06 brown's Bobo Holloman 1st major league start, no-hits Phila A's, 6-0
1954 Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3 59 4) on May - 06.
1954 Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3:59:4) on this day in history.
1955 West Germany joins NATO on May - 06.
1956 On May - 06 gus Bell (Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header
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 this day in history.
1957 On this day in history italian govt of Segni resigns
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 this day in history.
1960 Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramón Mercader), freed in México on May - 06.
1960 On this day in history paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67
1961 Lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65 on May - 06.
1962 On May - 06 antonio Segni elected President of Italy
1962 On May - 06 first nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen)
1962 On May - 06 pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos
1962 On May - 06 uS performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean
1963 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August) on May - 06.
1963 On May - 06 monty Wooley, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner), dies at 74
1964 Harold Morris, composer, dies at 74 on May - 06.
1966 Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin on May - 06.
1967 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College on May - 06.
1967 Zakir Hussain elected first Moslem President of India on May - 06.
1968 Battle between students & troops in Paris France, 1000 injured on May - 06.
1968 On May - 06 spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards
1970 Yuchiro Miura of Japan skis down Mount Everest on this day in history.
1971 Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70 on May - 06.
1972 On this day in history 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.