Historical Events In May - 06
Saturday, 27 February 2021
1951 On May - 06 pitts Pirate Cliff Chambers no-hits Boston Brave, 3-0
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 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 May - 06.
1955 On this day in history west Germany joins NATO
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 this day in history.
1957 On May - 06 last broadcast of "I Love Lucy" on CBS-TV
1957 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to John F Kennedy (Profiles in Courage)
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 On this day in history president Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960
1960 On May - 06 students attack Dutch embassy in Djakarta
1960 Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramón Mercader), freed in México on this day in history.
1960 On May - 06 paul Abraham, Hungarian composer (Blume von Hawaii), dies at 67
1961 Lucian Blaga, philosopher/poet (Transcendental censor), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history antonio Segni elected President of Italy
1962 First nuclear warhead fired from Polaris submarine (Ethan Allen) on this day in history.
1962 Pathet Lao breaks cease fire/conquerors Nam Tha Laos on May - 06.
1962 US performs nuclear test at Pacific Ocean on May - 06.
1963 Pulitzer prize awarded to Barbara Tuchman (Guns of August) on May - 06.
1963 Monty Wooley, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner), dies at 74 on May - 06.
1964 On May - 06 harold Morris, composer, dies at 74
1966 Canadian Minister of Finance announces a $20 Centennial gold coin on May - 06.
1967 On May - 06 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College
1967 On May - 06 zakir Hussain elected first Moslem President of India
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 On this day in history yuchiro Miura of Japan skis down Mount Everest
1971 Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70 on May - 06.
1972 In the second most active dog-fight day of the war, Navy flyers shot down two iG-17s and two MiG-21s on May - 06.
1973 Ernest MacMillan, composer, dies at 79 on May - 06.